we
1 Thessalonians 2:11
for you know how, like a father with his children, we exhorted each one of you and encouraged you and charged you
Romans 12:1
I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
2 Corinthians 6:1
Working together with him, then, we entreat you not to accept the grace of God in vain.
2 Corinthians 10:1
I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold to you when I am away!--
Ephesians 4:1
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
Philemon 1:9
yet for love's sake I prefer to appeal to you--I, Paul, an ambassador and now a prisoner also for Christ Jesus--
Philemon 1:10
I appeal to you for my child, Ones'imus, whose father I have become in my imprisonment.
Hebrews 13:22
I appeal to you, brethren, bear with my word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.
by the
1 Thessalonians 4:2
For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.
Ephesians 4:20
You did not so learn Christ!--
2 Thessalonians 2:1
Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our assembling to meet him, we beg you, brethren,
1 Timothy 5:21
In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without favor, doing nothing from partiality.
1 Timothy 6:13
In the presence of God who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus who in his testimony before Pontius Pilate made the good confession,
1 Timothy 6:14
I charge you to keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ;
2 Timothy 4:1
I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:
ye have
1 Thessalonians 4:11
to aspire to live quietly, to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we charged you;
1 Thessalonians 4:12
so that you may command the respect of outsiders, and be dependent on nobody.
Acts 20:27
for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread,
1 Corinthians 15:1
Now I would remind you, brethren, in what terms I preached to you the gospel, which you received, in which you stand,
Philippians 1:27
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel,
Colossians 2:6
As therefore you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so live in him,
2 Thessalonians 3:10-12
10
For even when we were with you, we gave you this command: If any one will not work, let him not eat.
11
For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work.
12
Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work in quietness and to earn their own living.
ye ought
1 Thessalonians 2:12
to lead a life worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.
to please
Romans 8:8
and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Ephesians 5:17
Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Colossians 1:10
to lead a life worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.
Hebrews 11:6
And without faith it is impossible to please him. For whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Hebrews 13:16
Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.
1 John 3:22
and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.
so ye
1 Thessalonians 4:10
and indeed you do love all the brethren throughout Macedo'nia. But we exhort you, brethren, to do so more and more,
Job 17:9
Yet the righteous holds to his way, and he that has clean hands grows stronger and stronger.
Psalm 92:14
They are planted in the house of the LORD, they flourish in the courts of our God.
Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.
John 15:2
Every branch of mine that bears no fruit, he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
Philippians 1:9
And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,
Philippians 3:14
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, as is fitting, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.
2 Peter 1:5-10
5
For this very reason make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge,
6
and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness,
7
and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.
8
For if these things are yours and abound, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
9
For whoever lacks these things is blind and shortsighted and has forgotten that he was cleansed from his old sins.
10
Therefore, brethren, be the more zealous to confirm your call and election, for if you do this you will never fall;
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.