57 Bible Verses About Fellowship From Scripture

There are many Bible verses about fellowship that can help you understand how God wants us to live in communion with other Christians and with the Lord Himself.

Below is a list of examples of fellowship in the Bible for you to read, study, and apply to your life as a Christian (ordered by the books in the New Testament). The first part includes the best scriptures on fellowship with other believers (both explicitly and implicitly stated) and the second part contains an entire collection of scripture passages about fellowship with God.

Bible Verses About Fellowship

Psalms 133:1

See how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in unity!

Read Psalms 133

Proverbs 27:17

Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens his friend’s countenance.

Read Proverbs 27

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow; but woe to him who is alone when he falls, and doesn’t have another to lift him up. Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth; but how can one keep warm alone? If a man prevails against one who is alone, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Read Ecclesiastes 4

Malachi 3:16

Then those who feared the LORD spoke one with another; and the LORD listened and heard, and a book of memory was written before him for those who feared the LORD and who honoured his name.

Read Malachi 3

John 13:34-35

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Read John 13

John 17:20-26

“Not for these only do I pray, but for those also who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one; even as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that you sent me. The glory which you have given me, I have given to them, that they may be one, even as we are one, I in them, and you in me, that they may be perfected into one, that the world may know that you sent me and loved them, even as you loved me. Father, I desire that they also whom you have given me be with me where I am, that they may see my glory which you have given me, for you loved me before the foundation of the world. Righteous Father, the world hasn’t known you, but I knew you; and these knew that you sent me. I made known to them your name, and will make it known; that the love with which you loved me may be in them, and I in them.”

Read John 17

Acts 1:14

All these with one accord continued steadfastly in prayer and supplication, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.

Read Acts 1

Acts 2:1-4

Now when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one accord in one place. Suddenly there came from the sky a sound like the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed to them, and one sat on each of them. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak.

Read Acts 2

Acts 2:42

They continued steadfastly in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.

Read Acts 2

Acts 2:44-47

All who believed were together, and had all things in common. They sold their possessions and goods, and distributed them to all, according as anyone had need. Day by day, continuing steadfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God and having favour with all the people. The Lord added to the assembly day by day those who were being saved.

Read Acts 2

Acts 4:32

The multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. Not one of them claimed that anything of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common.

Read Acts 4

Romans 1:12

That is, that I with you may be encouraged in you, each of us by the other’s faith, both yours and mine.

Read Romans 1

Romans 12:4-6

For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don’t have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another, having gifts differing according to the grace that was given to us.

Read Romans 12

Romans 12:10-13

In love of the brothers be tenderly affectionate to one another; in honour prefer one another, not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord, rejoicing in hope, enduring in troubles, continuing steadfastly in prayer, contributing to the needs of the saints, and given to hospitality.

Read Romans 12

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind one towards another. Don’t set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don’t be wise in your own conceits.

Read Romans 12

Romans 16:17

Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learnt, and turn away from them.

Read Romans 16

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I beg you, brothers, through the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions amongst you, but that you be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgement.

Read 1 Corinthians 1

1 Corinthians 12:27

Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually.

Read 1 Corinthians 12

2 Corinthians 6:14

Don’t be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship do righteousness and iniquity have? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

Read 2 Corinthians 6

Galatians 2:9

And when they perceived the grace that was given to me, James and Cephas and John, those who were reputed to be pillars, gave to Barnabas and me the right hand of fellowship, that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcision.

Read Galatians 2

Galatians 6:2

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

Read Galatians 6

Ephesians 4:11-16

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a full grown man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error; but speaking truth in love, we may grow up in all things into him who is the head, Christ, from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.

Read Ephesians 4

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. Walk in love, even as Christ also loved us and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

Read Ephesians 5

Ephesians 5:11

Have no fellowship with the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather even reprove them.

Read Ephesians 5

Philippians 2:1-4

If therefore there is any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind; doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself; each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.

Read Philippians 2

Colossians 2:5

For though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.

Read Colossians 2

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.

Read Colossians 3

1 Thessalonians 5:11

Therefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as you also do.

Read 1 Thessalonians 5

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We exhort you, brothers: Admonish the disorderly; encourage the faint-hearted; support the weak; be patient towards all.

