Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Do not act excessively wicked, and do not be a fool, lest you die before your time.

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints), and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which [are] not proper), but rather thanksgiving.


But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints), and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which [are] not proper), but rather thanksgiving.




So Jesus said to them, "Yet a little time the light is with you! Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness does not overtake you! And the one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light, in order that you may become sons of light." Jesus said these [things], and [then] he went away [and] was hidden from them.

Do all [things] without grumbling and disputing, in order that you may become blameless and innocent, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine as stars in the world,

Now [when he] saw the crowds, he went up the mountain and [after he] sat down, his disciples approached him. And opening his mouth he began to teach them, saying, "Blessed [are] the poor in spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven. read more.
Blessed [are] the ones who mourn, because they will be comforted. Blessed [are] the meek, because they will inherit the earth. Blessed [are] the ones who hunger and thirst [for] righteousness, because they will be satisfied. Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy. Blessed [are] the pure in heart, because they will see God. Blessed [are] the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God. Blessed [are] those who are persecuted because of righteousness, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute [you] and say all kinds of evil things against you, lying on account of me. Rejoice and be glad, because your reward [is] great in heaven, for in the [same] way they persecuted the prophets before you. "You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, by what will it be made salty? It is good for nothing any longer except to be thrown outside [and] trampled under foot by people. You are the light of the world. A city located on top of a hill cannot be hidden, nor do they light a lamp and place it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it shines on all those in the house. In the [same] way let your light shine before people, so that they can see your good works and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Therefore become imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, just as also Christ loved us, and gave himself for us an offering and sacrifice to God for a fragrant smell. But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints), read more.
and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which [are] not proper), but rather thanksgiving. For this you know {for certain}, that every sexually immoral [person], or unclean [person], or greedy [person] (who is an idolater), does not have an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these [things] the wrath of God is coming on the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not be sharers with them, for you were formerly darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. Live like children of light

Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need [of anything] to be written to you, for [you] yourselves well know that the day of the Lord is coming in the [same] way as a thief in the night. Whenever they say "Peace and security," then sudden destruction will overtake them like the birth pains of {a pregnant woman}, and they will not possibly escape. read more.
But you, brothers, are not in the darkness, so that the day should catch you like a thief, for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.


But I tell you that every worthless word that they speak, people will give an account for it on the day of judgment! For by your words you will be vindicated, and by your words you will be condemned."

The lips of a fool will bring strife, and his mouth calls out for a flogging. The mouth of a fool [is] ruin to him, and his lips [are] a snare to his soul.


For with many dreams [come] vanities and numerous words. Therefore, fear God!

[Like] a thorn that goes up in the hand of a drunkard, so [is] a proverb in the mouth of fools.




The heart of him who understands will seek knowledge, but the faces of fools, they will feed on folly.

He who returns a word before he will hear, folly itself [belongs] to him as well as shame.



Those who are wise lay up knowledge, but [to] the mouth of the fool, ruin draws near.

The lips of the wise will spread knowledge, but the heart of fools, not so.


[Like] legs that hang limp from a lame person, so [is] a proverb in the mouth of fools.


{O that} you would keep completely silent, and [that] it would become wisdom for you.

[Is there] a limit to windy words? What provokes you that you answer? I myself also could talk as you, if {you were in my place}; I could join against you with words, and I could shake at you with my head.

"Who [is] this darkening counsel by words without knowledge?

Do not answer a fool according to his folly lest you become like him--even you.

Do not slander a servant to his master, or else he will curse you and you will be guilty.

He begins by saying what is foolish and ends by uttering what is wicked delusion. The fool {talks too much}, for no one knows what will be. Who can tell anyone what will happen {in the future}?


But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints), and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which [are] not proper), but rather thanksgiving.