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18 Bible Verses about Social duties

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John 4:7

Presently there came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus asked her to give Him some water;

Ephesians 6:13

Therefore put on the complete armour of God, so that you may be able to stand your ground on the day of battle, and, having fought to the end, to remain victors on the field.

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Social duties » Almsgiving, general advice concerning

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Husbands' duties

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to widow and fatherless

Social duties » Compassion » Conjugal love

Social duties » Brotherly love » Chastity

Revelation 14:4

These are those who had not defiled themselves with women: they are as pure as virgins. They follow the Lamb wherever He goes. They have been redeemed from among men, as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.

Social duties » Parental parental duties » Instruction of children

John 21:15

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these others do?" "Yes, Master," was his answer; "you know that you are dear to me." "Then feed my lambs," replied Jesus.

Social duties » In relation to food in relation to speech » Wives' duties

Social duties » Temperance pr 23; isa 5; 28; da 1 » General references to

Acts 24:25

But when he dealt with the subjects of justice, self-control, and the judgement which was soon to come, Felix became alarmed and said, "For the present leave me, and when I can find a convenient opportunity I will send for you."

1 Corinthians 9:25

But every competitor in an athletic contest practices abstemiousness in all directions. They indeed do this for the sake of securing a perishable wreath, but we for the sake of securing one that will not perish.

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Kind words

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Honesty in business, encouraged

Social duties » Of impartiality » Partiality forbidden

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly call upon you, in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels, to carry out these instructions of mine without prejudice, and to do nothing from partiality.

Jude 1:16

These men are murmurers, ever bemoaning their lot. Their lives are guided by their evil passions, and their mouths are full of big, boastful words, while they treat individual men with admiring reverence for the sake of the advantage they can gain.

Social duties » In relation to food in relation to speech » Truthfulness

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of giving just weights

Social duties » Of home-keeping » Of returning good for evil, encouraged

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.

More verses: Matthew 5:44 Luke 6:27

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of good example

Hebrews 11:4

Through faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain did, and through this faith he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God giving the testimony by accepting his gifts; and through it, though he is dead, he still speaks.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

This was not because we had not a claim upon you, but it arose from a desire to set you an example--for you to imitate us.

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:12 Titus 2:7

Social duties » In relation to food in relation to speech » To honour rulers

Jude 1:8

Yet in just the same way these dreamers also pollute the body, while they set authority at naught and speak evil of dignities.

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Kindness, encouraged

More verses: 1 Peter 1:5-6

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Justice, encouraged

More verses: Romans 13:7

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to enemies

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Social duties » Sympathy the marks of true » Human, examples of

John 11:19

and a considerable number of the Jews were with Martha and Mary, having come to express sympathy with them on the death of their brother.

More verses: Luke 23:27 Psalm 35:14

Social duties » Benevolence, the duty of » Paul's exhortation

Social duties » Parental parental duties » Peaceableness, the righteous cultivate the spirit of

Social duties » Of home-keeping » Of restraining the tongue

Social duties » Of home-keeping » Of lending

Social duties » Brotherly love » Cheerfulness, the duty of

Acts 27:25

"Therefore, Sirs, take courage; for I believe God, and am convinced that things will happen exactly as I have been told.

Acts 27:36

This raised the spirits of all, and they too took food.

Social duties » In relation to food in relation to speech » Visitation of sick

Social duties » Parental parental duties » The correction of children

Social duties » Parental parental duties » Reverence for aged, general references to

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Never administer a sharp reprimand to a man older than yourself; but entreat him as if he were your father, and the younger men as brothers; the elder women too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty.

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Justice » The poor » Encouraged

Social duties » Parental parental duties » To teach

Social duties » Compassion » Courtesy, general references to

Acts 27:3

The next day we put in at Sidon. There Julius treated Paul with thoughtful kindness and allowed him to visit his friends and profit by their generous care.

Acts 28:7

Now in the same part of the island there were estates belonging to the Governor, whose name was Publius. He welcomed us to his house, and for three days generously made us his guests.

Social duties » Parental parental duties » To train

Social duties » Brotherly love » Abounding

Social duties » Sympathy the marks of true » Burden-bearing

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » Law from the nazarites

Social duties » Parental parental duties » Peacemaking

Social duties » Of home-keeping » Admonitions concerning abiding at home

Titus 2:5

industrious in their homes, kind, submissive to their husbands, so that the Christian teaching may not be exposed to reproach.

