Most Relevant Verses
Separate yourselves from all appearance of evil.
Only let your conversation be as is worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, unanimous, working together for the faith of the gospel,
Therefore, all things whatsoever ye desire that men should do unto you, so also shall ye do unto them, for this is the law and the prophets.
And as ye desire that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
sharing for the needs of the saints, and given to hospitality.
that ye may approve the best, that ye may be sincere and without offense until the day of Christ,
that ye may be blameless and innocent, children of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,
teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live temperately, righteously, and godly in this present world;
Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
but I keep my body under, and bring it into subjection, lest preaching to others, I myself should become reprobate.
It is expedient, therefore, that the bishop be blameless, the husband of only one wife, vigilant, temperate, of worldly affections mortified, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
and that ye procure to be quiet and to do your business and to work with your hands, as we commanded you,
that ye might walk worthy of the Lord, pleasing him in everything, being fruitful in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God,
- Proper (142 instances)