Most Relevant Verses
abstain from every form of evil.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,
instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
- Proper (142 instances)