38 Bible Verses about Adults
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Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in your speech, conduct, love, faithfulness, and purity.
A person plans his course, but the Lord directs his steps.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. Acknowledge him in all your ways, and he will make your paths straight.
For I know what I have planned for you,' says the Lord. 'I have plans to prosper you, not to harm you. I have plans to give you a future filled with hope.
No trial has overtaken you that is not faced by others. And God is faithful: He will not let you be tried beyond what you are able to bear, but with the trial will also provide a way out so that you may be able to endure it.
There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the Lord which will stand.
Listen, my child, to the instruction from your father, and do not forsake the teaching from your mother. For they will be like an elegant garland on your head, and like pendants around your neck.
But those who wait for the Lord's help find renewed strength; they rise up as if they had eagles' wings, they run without growing weary, they walk without getting tired.
(Nun) Your word is a lamp to walk by, and a light to illumine my path.
Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not for people,
"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you; I do not give it to you as the world does. Do not let your hearts be distressed or lacking in courage.
Your conduct must be free from the love of money and you must be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you and I will never abandon you."
Do not address an older man harshly but appeal to him as a father. Speak to younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters -- with complete purity.
My child, if sinners try to entice you, do not consent!
Instead, be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
I repeat, be strong and brave! Don't be afraid and don't panic, for I, the Lord your God, am with you in all you do."
Fearing the Lord is the beginning of moral knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord really wants from you: He wants you to promote justice, to be faithful, and to live obediently before your God.
I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble and suffering, but take courage -- I have conquered the world."
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will not exist any more -- or mourning, or crying, or pain, for the former things have ceased to exist."
Now without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
A song of ascents, by Solomon. If the Lord does not build a house, then those who build it work in vain. If the Lord does not guard a city, then the watchman stands guard in vain.
Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.
For the time that has passed was sufficient for you to do what the non-Christians desire. You lived then in debauchery, evil desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking bouts, and wanton idolatries.
For you give me confidence, O Lord; O Lord, I have trusted in you since I was young.
"Honor your father and your mother, that you may live a long time in the land the Lord your God is giving to you.
A foolish child is a grief to his father, and bitterness to the mother who bore him.
Listen to your father who begot you, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart. But reject foolish and ignorant controversies, because you know they breed infighting. And the Lord's slave must not engage in heated disputes but be kind toward all, an apt teacher, patient,read more.
correcting opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance and then knowledge of the truth
Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.
Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.
For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.
Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!
Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.
Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.
for we live by faith, not by sight.
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.
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