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Colossians 1:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God.

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Ephesians 4:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Unity in the Body of Christ

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

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1 John 3:22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we obey his commandments and do what pleases him.

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2 Peter 1:2-3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

May grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

The Christian’s Call and Election

His divine power has given us everything needed for life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by[a] his own glory and goodness.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 1:3 Other ancient authorities read through
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Hebrews 13:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 make you complete in everything good so that you may do his will, working among us[a] that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 13:21 Other ancient authorities read you
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Hebrews 13:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

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1 Thessalonians 4:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A Life Pleasing to God

Finally, brothers and sisters,[a] we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus that, as you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God (as, in fact, you are doing), you should do so more and more.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Thessalonians 4:1 Gk brothers
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John 15:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name.

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Galatians 5:22-23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Fruit of the Spirit

22 By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.

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Micah 4:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For all the peoples walk,
    each in the name of its god,
but we will walk in the name of the Lord our God
    forever and ever.

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John 15:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit and become[a] my disciples.

Footnotes:

  1. John 15:8 Or be
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2 Peter 3:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 3:18 Other ancient authorities lack Amen
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Titus 3:14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 And let people learn to devote themselves to good works in order to meet urgent needs, so that they may not be unproductive.

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Ephesians 5:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise,

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2 Corinthians 2:14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads in every place the fragrance that comes from knowing him.

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Romans 6:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.

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2 Peter 1:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For if these things are yours and are increasing among you, they keep you from being ineffective and unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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1 Thessalonians 2:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 urging and encouraging you and pleading that you lead a life worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

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Colossians 2:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Fullness of Life in Christ

As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives[a] in him,

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:6 Gk to walk
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Philippians 1:27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 Only, live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or am absent and hear about you, I will know that you are standing firm in one spirit, striving side by side with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

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Philippians 1:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 having produced the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God.

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Ephesians 5:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 Try to find out what is pleasing to the Lord.

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