and have your honest conversation among the Gentiles, so that, in that which they murmur about you as of evildoers, having witnessed your good works, they may glorify God in the day of visitation.
Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
having a good conscience, so in that which they murmur against you as of evildoers, those that blaspheme your good conversation in the Christ may be confused.
Whosoever sacrifices praise glorifies me; and to him that orders his ways aright I will show the salvation of God.
and shall cast thee down to the ground and thy children within thee, and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.
providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if anyone ministers, let them do it according to the virtue which God gives, that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus, the Christ, unto whom is glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
And there was a strife between the pastors of Abram's cattle and the pastors of Lot's cattle; and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt then in the land.
He The wicked have drawn out the sword and have bent their bow to cast down the poor and needy and to slay such as are of upright conversation.
And what will ye do in the day of visitation and in the desolation which shall come from far? To whom will ye flee for help and where will ye leave your glory?
Blessed are ye when men shall revile you and persecute you and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake.
And the multitude, seeing it, marvelled and glorified God, who had given such power unto men.
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the slave as his lord. If they have called the husband of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call those of his household?
Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and made redemption for his people
Blessed are ye when men shall hate you and when they shall separate you from their company and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil for the sake of the Son of man.
Simeon has declared how God first visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
For we have found this man a pestilent fellow and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world and prince of the seditious sect of the Nazarenes,
neither can they prove the things of which they now accuse me.
And when he was come, the Jews who came down from Jerusalem stood round about and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.
Not repaying anyone evil for evil; procuring that which is good not only in the sight of God, but even in the sight of all men.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day, not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
but that the Gentiles glorify God by mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess thee among the Gentiles and sing unto thy name.
for the secrets of his heart are made manifest; and so falling down on his face, he will worship God, declaring that God is indeed in you.
For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world and more abundantly towards you.
Now I pray to God that ye do no evil, not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is good, though we be as reprobates.
among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind and were by nature the children of wrath, even as all the others.
that ye put off everything concerning the old way of life, that is, the old man who corrupts himself according to deceitful desires,
Only let your conversation be as is worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, unanimous, working together for the faith of the gospel,
that ye may be blameless and innocent, children of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is any praise, exercise yourselves in these things.
that ye may walk honestly toward those that are without, and that ye may desire nothing from any one.
for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.
Let no man despise thy youth, but be thou an example of the faithful in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
in all things showing thyself as an example of good works, in doctrine showing integrity, seriousness, purity,
Let your conversation be without covetousness, and be content with such things as ye have; for he has said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience in all things desiring to conduct ourselves well.
Who is wise and ready among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom.
Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, so that also those who do not obey the Word, may be won without a word by the conversation of their wives,
If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are ye; for the glory and the Spirit of God rests upon you; certainly on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified.