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 it came to pass that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even while I prayed in the temple, I was in a rapture of understanding
delivering thee from the people and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee
Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with freedom, said, It was necessary indeed that the word of God should first have been spoken to you; but seeing ye put it from you and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.
who in generations past suffered all the Gentiles to walk in their own ways.
And he said unto me, Depart, for I will send thee far from here unto the Gentiles.
do not boast against the branches. But if thou boast, know that thou dost not bear the root, but the root thee.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Then Zacchaeus stood and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as dear children
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
that the aged men be temperate, venerable, prudent, sound in faith, in charity, in tolerance.
1 Peter 1:14
as obedient sons, not conforming yourselves with the former desires that you had before in your ignorance,
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
1 Peter 4:2
so that now the time that remains in the flesh, he might live, not unto the lusts of men, but unto the will of God.
2 Peter 1:5
Ye also, giving all diligence to the same, show forth virtue in your faith; and in virtue, knowledge;