Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
Having your conduct honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
But when the multitude saw it, they marveled, and glorified God, who had given such power unto men.
But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more unto the perfect day.
Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.
While by the proof of this ministry they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good behavior in Christ.
If any man speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man ministers, let him do it as of the ability which God gives: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Then shall your light break forth as the morning, and your health shall spring forth speedily: and your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.
Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon you.
To provide for them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Moreover when you fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
But all their works they do to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,
And he said unto them, When you pray, say, Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, as in heaven, so on earth.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
And thus are the secrets of his heart made manifest; and so falling down on his face he will worship God, and report that God is in you of a truth.
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.
For you were once darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;
That you would walk worthy of God, who has called you unto his kingdom and glory.
Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.
When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.
But (as becomes women professing godliness) with good works.
Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
Likewise also the good works of some are evident beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot be hid.
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to share;
In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing incorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.
But after the kindness and love of God our Savior toward man appeared,
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
And let our own also learn to maintain good works for urgent needs, that they not be unfruitful.
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conduct of the wives;