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » Daniel's temperance principles

Social duties » Benevolence, the duty of » Christ's commands

Social duties » Masters' duties » Prompt payment of wages

Social duties » Benevolence, the duty of » The wise man's advice

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » Brotherly love demands

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore if what I eat causes my brother to fall, never again to the end of my days will I touch any kind of animal food, for fear I should cause my brother to fall.

Social duties » Parental parental duties » To nurture

Social duties » Compassion » Mary magdalene and other women

Matthew 27:55-56

And there were a number of women there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee ministering to His necessities; among them being Mary of Magdala, Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of the sons of Zabdi.

Matthew 28:1

After the Sabbath, in the early dawn of the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala and the other Mary came to see the sepulchre.

Social duties » Compassion » Jonathan

Social duties » Parental parental duties » To control

1 Timothy 3:12

A deacon must be true to his one wife, and rule his children and his own household wisely and well.

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of david

Social duties » Brotherly love » Fervent

Social duties » Brotherly love » Sincere

Romans 13:9

For the precepts, "Thou shalt not commit adultery," "Thou shalt do no murder," "Thou shalt not steal," "Thou shalt not covet," and all other precepts, are summed up in this one command, "Thou shalt love thy fellow man as much as thou lovest thyself."

Social duties » Sympathy the marks of true » Helpfulness

Social duties » Compassion » The barbarians

Hebrews 10:34

For you not only showed sympathy with those who were imprisoned, but you even submitted with joy when your property was taken from you, being well aware that you have in your own selves a more valuable possession and one which will remain.

Social duties » Sympathy the marks of true » Visitation of the needy

Social duties » Fidelity in business » The workmen under hilkiah

Social duties » Benevolence, the duty of » Moses injunction

Social duties » Parental parental duties » To provide for

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of Christ

John 8:7

When however they persisted with their question, He raised His head and said to them, "Let the sinless man among you be the first to throw a stone at her."

Social duties » Compassion » Constancy, examples of

Social duties » Compassion » Certain leaders in israel

Social duties » Brotherly love » Impartial

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Required of stewards

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » Encouraged upon the priests

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » The wise man's injunction

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Nehemiah's treasurers

Social duties » Masters' duties » Just dealing

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of saul

Social duties » Compassion » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16

May the Lord show mercy to the household of Onesiphorus; for many a time he cheered me and he was not ashamed of my chain.

Social duties » Brotherly love » Unselfish

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » The law of the rechabites

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » Rule for kings

Social duties » Fidelity in business » The workmen under jehoiada

Social duties » Masters' duties » Refraining from threats

Ephesians 6:9

And you masters, act towards your slaves on the same principles, and refrain from threats. For you know that in Heaven there is One who is your Master as well as theirs, and that merely earthly distinctions there are none with Him.

Social duties » Compassion » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But a certain Samaritan, being on a journey, came where he lay, and seeing him was moved with pity. He went to him, and dressed his wounds with oil and wine and bound them up. Then placing him on his own mule he brought him to an inn, where he bestowed every care on him.

Social duties » Sympathy the marks of true » Fellow-feeling for the unfortunate

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Of joseph

Social duties » Masters' duties » Consideration for employees

Social duties » Mercifulness » of Elisha

Social duties » Mercifulness » Solomon

Social duties » Sympathy the marks of true » Benevolence

Social duties » Benevolence, the duty of » The prophet's words

Social duties » Fidelity in business » of moses

Social duties » Compassion » Priscilla and aquila

Romans 16:4

friends who have endangered their own lives for mine. I am grateful to them, and not I alone, but all the Gentile Churches also.

Social duties » Compassion » Elisha

Social duties » Compassion » Pharaoh's daughter

Social duties » Brotherly love » Christ's love the standard of

Social duties » Brotherly love » Proof of discipleship

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Of daniel

Social duties » Compassion » The philippian jailor

Acts 16:33

Then he took them, even at that time of night, washed their wounds, and he and all his household were immediately baptized;

Social duties » Compassion » Thomas

John 11:16

"Let us go also," Thomas, the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, "that we may die with him."

Social duties » Compassion » Christ

John 13:1

Now just before the Feast of the Passover this incident took place. Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the Father; and having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.

Social duties » Total abstinence from strong drink » John the baptist a total abstainer

Social duties » Parental parental duties » To love

Social duties » Compassion » Job