Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.
And he was with them coming in and going out at Jerusalem, and speaking boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus.
And it came to pass, my having returned to Jerusalem and while I prayed in the temple, for me to became in a trance.
delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom I send thee,
But having spoken boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, It was necessary for the word of God to be spoken first to you, but since ye thrust it away, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
who in the generations that have passed allowed all the nations to go in their own ways,
And he said to me, Depart, because I will send thee far away to Gentiles.
do not boast against the branches. But if thou boast, thou do not bear the root, but the root thee.
Let the wicked man forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. And let him return to LORD, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance.
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to say within yourselves, We have a father, Abraham. For I say to you, that God is able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
And having stood, Zacchaeus said to the Lord, Behold, half of the things possessed by me, Lord, I give to the poor. And if I defrauded any man of anything, I repay fourfold.
This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.
Children, obey your parents in Lord, for this is right.
Aged men are to be without wine, noble, serious minded, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.
1 Peter 1:14
As children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance,
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in flesh, no longer by lusts of men, but by the will of God.
2 Peter 1:5
Now this same thing also, having applied all eagerness, furnish in your faith, virtue, and in virtue, knowledge,