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Temperance

Acts 24:25
While Paul was discussing righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for now, and when I have an opportunity, I will send for you."
1 Corinthians 9:25
Each competitor must exercise self-control in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.
Galatians 5:23
gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
Titus 1:8
Instead he must be hospitable, devoted to what is good, sensible, upright, devout, and self-controlled.
Titus 2:2
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in endurance.

Patience

Psalm 37:7
Wait patiently for the Lord! Wait confidently for him! Do not fret over the apparent success of a sinner, a man who carries out wicked schemes!
Luke 8:15
But as for the seed that landed on good soil, these are the ones who, after hearing the word, cling to it with an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with steadfast endurance.
Luke 21:19
By your endurance you will gain your lives.
Romans 2:7
eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,
Romans 5:3
Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
Romans 8:25
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with endurance.
Romans 15:4
For everything that was written in former times was written for our instruction, so that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But as God's servants, we have commended ourselves in every way, with great endurance, in persecutions, in difficulties, in distresses,
Colossians 1:11
being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might for the display of all patience and steadfastness, joyfully
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:4
As a result we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you are enduring.
2 Thessalonians 3:5
Now may the Lord direct your hearts toward the love of God and the endurance of Christ.
Hebrews 6:12
so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and perseverance inherit the promises.
Hebrews 10:36
For you need endurance in order to do God's will and so receive what is promised.
Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,
James 1:3
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
James 5:7
So be patient, brothers and sisters, until the Lord's return. Think of how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the ground and is patient for it until it receives the early and late rains.
Revelation 1:9
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.
Revelation 2:2
I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.
Revelation 13:10
If anyone is meant for captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, then by the sword he must be killed. This requires steadfast endurance and faith from the saints.
Revelation 14:12
This requires the steadfast endurance of the saints -- those who obey God's commandments and hold to their faith in Jesus.

Godliness

2 Peter 1:3
I can pray this because his divine power has bestowed on us everything necessary for life and godliness through the rich knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.
2 Peter 3:11
Since all these things are to melt away in this manner, what sort of people must we be, conducting our lives in holiness and godliness,
Genesis 5:24
Enoch walked with God, and then he disappeared because God took him away.
Isaiah 57:1
The godly perish, but no one cares. Honest people disappear, when no one minds that the godly disappear because of evil.
1 Timothy 2:2
even for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
1 Timothy 3:16
And we all agree, our religion contains amazing revelation: He was revealed in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
1 Timothy 4:7
But reject those myths fit only for the godless and gullible, and train yourself for godliness.
1 Timothy 6:3
If someone spreads false teachings and does not agree with sound words (that is, those of our Lord Jesus Christ) and with the teaching that accords with godliness,
2 Timothy 3:5
They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.
Titus 1:1
From Paul, a slave of God and apostle of Jesus Christ, to further the faith of God's chosen ones and the knowledge of the truth that is in keeping with godliness,

General references

Deuteronomy 6:17
Keep his commandments very carefully, as well as the stipulations and statutes he commanded you to observe.
Ecclesiastes 10:18
Because of laziness the roof caves in, and because of idle hands the house leaks.
Luke 1:75
in holiness and righteousness before him for as long as we live.

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