Most Relevant Verses
Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Therefore all things whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them likewise.
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ;
That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sensibly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
But I roughly treat my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
And that you study to be quiet, and to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
That you might walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
- Proper (142 instances)