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30 Bible Verses about behavior
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Married women, in the same way, be submissive to your husbands, so that even if some of them disbelieve the Message, they may, apart from the Message, be won over by the daily life of their wives, after watching your daily life--
But, for fear I may be hindered, I now write, so that you may have rules to guide you in dealing with God's household. For this is what the Church of the ever-living God is, and it is the pillar and foundation-stone of the truth.
Which of you is a wise and well-instructed man? Let him prove it by a right life with conduct guided by a wisely teachable spirit.
Live honourable lives among the Gentiles, in order that, although they now speak against you as evil-doers, they may yet witness your good conduct, and may glorify God on the day of reward and retribution.
For it is God's will that by doing what is right you should thus silence the ignorant talk of foolish persons.
Let no one think slightingly of you because you are a young man; but in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, be an example for your fellow Christians to imitate.
And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.
Yet argue modestly and cautiously, keeping your consciences free from guilt, so that, when you are spoken against, those who slander your good Christian lives may be put to shame.
but--in imitation of the holy One who has called you--you also must be holy in all your habits of life.
For judges and magistrates are to be feared not by right-doers but by wrong-doers. You desire--do you not? --to have no reason to fear your ruler. Well, do the thing that is right, and then he will commend you.
And you, estranged as you once were and even hostile in your minds, amidst your evil deeds,
and above all make your own life a pattern of right conduct, having in your teaching no taint of insincerity, but a serious tone,
For what assurance have you, O woman, as to whether you will save your husband? Or what assurance have you, O man, as to whether you will save your wife?
And behave to your fellow men just as you would have them behave to you.
Only let the lives you live be worthy of the Good News of the Christ, in order that, whether I come and see you or, being absent, only hear of you, I may know that you are standing fast in one spirit and with one mind, fighting shoulder to shoulder for the faith of the Good News.
When I was a child, I talked like a child, felt like a child, reasoned like a child: when I became a man, I put from me childish ways.
Behave wisely in relation to the outside world, buying up your opportunities.
Do not deceive yourselves: "Evil companionships corrupt good morals."
If we are living by the Spirit's power, let our conduct also be governed by the Spirit's power.
But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,
By this we can distinguish God's children and the Devil's children: no one who fails to act righteously is a child of God, nor he who does not love his brother man.
wherever there is a man of blameless life, true to his one wife, having children who are themselves believers and are free from every reproach of profligacy or of stubborn self-will.
Remember your former leaders--it was they who brought you God's Message. Bear in mind how they ended their lives, and imitate their faith.
Deacons, in the same way, must be men of serious demeanour, not double-tongued, nor addicted to much wine, nor greedy of base gain,
My dear friend, do not follow wrong examples, but right ones. He who habitually does what is right is a child of God: he who habitually does what is wrong has not seen God.
In short, though knowing full well the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud others who do them.
- A Good Husband
- Attitudes Towards Foreigners
- Beauty And Self Worth
- Christian Conduct
- Doing The Right Thing
- Examples of Leadership
- Giving Money To The Church
- Husband And Wife
- Knowing God's Will
- Parents Being Wrong
- Persecution, Attitudes To
- Respecting Your Body
- Self Worth
- Shame Of Bad Conduct
- Staying Positive
- The Mind