Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
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Jesus answered, "I do not have a demon; but I honor my Father, and you dishonor me.
1 Peter 2:21
For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.
1 Peter 3:9
Do not return evil for evil or insult for insult, but give a blessing instead; for to this you were called, that you may inherit a blessing.
he must hold firm to the sure word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to refute those who contradict it.
Show yourself in all respects an example of good deeds, and in your teaching show integrity, seriousness,