40 Bible Verses about behavior
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In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands. Then, even if some are disobedient to the word, they will be won over without a word by the way you live,
when they see your pure and reverent conduct.
in case I am delayed, to let you know how people ought to conduct themselves in the household of God, because it is the church of the living God, the support and bulwark of the truth.
Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings.
and maintain good conduct among the non-Christians, so that though they now malign you as wrongdoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God when he appears.
For God wants you to silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good.
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.
Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
Yet do it with courtesy and respect, keeping a good conscience, so that those who slander your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame when they accuse you.
but, like the Holy One who called you, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct,
(for rulers cause no fear for good conduct but for bad). Do you desire not to fear authority? Do good and you will receive its commendation,
And you were at one time strangers and enemies in your minds as expressed through your evil deeds,
showing yourself to be an example of good works in every way. In your teaching show integrity, dignity,
For how do you know, wife, whether you will bring your husband to salvation? Or how do you know, husband, whether you will bring your wife to salvation?
Treat others in the same way that you would want them to treat you.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that -- whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,
When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. But when I became an adult, I set aside childish ways.
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunities.
Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."
If we live by the Spirit, let us also behave in accordance with the Spirit.
But avoid profane chatter, because those occupied with it will stray further and further into ungodliness,
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed: Everyone who does not practice righteousness -- the one who does not love his fellow Christian -- is not of God.
But as for you, communicate the behavior that goes with sound teaching.
An elder must be blameless, the husband of one wife, with faithful children who cannot be charged with dissipation or rebellion.
So they are astonished when you do not rush with them into the same flood of wickedness, and they vilify you.
As in water the face is reflected as a face, so a person's heart reflects the person.
The Lord repaid me for my godly deeds; he rewarded my blameless behavior.
To receive moral instruction in skillful living, in righteousness, justice, and equity.
So see here, I have stretched out my hand against you and cut off your rations. I have delivered you into the power of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, who were ashamed by your obscene conduct.
Remember your leaders, who spoke God's message to you; reflect on the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith.
Deacons likewise must be dignified, not two-faced, not given to excessive drinking, not greedy for gain,
Even a young man is known by his actions, whether his activity is pure and whether it is right.
In this way you will live a decent life before outsiders and not be in need.
Dear friend, do not imitate what is bad but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does what is bad has not seen God.
Be careful what you do when you go to the temple of God; draw near to listen rather than to offer a sacrifice like fools, for they do not realize that they are doing wrong.
You must not do as they do in the land of Egypt where you have been living, and you must not do as they do in the land of Canaan into which I am about to bring you; you must not walk in their statutes.
Written by David, when he pretended to be insane before Abimelech, causing the king to send him away. I will praise the Lord at all times; my mouth will continually praise him.
Make the path for your feet level, so that all your ways may be established.
I will walk in the way of integrity. When will you come to me? I will conduct my business with integrity in the midst of my palace.
Although they fully know God's righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but also approve of those who practice them.