Most Relevant Verses
Abstain from every form of evil.
Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;
Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
"As you would like people to do to you, do exactly so to them.
contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;
that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
instructing us to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we would live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world;
Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.
The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;
and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;
that you may walk worthily of the Lord, to please him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
- Proper (142 instances)