Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.
You’ve probably heard the term “CEO Christian”; it’s a term used to describe people who show up to church on Christmas and Easter Only. You can’t “pretend to follow Christ, it’s something you have to do everyday 24/7. Following Christ is a sacrifice, sacrificing yourself. Once you’ve made that sacrifice, your life will transform over time. You will begin to emulate the attributes described in these verses.