New International Version
encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.
King James Bible
That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
Darby Bible Translation
that ye should walk worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.
World English Bible
to the end that you should walk worthily of God, who calls you into his own Kingdom and glory.
Young's Literal Translation
for your walking worthily of God, who is calling you to His own reign and glory.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That ye would walk worthy of God - That they should, in every respect, act up to their high calling, that it would not be a reproach to the God of holiness to acknowledge them as his sons and daughters. See the notes on Ephesians 4:1; Philippians 1:27 (note); and Colossians 1:10 (note).
His Kingdom and glory - His Church here, for that is the kingdom of God among men; and his glory hereafter, for that is the state to which the dispensations of grace in his Church lead. The words, how ever, may be a hendiadys, and signify his glorious kingdom.
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THE WORD OF GOD "When ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of man, but as it is in truth, the word of God." (1 Thessalonians 2:13.) THE Apostle here testifies that he believes himself to be the bearer of a revelation direct from God; that the words he speaks and the words he writes are not the words of man, but the Word of God, warm with his breath, filled with his thoughts, and stamped with his will. In this same epistle he writes: "For this we say unto …
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The Calling of the Regenerate:
After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory displayed in the face of Christ.
As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.
1 Thessalonians 5:24
The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.
2 Thessalonians 1:10
on the day he comes to be glorified in his holy people and to be marveled at among all those who have believed. This includes you, because you believed our testimony to you.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth.
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