Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
1 Peter 4:2
and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.
not with mere external service, as though you had only men to please, but like slaves of Christ, carrying out the will of God.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
It is God's will that you should be consecrated, that you abstain from immorality,
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Thank God whatever happens. For this is what God through Christ Jesus wants you to do.
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.
and present a wholesome, unobjectionable message, so that your opponent may be put to shame at finding nothing bad to say about us.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,
2 Peter 2:12
These men, like unreasoning animals, mere creatures of instinct created to be caught and killed, abuse what they do not understand and will be destroyed like animals,
But these people deride anything they do not understand, and the things they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, they use for their own destruction.
And anyone who listens to this teaching of mine and does not act upon it, will be like a foolish man who built his house on sand.
Now five of them were foolish and five were sensible.
for, though they knew God, they have not honored him as God or given thanks to him, but they have indulged in futile speculations, until their stupid minds have become dark.
You senseless Galatians! Who has bewitched you, when you had Jesus Christ shown crucified right before your eyes?
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.