2 Corinthians 5:9
So we aspire to please Him, whether we are here in this body or away from it.
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Romans 14:18
For whoever serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men.

Colossians 1:10
so that you may walk in a manner worthy of the Lord and may please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,

1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, brothers, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus to live in a way that is pleasing to God, as you have received from us. This is how you already live, so you should do so all the more.

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we labour.

John 6:27
Do not work for food that perishes, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on Him God the Father has placed His seal of approval."

Romans 15:20
In this way, I have aspired to preach the gospel where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else's foundation.

1 Corinthians 9:26, 27
Therefore I do not run aimlessly; I do not fight like I am beating the air. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast and immovable. Always excel in the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

Colossians 1:29
To this end I labor, striving with all His energy working powerfully within me.

1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to aspire to live quietly, to attend to your own matters, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you.

1 Timothy 4:10
To this end we labor and strive, because we have set our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who believe.

Hebrews 4:11
Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following the same pattern of disobedience.

2 Peter 1:10, 11
Therefore, brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you practice these things you will never stumble, . . .

2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, as you anticipate these things, make every effort to be found at peace with Him, without spot or blemish.


2 Corinthians 5:6, 8
Therefore we are always confident, although we know that while we are at home in the body, we are away from the Lord. . . .

Romans 14:8
If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.


Genesis 4:7
If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you refuse to do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; you are its object of desire, but you must master it."

Isaiah 56:7
I will bring them to My holy mountain and make them joyful in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on My altar, for My house will be called a house of prayer for all the nations."

Acts 10:35
but welcomes those from every nation who fear Him and do what is right.

Ephesians 1:6
to the praise of His glorious grace, which He has freely given us in the Beloved One.

Hebrews 12:28
Therefore, since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us be filled with gratitude, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe.

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