Flashcards in Good Examples & Obedience Deck (12):
The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring strength. The reminder of Jehovah is trustworthy, making the inexperienced one wise.8The orders from Jehovah are righteous, causing the heart to rejoice; The commandment of Jehovah is clean, making the eyes shine.9The fear of Jehovah is pure, lasting forever. The judgments of Jehovah are true, altogether righteous.
Be wise, my son, and make my heart rejoice,
So that I can make a reply to him who taunts me.
saying: “Father, if you want to, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, let, not my will, but yours take place
For I set the pattern for you, that just as I did to you, you should also do.
If you observe my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have observed the commandments of the Father and remain in his love
So, then, let us pursue the things making for peace and the things that build one another up.
Remember those who are taking the lead among you, who have spoken the word of God to you, and as you contemplate how their conduct turns out, imitate their faith.
Be obedient to those who are taking the lead among you and be submissive, for they are keeping watch over you as those who will render an account, so that they may do this with joy and not with sighing, for this would be damaging to you
and the scripture was fulfilled that says: “Abraham put faith in Jehovah, and it was counted to him as righteousness,” and he came to be called Jehovah’s friend.
But the wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, reasonable, ready to obey, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial, not hypocritical
Maintain a good conscience, so that in whatever way you are spoken against, those who speak against you may be put to shame because of your good conduct as followers of Christ