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.
My brethren, don't affect many of you to be doctors, considering, that those of us who are such, shall be tried with the greater severity.
therefore, whoever heareth these instructions of mine, and puts them in practice, I will compare him to the prudent man, who built his house upon a rock:
1 Corinthians 6:5
what, is there not a man of experience amongst you, capable of being arbitrator between his brethren?
but let every one bring his own work to the test, and then he will have matter of glorying in himself alone, and not in another.
it will be said, "you have a speculative faith, but mine is practical. where is your faith, if no effects appear? as for me, my actions will vouch for my faith.
2 Corinthians 8:24
wherefore show how much you love them, and how well you deserve the character I gave you, before all the churches.
1 Peter 2:9
and this they were destin'd to. but you are the chosen race, you are kings and priests, the holy nation, the peculiar people, that you might display his glory, who called you out
only conduct yourselves in a manner becoming the gospel of Christ, that whether I come to see you, or else am absent, I may have this account of you, that you are stedfastly of the same resolution, and unanimously contend for the faith of the gospel,
1 Timothy 4:12
don't give occasion to any to despise your youth: but be a pattern to believers in your discourse, in your behaviour, by your charity, faith and chastity.
let your morals be free from avarice, being contented with what you have: for he hath said, "I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee."
1 Peter 2:12
souls. Let your behaviour among the Gentiles be virtuous, that instead of inveighing against you as vicious, they may observe your honest behaviour,
1 Peter 3:1
Let the married women be subservient to their husbands, that if they happen to disbelieve the gospel, they may be gain'd by the instructive conduct of their wives,
but wisdom deriv'd from heaven is first dispassionate, then pacific, equitable, and obsequious: full of beneficence, and all social virtue, free from partiality, and hypocrisy.
throw off then your vices as dregs and scum: and receive with docility that genuine doctrine, which is effectual to your salvation.
Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
take my yoke upon you, and learn to be meek like me, and of an humble temper: and ye shall enjoy tranquillity of mind.
saying, " tell ye the daughter of Sion, behold, thy king cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting on an ass, even a colt, the fole of an ass."
2 Corinthians 10:1
I who am a person of a mean presence, when among you, but exert myself upon your account, when absent; I Paul intreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, not to let me exert that authority,
against such there is no law.
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, do you, who are spiritual, restore him with all gentleness, taking heed lest you yourselves be overcome by temptation.
with all humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another in love;
be you therefore adorn'd with a compassionate temper, with benevolence, humility, meekness, patience as becometh saints and chosen favourites of God:
1 Timothy 6:11
As for you the minister of God, avoid those things: adhere to justice, piety, faith, charity, patience, and benignity of temper.
2 Timothy 2:25
with great temper and meekness informing those, who differ in opinion; because he does not know, but God may change their minds, by convincing them of the truth.
to speak evil of no man. to avoid contention, to be moderate and entirely inoffensive to all men.
1 Peter 3:4
but in the internal qualities of the mind, in that purity, in that mild and dispassionate temper, which is so acceptable to the divine being.