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 trance;
Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send you,
Then Paul and Barnabas grew bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing you put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Who in times past allowed all nations to walk in their own ways.
And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send you far from here unto the Gentiles.
Boast not against the branches. But if you boast, you bear not the root, but the root you.
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 befitting for repentance:
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
That the aged men be sensible, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
1 Peter 4:2
That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
2 Peter 1:5
And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;