“ He must turn away from evil and do good; He must seek peace and pursue it.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.
If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.
Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.
The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause.”
“And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.’”
Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.
Too long has my soul had its dwelling With those who hate peace.
Do good, O Lord, to those who are good And to those who are upright in their hearts.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the Lord one keeps away from evil.
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.
“ Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight. Cease to do evil,
so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
‘And do not lead us into temptation, but [ deliver us from evil. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]
For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.
To shine upon those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, To guide our feet into the way of peace.”
And Jesus said to them, “I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?”
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.
I do not ask You to take them out of the world, but to keep them from the evil one.
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.
For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,
And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.
Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin.
Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.