in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching.
Everyone should look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.
2 Timothy 2:15
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who doesn’t need to be ashamed, correctly teaching the word of truth.
Then Daniel answered the king, “You may keep your gifts, and give your rewards to someone else; however, I will read the inscription for the king and make the interpretation known to him.
2 Corinthians 5:13
For if we are out of our mind, it is for God; if we have a sound mind, it is for you.
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth—
a stranger, and not your own lips.
with the pure
You prove Yourself pure,
but with the crooked
You prove Yourself shrewd.
“Be prepared and get yourself ready, you and all your company who have been mobilized around you; you will be their guard.
For no one does anything in secret while he’s seeking public recognition. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.”
Escape like a gazelle from a hunter,
like a bird from a fowler’s trap.
1 Kings 2:2
“As for me, I am going the way of all of the earth. Be strong and be courageous like a man,
1 Corinthians 9:20
To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win Jews; to those under the law, like one under the law—though I myself am not under the law—to win those under the law.
Don’t be excessively righteous, and don’t be overly wise. Why should you destroy yourself?
Just one thing: Live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or am absent, I will hear about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, working side by side for the faith that comes from the gospel,
Don’t brag about yourself before the king,
and don’t stand in the place of the great;
Come to terms with God and be at peace;
in this way good will come to you.
With the faithful
You prove Yourself faithful;
with the blameless man
You prove Yourself blameless;
1 Timothy 4:16
Pay close attention to your life and your teaching; persevere in these things, for by doing this you will save both yourself and your hearers.
Do this, then, my son, and free yourself,
for you have put yourself in your neighbor’s power:
Go, humble yourself, and plead with your neighbor.
Indeed, if you keep the royal law prescribed in the Scripture, Love your neighbor as yourself, you are doing well.
who, existing in the form of God,
did not consider equality with God
as something to be used for His own advantage.
The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.
You have covered Yourself with a cloud
so that no prayer can pass through.
Therefore, any one of you who judges is without excuse. For when you judge another, you condemn yourself, since you, the judge, do the same things.
1 Corinthians 4:3
It is of little importance to me that I should be evaluated by you or by any human court. In fact, I don’t even evaluate myself.
For the entire law is fulfilled in one statement: Love your neighbor as yourself.
you put on the new self, the one created according to God’s likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.
Remember the prisoners, as though you were in prison with them, and the mistreated, as though you yourselves were suffering bodily.
“Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves.
Remove your evil deeds from My sight.
Stop doing evil.
Let Your hand be with the man at Your right hand,
with the son of man
You have made strong for Yourself.
“If I testify about Myself, My testimony is not valid.
Lord, restore us to Yourself, so we may return;
renew our days as in former times,
“I was sought by those who did not ask;
I was found by those who did not seek Me.
I said: Here I am, here I am,
to a nation that was not called by My name.
1 Timothy 4:15
Practice these things; be committed to them, so that your progress may be evident to all.
But as for you, do you seek great things for yourself? Stop seeking! For I am about to bring disaster on every living creature’—this is the Lord’s declaration—‘but I will grant you your life like the spoils of war wherever you go.’”
you then, who teach another, don’t you teach yourself? You who preach, “You must not steal”—do you steal?
1 Corinthians 9:19
Although I am a free man and not anyone’s slave, I have made myself a slave to everyone, in order to win more people.
2 Corinthians 3:5
It is not that we are competent in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our competence is from God.
fulfill my joy by thinking the same way, having the same love, sharing the same feelings, focusing on one goal.
“Now I will rise up,” says the Lord.
“Now I will lift Myself up.
Now I will be exalted.