Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
Now there was a certain man in Caesarea, named Cornelius, the captain of the Italian band of the army;
Hoping in God for that which they themselves are looking for, that there will be a coming back from the dead for upright men and wrongdoers.
He who is wise will see these things; he who has good sense will have knowledge of them. For the ways of the Lord are straight, and the upright will go in them, but sinners will be falling in them.
As for the man of pride, my soul has no pleasure in him; but the upright man will have life through his good faith.
And Joseph, her husband, being an upright man, and not desiring to make her a public example, had a mind to put her away privately.
For Herod was in fear of John, being conscious that he was an upright and holy man, and kept him safe. And hearing him, he was much troubled; and he gave ear to him gladly.
And there was then in Jerusalem a man whose name was Simeon; and he was an upright man, fearing God and waiting for the comfort of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was on him.
Now there was a man named Joseph, a man of authority and a good and upright man
For in it there is the revelation of the righteousness of God from faith to faith: as it is said in the holy Writings, The man who does righteousness will be living by his faith.
But the upright man will be living by his faith; and if he goes back, my soul will have no pleasure in him.
To the great meeting and church of the first of those who are named in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of good men made complete,
Take then from among you seven men of good name, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, to whom we may give control of this business.
And one Ananias, a God-fearing man, who kept the law, and of whom all the Jews in that place had a high opinion,
And they, when they came to Jesus, made their request warmly, saying,
1 Timothy 3:7
And he is to have a good name among those outside the church, so that nothing may be said against him and he may not be taken by the designs of the Evil One.
For by it our fathers had God's approval.
3 John 1:12
Demetrius has the approval of all men and of what is true: and we give the same witness, and you are certain that our witness is true.
Who is living with Simon, a leather-worker, whose house is by the sea.
Who will say words to you through which you and all your family may get salvation.
Truly I say to you, The man whose ears are open to my word and who has faith in him who sent me, has eternal life; he will not be judged, but has come from death into life.
The spirit is the life giver; the flesh is of no value: the words which I have said to you are spirit and they are life.
Truly I say to you, He who takes to his heart anyone whom I send, takes me to his heart; and he who so takes me, takes him who sent me.
Because I have given them the words which you gave to me; and they have taken them to heart, and have certain knowledge that I came from you, and they have faith that you sent me.
So faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.
2 Corinthians 5:18
But all things are of God, who has made us at peace with himself through Christ, and has given to us the work of making peace;
2 Peter 3:2
So that you may keep in mind the words of the holy prophets in the past, and the law of the Lord and Saviour which was given to you by his Apostles.