Most Relevant Verses
Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Only let your conversation be as it becometh 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, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
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