Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:
For do I now persuade men or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the slave of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but because we have been approved of God that he might entrust us with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God, who tries our hearts.
The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye is sincere, thy whole body shall be full of light.
And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food together with gladness and singleness of heart,
Slaves, be obedient to those that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as unto the Christ,
And Joseph said unto them the third day, Do this and live, for I fear God.
Also I said, What you do is not good, do you not walk in the fear of our God, that ye not be the reproach of our enemies the Gentiles?
Because dreams abound, and vanities and the words are many, but fear thou God.
Though a sinner does evil one hundred times and his judgment is prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with those that fear God, who fear before his presence;
The conclusion of the entire sermon is heard: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole happiness of man.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.