2 Peter 3:11
Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, [it is clear] what sort of people you should be in holy conduct and godliness
The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this?-even the winds and the sea obey Him!"
Just one thing: live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or am absent, I will hear about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, working side by side for the faith of the gospel,
so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing [to Him], bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God.
For every activity there is a right time and procedure, even though man's troubles are heavy on him.
The one who keeps a command will not experience anything harmful, and a wise heart knows the right time and procedure.
She went to her mother-in-law, Naomi, who asked [her], "How did it go, my daughter?" Then Ruth told her everything the man had done for her.
1 Samuel 4:16
The man said to Eli, "I'm the one who came from the battle. I fled from there today." "What happened, my son?" Eli asked.
2 Samuel 1:4
"What was the outcome? Tell me," David asked him. "The troops fled from the battle," he answered. "Many of the troops have fallen and are dead. Also, Saul and his son Jonathan are dead."
What should I bring before the Lord when I come to bow before God on high? Should I come before Him with burnt offerings, with year-old calves?