Bible Verses about Our Behavior, Christian Behavior, Christian Living: What does the Bible say about Our Behavior as Christians, Christian Behavior, Christian Living, Godly Living, Christian Life, & Christian Values? What does the Bible say about Christian Living – i.e. Bible Verses about Living a Christian Life? What does the Bible say about Christian Behavior, Godly behavior, Christian Values and Christian Life? Explore 12 Thought Provoking & Inspirational Bible Verses, Quotes, Scriptures & Passages about & on Our Behavior, Christian Behavior & Christian Living: What the Bible says about Our Behavior & Lifestyle as Christians ~ including our words & the way we speak, our relationships and the way we treat others, and more. What does the Bible say about the way we treat others – friends and enemies, no matter who they are? What does the Bible say about our behavior whether we are alone or with others? How should a Christian behave? How should a Christian live? How should a Christian act, speak, and treat others? I pray these scriptures and notes are a blessing, inspiration and encouragement to us all. May our behavior, lives, values, actions, words, lifestyle and everything about us always show that we are followers of Jesus, children of the most High God. Amen.
Good Verse to remember ~ We’re not in this alone – God is our strength!
2 Chronicles, 16:9, NIV For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.
12 Bible Verses about Our Behavior, Christian Behavior, Christian Living
#1 Our Behavior should reflect the handiwork of God
Ephesians 2:10, ESV For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
Romans 12:1, ESV I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
Bible Verses about Actions; Who does God say I am? What does God say about me?
#2 Christian behavior should reflect a lifestyle of Godly Living, putting God first.
An attitude of surrendering our hearts, lives and bodies completely to God, putting God first in all we do, and trusting God with all our plans, hopes and dreams. A lifestyle of seeking to grow in God every day as we do his will, trusting God will continually teach us his way.
Romans 12:2, ESV Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Psalm 86:11, NRSV Teach me your way, O LORD, that I may walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart to revere your name.
1 Peter 2:2, NIV Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
James 1:22, ESV But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Bible Verses about God’s Will; Spiritual Growth; Trusting God
#3 Our Behavior begins with the thoughts in our hearts. Our hearts thoughts are developed through what we feed our thoughts, minds and hearts with. Are we carefully considering what we read, eat, watch, and listen to? Are we carefully considering who or what has an influence over our lives? Are we feeding our thoughts with things that are “true, honorable, right, excellent and worthy of praise?” Are we keeping our “eyes focused on what is right”, and looking “straight ahead to what is good”?
Proverbs 4:23, ESV Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.
Philippians 4:8, ESV …whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
Proverbs 4:23-27, NCV Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life. Don’t use your mouth to tell lies; don’t ever say things that are not true. Keep your eyes focused on what is right, and look straight ahead to what is good. Be careful what you do, and always do what is right. Don’t turn off the road of goodness; keep away from evil paths.
Isaiah 26:3-4, NLT You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Trust in the Lord always, for the Lord God is the eternal Rock.
Bible Verses about Our Hearts, Heart Thoughts; Fixing your eyes on God
#4 Our behavior and everything we say or do should be in the name of Jesus ~ We bear his name, and we represent Him in everything we do! We are Christ’s ambassadors and our actions should bear good fruit, which will then glorify God.
Colossians 3:17, ESV And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Colossians 3:17, NLT And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father.
Galatians 5:22, ESV …the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
John 15:8, ESV By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples.
Bible Verses about Being an Ambassador, Bible Verses about Glorifying God
#5 Christian Behavior during conversations ~ We are to be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger. We are to avoid sin by not talking too much.
James 1:19, ESV …let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;
Proverbs 10:19, NLT Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.
Bible Verses about Anger, Bible Verses about Gossip
#6 Our behavior depends on our spiritual attire ~ Good question to ask regularly: Am I dressed right today? Am I treating other people’s faults as gently as I treat mine? Am I extending the same mercy and compassion I have received from God to others? Am I treating others the way I would like to be treated?
Colossians 3:12, ESV Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,
Ephesians 4:2, NLT Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.
Ephesians 4:31-32, ESV Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Luke 6:31, NASB And just as you want people to treat you, treat them in the same way.
Bible Verses about Loving Others
#7 Christian Behavior in all our relationships ~ Do everything in Love
1 Corinthians 16:14, ESV Let all that you do be done in love.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8a, ESV Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.
10 Inspirational Bible Verses about Love
#8 Our #1 goal should always be to do God’s will and get His approval, not man’s. This includes sharing God’s love with others, and sharing our love, life, time & resources with others, by God’s grace.
1 Samuel 12:24, ESV Fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.
1 Peter 4:10, NIV Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.
Matthew 6:1-4, ESV Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven… when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
Bible Verses about Serving God and Others; God’s Approval, Witnessing & Preaching
#9 Christian Behavior should encourage and build others up. Our words and actions should be “good”, lifting others up and inspiring people to glorify God.
Matthew 5:16, ESV In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
Ephesians 4:29, ESV Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
Colossians 3:14-16, ESV And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
Bible Verses about Encouraging Others, Bible Verses about the Power of Words we speak
#10 Our Behavior should be excellent in every situation – We are to be men and women of integrity, self control and self discipline, whether or not someone is watching. Whatever we do should be done for God, and give honor and glory to God.
Titus 2:12, ESV Training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,
Colossians 3:23, ESV Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
1 Corinthians 10:31, ESV So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Bible Verses about Work Ethic; Honesty & Integrity; Success
#11 Our behavior should always be in obedience to God – We do not belong to the world, we belong to God! Obedience to God always brings blessings.
Deuteronomy 26:18, ESV And the LORD has declared today that you are a people for his treasured possession, as he has promised you, and that you are to keep all his commandments,
Deuteronomy 6:18, ESV And you shall do what is right and good in the sight of the Lord, that it may go well with you…
Bible Verses about Obedience & Blessing; Bible Verses about Favor; Obeying God,
#12 As royal priests, Christian behavior should show others the goodness of God.
We are called to be peacemakers, we should “make every effort” to do what leads to peace. Similarly, we are called to love our enemies and do good to those who hate us.
1 Peter 2:9, ESV …you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
Romans 14:19, NIV Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
Luke 6:27, ESV Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Romans 12:14, ESV Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
Bible Verses about Loving your Enemy, Bible Verses about Making Peace, Peacemakers
Final thoughts & Scriptures ~ God is always with us ~ Our behavior should show courage and the trust we have in God, Amen!
Joshua 1:9, ESV …Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Philippians 4:6-7, KJV Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:23, NLT Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until that day when our Lord Jesus Christ comes again. (Amen)
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Thanks for reading, Dear Friends – Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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