1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

Ephesians 4:1

Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

Colossians 2:6

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him,

Job 17:9

"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

Psalm 92:14

They will still yield fruit in old age; They shall be full of sap and very green,

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

John 15:2

"Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

Acts 20:27

"For I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose of God.

Romans 8:8

and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 12:1-2

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread;

1 Corinthians 15:1

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, myself urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am meek when face to face with you, but bold toward you when absent!

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:20

But you did not learn Christ in this way,

Ephesians 5:17

So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Philippians 3:14

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children,

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;

1 Thessalonians 4:2

For you know what commandments we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 4:10-12

for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,

2 Thessalonians 3:1

Finally, brethren, pray for us that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified, just as it did also with you;

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.

1 Timothy 6:13-14

I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

Hebrews 13:22

But I urge you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

2 Peter 1:5-10

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

1 John 3:22

and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.

2 Timothy 4:1

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom:

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Bible References

We

1 Thessalonians 2:11
just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children,
Romans 12:1
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, myself urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am meek when face to face with you, but bold toward you when absent!
Ephesians 4:1
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
Philemon 1:9
yet for love's sake I rather appeal to you--since I am such a person as Paul, the aged, and now also a prisoner of Christ Jesus--
Hebrews 13:22
But I urge you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.

Ye have

1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
Acts 20:27
"For I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose of God.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread;
1 Corinthians 15:1
Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,
Philippians 1:27
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Colossians 2:6
Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,
2 Thessalonians 3:10
For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

Ye ought

1 Thessalonians 2:12
so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

To please

Romans 8:8
and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Romans 12:2
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
Ephesians 5:17
So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Colossians 1:10
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Hebrews 11:6
And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.
Hebrews 13:16
And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
1 John 3:22
and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.

So ye

1 Thessalonians 4:10
for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,
Job 17:9
"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.
Psalm 92:14
They will still yield fruit in old age; They shall be full of sap and very green,
Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
John 15:2
"Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
Philippians 1:9
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
Philippians 3:14
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
2 Peter 1:5
Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,
2 Peter 3:18
but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

General references

Genesis 5:22
Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Leviticus 22:31
"So you shall keep My commandments, and do them; I am the LORD.
Deuteronomy 4:5
"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.
Deuteronomy 8:1
"All the commandments that I am commanding you today you shall be careful to do, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to give to your forefathers.
Deuteronomy 11:32
and you shall be careful to do all the statutes and the judgments which I am setting before you today.
Luke 1:75
In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit;