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
by observing the religious chastity of their manners.
2 Corinthians 1:12
for this is to me matter of glorying, the testimony of my conscience, that without artifice, and with religious sincerity, not by worldly wisdom, but by God's favourable assistance I have behaved my self towards all men, but more particularly to you.
of which number we all have formerly been, leading our dissolute lives in gratifying the desires of our sensual imaginations: and were indeed obnoxious to the divine displeasure, as other. Gentiles were:
to quit the vicious habits of your former conversation, corrupted by deceitful passions:
only conduct yourselves in a manner becoming the gospel of Christ, that whether I come to see you, or else am absent, I may have this account of you, that you are stedfastly of the same resolution, and unanimously contend for the faith of the gospel,
1 Timothy 4:12
don't give occasion to any to despise your youth: but be a pattern to believers in your discourse, in your behaviour, by your charity, faith and chastity.
let your morals be free from avarice, being contented with what you have: for he hath said, "I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee."
Whoever is a skilful moralist, let him show by his virtuous conduct, that he practises the humble precepts of wisdom.
2 Peter 3:11
Since then this whole system is to be destroyed, how holy should your conduct be, and how ardent your piety?
Render no man evil for evil. mind such things as are approved not only by God, but by men.
let us behave with decency as in open view; not with rioting and drunkenness, not with lewdness and brutality, not with strife and envy.
2 Corinthians 8:21
always considering what is virtuous, with respect to God, and with respect to men.
2 Corinthians 13:7
now I pray God that I may not punish you; not that I may show you my proofs to your cost, but that by your acting honestly, I may be as if I had no proofs:
Finally, my brethren, whatever has the character of truth, of dignity, of justice, of chastity, whatever can procure you esteem and reputation, in a word, if there be any thing virtuous or praise-worthy, let that be the object of your enquiry.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that your way of life may stand fair to the world, and prevent your being dependent upon any man.
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in the practice of all piety and virtue;
Pray for us, for we trust we have a clear conscience, and desire our virtuous conduct may appear to all the world.
that you may be without reproach, the inoffensive spotless children of God in the midst of a depraved and perverse generation (among whom you should shine as stars in the world,
even so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father who is in heaven.
In all things show yourself a pattern of virtue: in teaching shewing uncorruptness,
1 Peter 4:11
let a speaker deliver nothing but what is agreeable to the divine oracles: and let him that attends the poor, be active in proportion to the strength God has given him. amen.
and you Gentiles ought to glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, "for this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name ."
1 Corinthians 14:25
the secrets of his heart become manifest; and so falling down on his face, he will worship God, and declare that God is certainly amongst you.