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 of them sincerely pious; observing all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord; with unspotted reputation.
I say then, conduct yourselves by the spirit, and you will not then gratify the animal passions.
I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
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,
in the mean while, as we are already advanc'd so far, pursue your course, and keep it still in view:
Finally, my brethren, whatever has the character of truth, of dignity, of justice, of chastity, whatever can procure you esteem and reputation, in a word, if there be any thing virtuous or praise-worthy, let that be the object of your enquiry.
that your conduct may be worthy of the Lord, in every respect agreeable to him, being friutful in every kind of virtue, and increasing in divine knowledge:
1 Thessalonians 2:12
conjuring you to live suitably to the favour of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that your way of life may stand fair to the world, and prevent your being dependent upon any man.
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 John 2:6
he that says he is attach'd to Christ, ought to regulate his conduct by his example.
2 John 1:4
It was a great satisfaction to me, to see the conduct of your children, was so agreeable to the directions, we received from the father.
these are not drunk, as you suppose, since it is but the third hour of the day.
1 Thessalonians 5:17
pray upon all occasions.
2 Peter 2:13
they place their felicity in daily pleasure: they are a vile scandal to religion: when they are present at your love-feasts they indulge their luxury:
but if he be dishonest, and says to himself, my Lord delays coming,
There was a rich man, who used to dress in purple and fine linnen, and pass his days in pomp and luxury.
eating and drinking, marriages and matches was the business till the very day that Noah entred into the ark, when the flood came and overwhelm'd them all.
set a guard upon yourselves, that ye be not stupified by surfeiting and drunkenness, or by the disquietudes of this life, and so that day come upon you with a surprize.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor misers, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor raparees, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
drunkenness, revellings, and such like, concerning which I forewarn you now, as heretofore I have done, that they who practise such vices, shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
do not drink to excess, for that tends to dissoluteness, but be regal'd with spiritual entertainments:
1 Peter 2:11
but at present have obtain'd it. I exhort you, my dear brethren, as strangers and travellers to avoid all sensual passions, as destructive to your
1 Peter 4:3
for the time past of your lives may suffice, to have liv'd in conformity to the Gentile customs, in impurity, licentiousness, sottishness, in dissolute festivals, and the criminal rites of idolaters.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Know you not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? be not deceived: neither the licentious, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor the effeminate, nor the brutal,
now the effects of vicious passions are manifestly these, fornication, uncleanness,
But fornication, and all impurity, or inordinate desire, let it not be approved by you, as being unworthy of christians: neither ribaldry,
Mortify therefore your sensual appetites, fornication, impurity, irregular passions, wicked desires, and that licentiousness practised by idolaters.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
and such is the will of God, that you should be holy, and avoid licentiousness;
2 Peter 2:14
their eyes are inflam'd with adultery, and unextinguishable vice: they insnare the souls of the inconstant. their minds are practis'd in the arts of avarice: an execrable race, who have deserted the right way,
of others be compassionately tender, snatching them, as it were, out of the fire: and avoid even the garment of the infected.
but if you bite and tear one another, take heed that you be not consumed by one another.
Do nothing out of a spirit of contention, or for vain-glory, but modestly look upon others as if they were better than yourselves.
but if envy and contention imbitter your minds, don't think your false pretences can stand against the truth:
or do you imagine that passage of scripture to be insignificant, "does the spirit that dwells in you, incite you to vice?"
1 Peter 2:1
Renouncing therefore every kind of malice, and knavery, hypocrisy, envy, and detraction, as new-born infants desire that mystical milk,
1 Corinthians 14:40
let all things be done with decency, and without disorder.