Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
1 Peter 5:10
And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.
We know that in everything God works with those who love him, whom he has called in accordance with his purpose, to bring about what is good.
including us whom he has called not only from among the Jews but from among the heathen?
I am pressing toward the goal, for the prize to which God through Christ Jesus calls us upward.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
to make your lives worthy of God who invites you into his kingdom and his glory.
1 Thessalonians 4:7
God has not called us to an unclean life, but to a pure one.
2 Timothy 1:9
He saved us and called us to a consecrated life, not for anything we had done, but of his own accord and out of the mercy which he bestowed upon us ages ago through Christ Jesus,
2 Peter 1:3
For his divine power has given us every requisite for life and piety, through our coming to know him who through his glory and excellence called us to him.
"To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: " 'He who is holy and true, who carries the key of David, who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open, speaks thus:
The four animals have each of them six wings, and they are covered with eyes all over and underneath their wings. And day and night they never cease to say, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God, the Almighty, who was and is and is coming."
They cried out in a loud voice, "Holy and true Master, how long is it to be before you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?"
So you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is.
That we should be delivered from the hands of our enemies,
2 Corinthians 7:1
So since we have promises like these, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves of everything that can defile body or spirit, and by reverence for God make our consecration complete.
So follow God's example, like his dear children,
Whatever happens, show yourselves citizens worthy of the good news of the Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am kept away and only hear news of you, I may know that you are standing firm with one spirit, one purpose, fighting side by side for faith in the good news.
so that you will be blameless and honest, faultless children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted age, in which you appear like stars in a dark world,
1 Thessalonians 4:3
It is God's will that you should be consecrated, that you abstain from immorality,
For God's mercy has appeared and brought salvation to all men,
This is a trustworthy teaching, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who believe in God may make it their business to do good. All this is right and beneficial to mankind.
Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.
2 Peter 1:4
Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.
1 Peter 2:12
Live upright lives among the heathen, so that even if they charge you with being evil-doers, they may from observing the uprightness of your conduct come to praise God on the Day of Judgment.
1 Peter 3:16
and keep your conscience clear, so that those who abuse your upright Christian conduct may be made ashamed of their slanders.
But the commonwealth to which we belong is in heaven, and from it we are eagerly awaiting the coming of a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set those who believe an example in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.
You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"
What wise, intelligent man is there among you? Let him show by his good life that what he does is done in the humility of wisdom.
2 Peter 3:11
If all these things are to be dissolved in this way, what holy and pious lives you ought to lead,