Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
they were both of them sincerely pious; observing all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord; with unspotted reputation.
1 Corinthians 1:8
and God will confirm you to the end, that ye may be unaccused in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
that he himself might make her appear illustrious to his own eye, a church without spot, or any thing like a defect; so as to be holy and irreprehensible.
1 Thessalonians 5:23
Now may the God of peace make you intirely holy: may every part of you, your spirit, soul, and body be preserved irreprovable at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 3:2
a bishop therefore ought to be of an unspotted character, to have but one wife, to be sober, prudent, grave, hospitable, and qualified for teaching:
1 Timothy 5:7
these things recommend to them, that they may be without reproach.
to chuse such as are without reproach, married to but one wife, whose children are obedient, not accused of debauchery, nor unruly.
2 Peter 3:14
since then, my dear brethren, your expectations are such, take care to appear before him, without any defect or blemish, in order to be happy; and be persuaded,
By your mission you will be expos'd like sheep in the midst of wolves: be then as circumspect as serpents, and as inoffensive as doves:
your christianity is very well known in the world. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you as expert in that which is good, as unpractis'd in what is evil.
and indeed we wanted an high priest of such a character, one that is holy, innocent, undefiled, one that is separated from sinful men, and exalted above the heavens; one who was under no necessity,
that ye may be the children of your father who is in heaven, for he causes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
but as for you, love your enemies, do good, and lend without expecting any advantage from it: so shall your reward be great, in acting like the children of the most high: for he is kind to the most ungrateful wretches.
2 Corinthians 6:17
wherefore come out from among them, be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as his dear children; live together in love,
1 Peter 1:14
as obedient children be no longer influenc'd by those passions, which were the effects of your former ignorance.
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
1 John 3:1
Consider what proof the father has given us of his love, in allowing us to be called the sons of God: therefore the world does not know us, because it knew him not.
1 Timothy 5:14
I enjoin therefore the young women to marry, to detest abortion, to govern their families, and give our enemies no handle for reproach.
entirely obsequious without grumbling. not to pilfer, but to show the strictest fidelity; that they may do honour to the doctrine of God our saviour in all things.
you shall see I will make those of the synagogue of satan, who say they are Jews, and are not, but do lye: you shall see I will make them come, and throw themselves at your feet, and they shall know that you are the objects of my love.
upon which Jesus answered, incredulous and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you?
nay, among your own body some will start up to vent their intricate conceits, and draw a number of followers.
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,
ye are the light of the world. a city that is situated on an hill, cannot be hid;
he was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing to be entertain'd for a while with his light.
you were heretofore altogether in the dark, but now being enlightned by the Lord, behave as children of light:
for you are all the sons of God by faith in Christ Jesus.