Read 1 Thessalonians 5

2 Timothy 3:5

Holding a form of godliness but having denied its power. Turn away from these, also.

Read 2 Timothy 3

Hebrews 3:13

But exhort one another day by day, so long as it is called “today”, lest any one of you be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Read Hebrews 3

Hebrews 10:24-25

Let’s consider how to provoke one another to love and good works, not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.

Read Hebrews 10

James 5:16

Confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.

Read James 5

1 Peter 3:8-9

Finally, all of you be like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tenderhearted, courteous, not rendering evil for evil or insult for insult; but instead blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.

Read 1 Peter 3

1 Peter 4:9-10

Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, employ it in serving one another, as good managers of the grace of God in its various forms.

Read 1 Peter 4

1 John 1:3

That which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us. Yes, and our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.

Read 1 John 1

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son, cleanses us from all sin.

Read 1 John 1

1 John 4:11-12

Beloved, if God loved us in this way, we also ought to love one another. 12 No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love has been perfected in us.

Read 1 John 4

Scriptures On Fellowship With God

Psalms 25:14

The friendship of the LORD is with those who fear him. He will show them his covenant.

Read Psalms 25

Matthew 18:20

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am in the middle of them.”

Read Matthew 18

John 3:16-17

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only born Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life. 1For God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him.

Read John 3

John 17:21-23

“That they may all be one; even as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that you sent me. The glory which you have given me, I have given to them, that they may be one, even as we are one, I in them, and you in me, that they may be perfected into one, that the world may know that you sent me and loved them, even as you loved me.”

Read John 17

1 Corinthians 1:9

God is faithful, through whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Read 1 Corinthians 1

1 Corinthians 6:14

Now God raised up the Lord, and will also raise us up by his power.

Read 1 Corinthians 6

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

The cup of blessing which we bless, isn’t it a sharing of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, isn’t it a sharing of the body of Christ? Because there is one loaf of bread, we, who are many, are one body; for we all partake of the one loaf of bread.

Read 1 Corinthians 10

1 Corinthians 12:12-13

For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptised into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all given to drink into one Spirit.

Read 1 Corinthians 12

2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Don’t be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship do righteousness and iniquity have? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness? What agreement does Christ have with Belial? Or what portion does a believer have with an unbeliever? What agreement does a temple of God have with idols? For you are a temple of the living God. Even as God said, “I will dwell in them and walk in them. I will be their God and they will be my people.”

Read 2 Corinthians 6

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s love, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen.

Read 2 Corinthians 13

Philippians 1:3-6

I thank my God whenever I remember you, always in every request of mine on behalf of you all, making my requests with joy, for your partnership in furtherance of the Good News from the first day until now; being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.

Read Philippians 1

Philippians 3:7-11

However, I consider those things that were gain to me as a loss for Christ. Yes most certainly, and I count all things to be a loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord, for whom I suffered the loss of all things, and count them nothing but refuse, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith, that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death, if by any means I may attain to the resurrection from the dead. Not that I have already obtained, or am already made perfect; but I press on, that I may take hold of that for which also I was taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

Read Philippians 3

1 John 1:6

If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie and don’t tell the truth.

Read 1 John 1

1 John 2:24

Therefore, as for you, let that remain in you which you heard from the beginning. If that which you heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son, and in the Father.

Read 1 John 2

1 John 2:28

Now, little children, remain in him, that when he appears, we may have boldness and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

Read 1 John 2

1 John 3:24

He who keeps his commandments remains in him, and he in him. By this we know that he remains in us, by the Spirit which he gave us.

Read 1 John 3

1 John 4:11-13

Beloved, if God loved us in this way, we also ought to love one another. No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love has been perfected in us. By this we know that we remain in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

Read 1 John 4

1 John 5:20

We know that the Son of God has come and has given us an understanding, that we know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

Read 1 John 3

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with me.

Read Revelation 3

Fellowship In the Bible Summary

I hope you enjoyed this list of Bible verses about fellowship.

As you discovered, there are many scriptures on fellowship with other believers
and with God in the Bible that can give you insight into how the Lord wants us to be in communion as a body of believers. If you’re looking for wisdom in this area of your life, then I encourage you to incorporate as many of these scripture passages into your daily Bible readings and prayers. Doing so will help you be an example to others as a light in the world for Jesus Christ.

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