Let no man despise your youth; but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing incorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.
Now if Timothy comes, see that he may be with you without fear: for he works the work of the Lord, as I also do.
But in all things presenting ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit:
You are witnesses, and God also, how holy and just and unblamable was our behavior among you that believe:
For you yourselves know how you ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
And the grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise you.
Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good life his works with meekness of wisdom.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;