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36 Bible Verses about piety
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knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,
holding to the form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid these people!
During His earthly life, He offered prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the One who was able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence.
But have nothing to do with irreverent and silly myths. Rather, train yourself in godliness,
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
Although these have a reputation of wisdom by promoting ascetic practices, humility, and severe treatment of the body, they are not of any value in curbing self-indulgence.
for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
He was a devout man and feared God along with his whole household. He did many charitable deeds for the Jewish people and always prayed to God.
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
Let no one disqualify you, insisting on ascetic practices and the worship of angels, claiming access to a visionary realm and inflated without cause by his unspiritual mind.
“Whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!
the training of the body has a limited benefit,
but godliness is beneficial in every way,
since it holds promise for the present life
and also for the life to come.
There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking forward to Israel’s consolation, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
In the same way faith, if it doesn’t have works, is dead by itself.
The fear of the Lord
is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and discipline.
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,
but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled,
And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great:He was manifested in the flesh,
vindicated in the Spirit,
seen by angels,
preached among the nations,
believed on in the world,
taken up in glory.
“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.
and constant disagreement among people whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a way to material gain.
From Thematic Bible
The people worshiped the Lord throughout Joshua's lifetime and during the lifetimes of the elders who outlived Joshua. They had seen all the Lord's great works He had done for Israel. Joshua son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died at the age of 110. They buried him in the territory of his inheritance, in Timnath-heres, in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash. read more.
That whole generation was also gathered to their ancestors. After them another generation rose up who did not know the Lord or the works He had done for Israel.
"Go and announce directly to Jerusalem that this is what the Lord says: I remember the loyalty of your youth, your love as a bride- how you followed Me in the wilderness, in a land not sown. Israel was holy to the Lord, the firstfruits of His harvest. All who ate of it found themselves guilty; disaster came on them." [This is] the Lord's declaration.
Jabez called out to the God of Israel: “If only You would bless me, extend my border, let Your hand be with me, and keep me from harm, so that I will not cause any pain.”
clearly recalling your sincere faith
Enoch walked with God; then he was not there because God took him.
These are the family records
When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem,
There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout,
and was a widow for 84 years.