Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;
So then, my beloved,
just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 2:4
but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.
So then do not be foolish, but
understand what the will of the Lord is.
“ Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.
For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother.”
For this reason also,
since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you
abstain from sexual immorality;
For you have need of
endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
1 Peter 2:15
such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.
1 Peter 4:2
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
1 John 2:17
The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
Yet in spite of all this her treacherous sister Judah did not return to Me with all her heart, but rather in
deception,” declares the Lord.
I will give them a
heart to know Me, for I am the Lord; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart.
thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,
Whatever you do, do your work
heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,
But when food was set before him to eat, he said, “I will not eat until I have told my business.” And he said, “Speak on.”
But he said to him, “
You yourself know how I have served you and how your cattle have fared with me.
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.