I beseech you, therefore, brethren, through the mercies of God, to present, your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing to God, which is your rational service;
1 Peter 2:5
ye yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
neither present your members to sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and your members to God as instruments of righteousness.
Know ye not that to whom ye present yourselves as slaves for obedience, his slaves ye are whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or obedience unto righteousness?
I speak after human fashion because of the weakness of your flesh; for, as ye presented your members subservient to uncleanness, and to iniquity unto iniquity; so now present your members subservient to righteousness unto holiness.
I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord exhort you to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I beseech you, brethren, through the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfected in the same mind, and in the same judgment.
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, myself entreat you, through the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in your presence, indeed, am lowly among you; but, being absent, am bold toward you;
Wherefore, I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven; because she loved much; but he, to whom little is forgiven, loves little."
and that He might make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He prepared beforehand for glory, even us,
and he not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.
1 Corinthians 5:7-8
Purge out the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, even as ye are unleavened. For our passover was sacrificed, even, Christ;
1 Corinthians 6:13-20
Foods are for the stomach, and the stomach for foods; but God will bring to nought both this and these. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body;
2 Corinthians 4:16
Wherefore, we faint not; but even if our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.
1 Timothy 5:4
But, if any widow has children or grand-children, let them learn first to show regard to their own family, and to make returns to their parents; for this is acceptable before God.
But, when the kindness and the benevolence of God our Savior appeared,
Through Him, therefore, let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually; that is, the fruit of our lips making confession to His name.
1 Peter 2:10-12
who once were not a people, but are now God's people; who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
Or, do you despise the riches of His kindness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God is leading you to repentance?
that I should be a minister of Jesus Christ to the gentiles, ministering the Gospel of God, that the offering up of the gentiles may become acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
And I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;
2 Corinthians 5:14-15
For the love of Christ is constraining us; having judged this, that One died for all; consequently, they all died:
2 Corinthians 5:20
On behalf of Christ, therefore, we are ambassadors, as though God were beseeching through us, we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be ye reconciled to God
2 Corinthians 6:1
And, working together with Him, we also entreat you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain
but God, being rich in mercy, on account of His great love wherewith He loved us,
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall in nothing be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether through life, or through death.
If there is, therefore, any consolation in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender affections and compassions,
But even if I am offered as a libation upon the sacrifice and ministry of your faith, I rejoice, and I rejoice with you all;
But I have all, and abound; I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odor of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received from us how ye ought to walk, and to please God??ven as ye also are walking??hat ye abound more and more;
1 Thessalonians 4:10
and, in fact, ye do it to all the brethren who are in all Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound yet more;
1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we beseech you, brethren, to know those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
which He dedicated for us, a new and living way, through the veil, that is, His flesh;
But I exhort you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation; for, indeed, I wrote to you in few words.
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when sinning and being beaten, ye endure it? but, if, when doing well and suffering for it, ye endure it, this is acceptable with God.
For as ye in times past disobeyed God, but just now obtained mercy by their disobedience;