15 Bible Verses about Being An Example

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 126 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:6-7 ESV / 101 helpful votes

Likewise, urge the younger men to be self-controlled. Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity,

1 Peter 2:16 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

1 Peter 2:12 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation.

Proverbs 24:1-2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Be not envious of evil men, nor desire to be with them, for their hearts devise violence, and their lips talk of trouble.

Philippians 3:17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us.

John 13:15 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you.

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 13:35 ESV / 11 helpful votes

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Philippians 4:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

1 John 4:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

Titus 2:6-8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Likewise, urge the younger men to be self-controlled. Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.

Matthew 5:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

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