1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brothers and sisters, we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received instruction from us about how you must live and please God (as you are in fact living) that you do so more and more.

Ephesians 4:1

I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,

Colossians 1:10

so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects -- bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God,

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.

Philippians 1:9

And I pray this, that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight

Colossians 2:6

Therefore, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Now regarding the arrival of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to be with him, we ask you, brothers and sisters,

Job 17:9

But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.

Psalm 92:14

They bear fruit even when they are old; they are filled with vitality and have many leaves.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.

John 15:2

He takes away every branch that does not bear fruit in me. He prunes every branch that bears fruit so that it will bear more fruit.

Acts 20:27

For I did not hold back from announcing to you the whole purpose of God.

Romans 8:8

Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 12:1-2

Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice -- alive, holy, and pleasing to God -- which is your reasonable service.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took bread,

1 Corinthians 15:1

Now I want to make clear for you, brothers and sisters, the gospel that I preached to you, that you received and on which you stand,

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:9

So then whether we are alive or away, we make it our ambition to please him.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Now because we are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, appeal to you personally by the meekness and gentleness of Christ (I who am meek when present among you, but am full of courage toward you when away!) --

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice, set things right, be encouraged, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:20

But you did not learn about Christ like this,

Ephesians 5:17

For this reason do not be foolish, but be wise by understanding what the Lord's will 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 whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 3:14

with this goal in mind, I strive toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

As you know, we treated each one of you as a father treats 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, just as we do for you,

1 Thessalonians 4:2

For you know what commands we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 4:10-12

And indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers and sisters in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,

2 Thessalonians 3:1

Finally, pray for us, brothers and sisters, that the Lord's message may spread quickly and be honored as in fact it was among you,

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this command: "If anyone is not willing to work, neither should he eat."

1 Timothy 5:21

Before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, I solemnly charge you to carry out these commands without prejudice or favoritism of any kind.

1 Timothy 6:13-14

I charge you before God who gives life to all things and Christ Jesus who made his good confession before Pontius Pilate,

1 Timothy 6:13

I charge you before God who gives life to all things and Christ Jesus who made his good confession before Pontius Pilate,

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Hebrews 13:22

Now I urge you, brothers and sisters, bear with my message of exhortation, for in fact I have written to you briefly.

2 Peter 1:5-10

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.

1 John 3:22

and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing to him.

2 Timothy 4:1

I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

We

1 Thessalonians 2:11
As you know, we treated each one of you as a father treats his own children,
Romans 12:1
Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice -- alive, holy, and pleasing to God -- which is your reasonable service.
2 Corinthians 6:1
Now because we are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, appeal to you personally by the meekness and gentleness of Christ (I who am meek when present among you, but am full of courage toward you when away!) --
Ephesians 4:1
I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,
Philemon 1:9
I would rather appeal to you on the basis of love -- I, Paul, an old man and even now a prisoner for the sake of Christ Jesus --
Hebrews 13:22
Now I urge you, brothers and sisters, bear with my message of exhortation, for in fact I have written to you briefly.

Ye have

1 Thessalonians 4:11
to aspire to lead a quiet life, to attend to your own business, and to work with your hands, as we commanded you.
Acts 20:27
For I did not hold back from announcing to you the whole purpose of God.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took bread,
1 Corinthians 15:1
Now I want to make clear for you, brothers and sisters, the gospel that I preached to you, that you received and on which 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 whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,
Colossians 2:6
Therefore, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,
2 Thessalonians 3:10
For even when we were with you, we used to give you this command: "If anyone is not willing to work, neither should he eat."

Ye ought

1 Thessalonians 2:12
exhorting and encouraging you and insisting that you live in a way worthy of God who calls you to his own kingdom and his glory.

To please

Romans 8:8
Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
Ephesians 5:17
For this reason do not be foolish, but be wise by understanding what the Lord's will is.
Colossians 1:10
so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects -- bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God,
Hebrews 11:6
Now without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Hebrews 13:16
And do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.
1 John 3:22
and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do the things that are pleasing to him.

So ye

1 Thessalonians 4:10
And indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers and sisters in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,
Job 17:9
But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.
Psalm 92:14
They bear fruit even when they are old; they are filled with vitality and have many leaves.
Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
John 15:2
He takes away every branch that does not bear fruit in me. He prunes every branch that bears fruit so that it will bear more fruit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Philippians 1:9
And I pray this, that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight
Philippians 3:14
with this goal in mind, I strive toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.

General references

Genesis 5:22
After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God for 300 years, and he had other sons and daughters.
Leviticus 22:31
"You must be sure to do my commandments. I am the Lord.
Deuteronomy 4:5
Look! I have taught you statutes and ordinances just as the Lord my God told me to do, so that you might carry them out in the land you are about to enter and possess.
Deuteronomy 8:1
You must keep carefully all these commandments I am giving you today so that you may live, increase in number, and go in and occupy the land that the Lord promised to your ancestors.
Deuteronomy 11:32
Be certain to keep all the statutes and ordinances that I am presenting to you today.
Luke 1:75
in holiness and righteousness before him for as long as we live.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For the appeal we make does not come from error or impurity or with deceit,

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