Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
1 Peter 3:2
when they see how chaste and submissive you are.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For my boast is what my conscience tells me, that my relations to the world and still more to you have been marked by pure motives and godly sincerity, not by worldly shrewdness but by the favor of God.
We all lived among them once, indulging our physical cravings and obeying the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were doomed to God's wrath like other men.
You must lay aside with your former habits your old self which is going to ruin through its deceptive passions.
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.
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,
Do not pay anyone back with evil for evil. See that you are above reproach in the eyes of everyone.
Let us live honorably, as in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, or in immorality and indecency, or in quarreling and jealousy.
2 Corinthians 8:21
I intend to do what is right not only in the Lord's sight but in the eyes of men.
2 Corinthians 13:7
But I pray to God that you may not do wrong??ot to prove me equal to the test, but that you should do right even if I fail to stand it.
Now, brothers, let your minds dwell on what is true, what is worthy, what is right, what is pure, what is amiable, what is kindly??n everything that is excellent or praiseworthy.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that you may have the respect of the outsiders, and not be dependent upon anybody.
1 Timothy 2:2
for emperors and all who are in authority, so that we may live tranquil, quiet lives, with perfect piety and probity.
Pray for me, for I am sure I have a clear conscience, and I mean in every way to live an upright life.
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,
Your light must burn in that way among men so that they will see the good you do, and praise your Father in heaven.
In every way set them an example of good conduct yourself. Teach with sincerity and seriousness,
1 Peter 4:11
If one preaches, let him do it like one who utters the words of God; if one does some service, let him do it as with strength which God supplies, so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
and causing the heathen to praise God for his mercy; as the Scripture says, "I will give thanks to you for this among the heathen, And sing in honor of your name."
1 Corinthians 14:25
the secrets of his heart are exposed, and he will fall down on his face and worship God, and declare that God is really among you.