If you fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well:…
James Russell Lowell touched a chord, with a master hand, when, some little time ago, he said: "The Republic has gone on far too long on the principle 'I am as good as you,' and she must now begin on the other principle, 'You are as good as I.'" These two principles illustrate, most forcibly, the respective principles of superstition and religion, of selfishness and sacrifice. Going on the principle of superstition and selfishness, the old world sickened and died, slain by its own hand. "I am as good as you," filled the earth with "demons and chimeras dire," whose chief employment it was to prey upon their authors. Christianity struck the note of fraternity, and pride gave place to humility, when the apostles went forth to declare to all men, "You are as good as I."
Parallel VersesKJV: If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well: