Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,
Then Jeremiah answered, "You will not be handed over to them. Please obey the Lord by doing what I have been telling you. Then all will go well with you and your life will be spared.
Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice -- alive, holy, and pleasing to God -- which is your reasonable service.
1 Corinthians 4:16
I encourage you, then, be imitators of me.
2 Corinthians 5:20
Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His plea through us. We plead with you on Christ's behalf, "Be reconciled to God!"
2 Corinthians 6:1
Now because we are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, appeal to you personally by the meekness and gentleness of Christ (I who am meek when present among you, but am full of courage toward you when away!) --
I beg you, brothers and sisters, become like me, because I have become like you. You have done me no wrong!
I would rather appeal to you on the basis of love -- I, Paul, an old man and even now a prisoner for the sake of Christ Jesus --
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,
2 John 1:5
But now I ask you, lady (not as if I were writing a new commandment to you, but the one we have had from the beginning), that we love one another.
There is one body and one Spirit, just as you too were called to the one hope of your calling,
And we know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose,
with this goal in mind, I strive toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:11
And in this regard we pray for you always, that our God will make you worthy of his calling and fulfill by his power your every desire for goodness and every work of faith,
2 Timothy 1:9
He is the one who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not based on our works but on his own purpose and grace, granted to us in Christ Jesus before time began,
Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, partners in a heavenly calling, take note of Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess,
1 Peter 3:9
Do not return evil for evil or insult for insult, but instead bless others because you were called to inherit a blessing.
1 Peter 5:10
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
2 Peter 1:3
I can pray this because his divine power has bestowed on us everything necessary for life and godliness through the rich knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.