Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
He said, 'Eight hundred gallons of oil.' And he said to him, 'Here is your agreement; sit right down and write four hundred!'
But he did not say this because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief and when he had charge of the purse he used to take what was put in it.
with his wife's connivance appropriated some of the price received, and brought only a part of it to put at the disposal of the apostles.
"Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful slave whom his master put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?
The man who can be trusted in a very small matter can be trusted in a large one, and the man who cannot be trusted in a very small matter cannot be trusted in a large one.
1 Corinthians 4:2
Now further, what is always demanded of managers is that they can be depended on.
Your light must burn in that way among men so that they will see the good you do, and praise your Father in heaven.
So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;
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.
so that you will be blameless and honest, faultless children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted age, in which you appear like stars in a dark world,
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.
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 Peter 3:16
and keep your conscience clear, so that those who abuse your upright Christian conduct may be made ashamed of their slanders.
1 Timothy 5:17
Elders who do their duties well should be considered as deserving twice as much as they get, particularly those who work at preaching and teaching.
1 Timothy 6:1
All who are under the yoke of slavery must treat their masters with the greatest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be abused.
2 John 1:9
Anyone who goes too far and does not keep to the teaching of Christ has not God. It is the man who holds to the teaching who has both the Father and the Son.