but as he that called you is holy be you also holy in all [your] conduct,
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every defilement of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
What wise and intelligent man is there among you? Let him show his works by good conduct, in the meekness of wisdom.
Be therefore followers of God, as dear children,
that you may be blameless and sincere, children of God without blame in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine as luminaries in the world,
For this is the will of God, your purity, that you should abstain from fornication,
having your conduct honorable among the gentiles, that wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, from the good works which they see they may glorify God in the day of visitation,
to grant us without fear, being delivered from the hand of our enemies, to serve him
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to [his] purpose.
Only conduct yourselves as citizens worthily of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand firm in one spirit, striving together with one mind for the faith of the gospel,
But our kingdom is in heaven, from which also we expect the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,
and charged you to walk worthily of God who calls you into his kingdom and glory.
Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the faithful, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his purpose and grace given us in Christ Jesus from eternity,
For the grace of God that pertains to salvation appeared to all men,
The word is true, and I wish you to insist strongly concerning these things, that those who have believed in God may be careful to maintain good works. For these things are honorable and useful to men.
and let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary purposes, that they may not be unfruitful.
Let your life be without avarice, and be contented with what you have; for he said, I will never leave you, I will never forsake you;
But you are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people, that you should declare the virtues of him who called you out of darkness into his glorious light;
having a good conscience, that in what they speak evil of you they may be ashamed who slander your good conduct in Christ.
And may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when you have suffered a little while, himself make you perfect, confirm, strengthen, establish you.
As his divine power has given us all things which pertain to life and piety, through the knowledge of him that has called us to his own glory and virtue,
All these things therefore being dissolved, what persons ought we to be in holy conduct and piety,
And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, as he is pure.
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write, These things says the Holy One, the True, he that has the key of David, he that opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open,
And the four cherubs had each six wings apiece. And they were full of eyes around and within, and they had no rest day nor night, saying, Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty the Was and the Is and the Is to come.