Sincerity

  • Christ was an example of.

    1 Peter 2:22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:

  • Ministers should be examples of.

    Titus 2:7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

  • Opposed to fleshly wisdom.

    2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

  • sincerity (KJV Dictionary)

  • SHOULD CHARACTERIZE
    • Our love to God.

      2 Corinthians 8:8 I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.

      2 Corinthians 8:24 Wherefore shew ye to them, and before the churches, the proof of your love, and of our boasting on your behalf.

    • Our love to Christ.

      Ephesians 6:24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

    • Bible concordance for SINCERITY

    • Our service to God.

      Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.

      John 4:23-24 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. 24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

    • Our faith.

      1 Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

    • Our love to one another.

      Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

      1 Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

      1 John 3:18 My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

    • See Sincerity in McClintock and Strong.

    • Our whole conduct.

      2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

    • The preaching of the gospel.

      2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

      1 Thessalonians 2:3-5 For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: 4 But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts. 5 For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness:

  • A characteristic of the doctrines of the gospel.

    1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

  • The gospel sometimes preached without.

    Philippians 1:16 The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:

  • The wicked devoid of.

    Psalms 5:9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

    Psalms 55:21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.

  • Exhortations to.

    Psalms 34:13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

    1 Corinthians 5:8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

    1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

  • Pray for, on behalf of others.

    Philippians 1:10 That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;

  • Blessedness of.

    Psalms 32:2 Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.

  • Exemplified.

    Men of Zebulun,

    1 Chronicles 12:33 Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all instruments of war, fifty thousand, which could keep rank: they were not of double heart.

    Hezekiah,

    Isaiah 38:3 And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

    Nathanael,

    John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

    Paul,

    2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

    Timothy,

    2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.

    Lois and Eunice,

    2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.

    The Redeemed,

    Revelation 14:5 And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.

 
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