Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
They were both upright in the sight of God, blamelessly observing all the Lord's commands and requirements.
I mean this: Live by the Spirit, and then you will not indulge your physical cravings.
So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;
and lead loving lives, just as Christ loved you and gave himself for you, as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
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.
Only we must live up to what we have already attained.
Now, brothers, let your minds dwell on what is true, what is worthy, what is right, what is pure, what is amiable, what is kindly??n everything that is excellent or praiseworthy.
so that the lives you live may be worthy of your Master and wholly pleasing to him, and you may be fruitful in all kinds of good deeds, and may grow into fuller knowledge of God.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
to make your lives worthy of God who invites you into his kingdom and his glory.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that you may have the respect of the outsiders, and not be dependent upon anybody.
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 John 2:6
whoever says, "I am always in union with him" must live just as he lived.
2 John 1:4
It makes me exceedingly happy to find that some of your children are guided by truth, just as we have been commanded to be by the Father.
These men are not drunk as you suppose, for it is only nine in the morning.
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Never give up praying.
2 Peter 2:13
suffering wrong as the reward for their wrongdoing. They find pleasure in the indulgence of the moment; they are a stain and a disgrace, and they revel in their deceit while they join in your religious meals.
But if he is a bad slave and says to himself, 'My master is going to stay a long time,'
"There was once a rich man, who used to dress in purple and fine linen, and to live in luxury every day.
People went on eating, drinking, marrying, and being married up to the very day that Noah got into the ark and the flood came and destroyed them all.
But take care that your hearts are not loaded down with self-indulgence and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day takes you by surprise, like a trap.
1 Corinthians 6:10
or thieves or greedy??runkards, abusive people, robbers??ill not have any share in God's kingdom.
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you as I did before that people who do such things will have no share in the Kingdom of God.
Do not get drunk on wine, for that is profligacy, but be filled with the Spirit,
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I beg you, as aliens and exiles here, not to indulge the physical cravings that are at war with the soul.
1 Peter 4:3
You have spent time enough in the past in doing as the heathen like to do, indulging in sensuality, passion, drunkenness, carousing, dissipation, and detestable idolatry.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Do you not know that wrongdoers will not have any share in God's kingdom? Do not let anyone mislead you. People who are immoral or idolaters or adulterers or sensual or given to unnatural vice
The things our physical nature does are clear enough??mmorality, impurity, licentiousness,
But immorality or any form of vice or greed must not be so much as mentioned among you; that would not be becoming in God's people.
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
It is God's will that you should be consecrated, that you abstain from immorality,
2 Peter 2:14
They have eyes for nobody but adulterous women??yes insatiable in sin. They lure unsteadfast souls. Their hearts are trained in greed. They are accursed!
save, snatching them out of the fire, and look on others with pity mixed with fear, loathing even the clothes their animal nature has stained.
But if you bite one another and eat one another, take care, or you will be destroyed by one another.
Do not act for selfish ends or from vanity, but modestly treat one another as your superiors.
But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.
Do you suppose the Scripture means nothing when it says, "He yearns jealously over the Spirit he has put in our hearts?"
1 Peter 2:1
Free yourselves, therefore, from all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of any kind,
1 Corinthians 14:40
But let everything be done in a proper and orderly way.