10 Bible Verses about Examples, Purpose Of
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and having reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha to ashes, condemned them with an overthrow, setting them as an example to those that should afterwards live an ungodly life;
But these things happened as types of us, that we should not be lusters after evil things, as they also lusted. Neither be ye idolaters, as some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play. Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed fornication, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.read more.
Neither let us tempt the Christ, as some of them tempted, and perished by serpents. Neither murmur ye, as some of them murmured, and perished by the destroyer. Now all these things happened to them as types, and have been written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come.
For thus also the holy women who have hoped in God heretofore adorned themselves, being subject to their own husbands;
Take as an example, brethren, of suffering and having patience, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord.
For what glory is it, if sinning and being buffeted ye shall bear it? but if, doing good and suffering, ye shall bear it, this is acceptable with God. For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps: who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth;
Be imitators all together of me, brethren, and fix your eyes on those walking thus as you have us for a model;
Now all these things happened to them as types, and have been written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come.