Bible verses about "approval" | VIN

Romans 12:17-21

17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Carefully consider what is right in the eyes of everybody. 18 If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with everybody. 19 Do not avenge yourselves, beloved, but leave room for God’s wrath. For it is written: “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” 20 On the contrary, “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink. For in so doing, you will heap burning coals on his head.” 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Romans 13:1-5

1 Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which is from God. The authorities that exist have been appointed by God. 2 Consequently, the one who resists authority is opposing what God has set in place, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. 3 For rulers are not a terror for those who do good works, but to those who do evil. Do you want to have no fear of the one in authority? do that which is good, and you shall have his praise: 4 For he is God's servant to you for good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain; he is God's servant, an avenger to execute wrath on the wrongdoer. 5 Therefore, it is necessary to submit to authority, not only to avoid punishment, but also as a matter of conscience.

1 Peter 3:3

3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment such as braided hair or gold jewelry or fine clothes,

Matthew 6:33

33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be given to you as well.

Psalms 118:6-9

6 the LORD is with me, I will not be afraid; what can man do to me? 7 the LORD is for me as my helper, and so I will look in triumph on those who hate me. 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man. 9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.

2 Timothy 2:15

15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Galatians 1:10

10 Am I now seeking the approval of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

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