Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Timothy 5:4
But, if any widow has children or grand-children, let them learn first to show regard to their own family, and to make returns to their parents; for this is acceptable before God.
I beseech you, therefore, brethren, through the mercies of God, to present, your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing to God, which is your rational service;
For he that in these things serves Christ, is well-pleasing to God, and approved by men.
(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
being filled with the fruit of righteousness, which is through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
But I have all, and abound; I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odor of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
to walk worthily of the Lord to all pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God;
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received from us how ye ought to walk, and to please God??ven as ye also are walking??hat ye abound more and more;
But, of well-doing, and contributing, be not forgetful; for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
1 Peter 2:5
ye yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.