Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.
"Everyone, therefore, who listens to this teaching of mine and acts upon it, will be like a sensible man who built his house on rock.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I ask it to shame you. Has it come to this, that there is not a single wise man among you who could settle a disagreement between one brother and another,
Every man ought to test his own work, and then whatever satisfaction he has will be with reference to himself, and not in comparison with someone else.
But someone may say, "You have faith, and I good deeds." Show me your faith without any good deeds, and I will show you my faith by my good deeds.
2 Corinthians 8:24
So you must give proof to them before all the churches of your love, and justify my pride in you.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
Whatever happens, show yourselves citizens worthy of the good news of the Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am kept away and only hear news of you, I may know that you are standing firm with one spirit, one purpose, fighting side by side for faith in the good news.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set those who believe an example in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.
You must not be avaricious; you must be content with what you have, for God himself has said, "I will never let go of you or desert you!"
1 Peter 2:12
Live upright lives among the heathen, so that even if they charge you with being evil-doers, they may from observing the uprightness of your conduct come to praise God on the Day of Judgment.
1 Peter 3:1
You married women, in the same way, must be submissive to your husbands, so that any who refuse to believe the message may be won over without argument through the behavior of their wives
The wisdom that is from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, considerate, willing to yield, full of compassion and good deeds, whole-hearted, straightforward.
So strip yourselves of everything that soils you, and of every evil growth, and in a humble spirit let the message that has the power to save your souls be planted in your hearts.
"Blessed are the humble-minded, for they will possess the land!
Let my yoke be put upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble-minded, and your hearts will find rest,
"Tell the daughter of Zion, 'Here is your king coming to you, Gentle, and riding on an ass, And on the foal of a beast of burden.' "
2 Corinthians 10:1
I appeal to you personally, by the gentleness and forbearance of Christ??he Paul who is so humble when face to face with you, but so bold in dealing with you when he is far away!
gentleness, self-control. There is no law against such things!
But if a man is caught doing something wrong, brothers, you are spiritual, and you must set him right, in a spirit of gentleness. Think of yourself, for you may be tempted too.
with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly.
As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance.
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, must fly from these things. Strive for uprightness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
2 Timothy 2:25
correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,
to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.
1 Peter 3:4
yours must be the inner beauty of character, the imperishable attraction of a quiet and gentle spirit, which has great value in the sight of God.