Commandments of Christ

  1. Love your enemies; do good to them that hate you. -Matt. 5:44.
  2. Resist not evil; if a man smite thee on one cheek, turn to him the other also. -Matt. 5:39, 40.
  3. Avenge not yourselves; rather give place unto wrath; and suffer yourselves to be defrauded. -Rom. 12:18, 19.
  4. If a man take away thy goods, ask them not again. -Luke 6:29, 30.
  5. Agree with your adversary quickly, submitting even to wrong for the sake of peace. -Matt. 5:25; 1 Cor. 6:7.
  6. Labor not to be rich; be ready to every good work; give to those who ask; relieve the afflicted. -Rom. 12:13; 1 Tim. 6:8; Heb. 13:16; James 1:27.
  7. Do not your alms before men: Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth. -Matt. 6:1-4.
  8. Recompense to no man evil for evil: overcome evil with good. -Rom. 12:17.
  9. Bless them that curse you; let no cursing come out of your mouth. -Matt. 5:44; Rom. 12:14.
  10. Render not evil for evil; overcome evil with good. -Rom 12:17.
  11. Pray for them that despitefully use you and afflict you -Matt. 5:44.
  12. Grudge not; judge not; complain not; condemn not. -Matt. 7:1; James 5:9.
  13. Put away anger, wrath, bitterness, and all evil speaking. -Eph. 4:31; 1 Pet. 2:1.
  14. Confess your faults one to another. -James 5:16.
  15. Be not conformed to this world: love not the world. -Rom. 12:2; 1 John 2:15.
  16. Deny all ungodliness and worldly lusts. If thy right hand offend thee, cut it off. -Matt. 5:30; Titus 2:13.
  17. Servants, be faithful, even to bad masters. -Eph. 6:5-8.
  18. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. -Rom. 12:16.
  19. Owe no man anything. -Rom. 13:7,8.
  20. In case of sin (known or heard of) speak not of it to others, but tell the offending brother of the matter between thee and him alone, with a view to recovery. -Matt. 18:15; Gal. 6:1.
  21. Love the Lord thy God with all thy heart. -Matt. 22:37.
  22. Pray always; pray with brevity and simplicity; pray secretly. -Matt. 6:5-7; Luke 18:1.
  23. In everything give thanks to God and recognize Him in all your ways. -Prov. 3:6; Eph. 5:20.
  24. As you would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them. -Matt. 7:12.
  25. Take Christ for an example and follow in his steps. -1 Pet. 2:21.
  26. Let Christ dwell in your heart by faith. -Eph. 3:17.
  27. Esteem Christ more highly than all earthly things; yea, than your own life. -Luke 14:26.
  28. Confess Christ freely before men. -Luke 12:8.
  29. Beware lest the cares of life or the allurements of pleasure weaken his hold on your heart. -Luke 21:34.
  30. Love thy neighbor as thyself. -Matt. 22:39.
  31. Exercise lordship over no one. -Matt. 23:11.
  32. Seek not your own welfare only, nor bear your own burdens merely, but have regard to those of others. -Gal. 6:2; Phil. 2:4.
  33. Let your light shine before men; hold forth the word of life. Do good to all men as ye have opportunity .-Matt. 5:16; Gal. 6:10; Phil. 2:16.
  34. Be blameless and harmless, as the sons of God in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation. -Phil. 2:15.
  35. Be gentile, meek, kind-hearted, compassionate, merciful, forgiving. -Eph. 4:32; 2 Tim. 2:24; Titus 2:2.
  36. Be sober, grave, sincere, temperate. -Phil. 4:5; 1 Pet. 1:13; 5:8.
  37. Speak the truth every man with his neighbor; put away all lying. -Eph. 4:25.
  38. Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily as unto the Lord, and not unto men. -Col. 3:23.
  39. Be watchful, vigilant, brave, joyful, courteous, and manly. -1 Cor. 16:13; Phil. 4:4; 1 Thess. 5:6-10.
  40. Be clothed with humility; be patient toward all. -Rom. 12:12; Col. 3:12 .
  41. Follow peace with all men. -Heb. 12:14.
  42. Sympathize in the joys and sorrows of others. -Rom. 12:15.
  43. Follow after whatsoever things are true, honest, just, pure, lovely, of good report, virtuous, and praiseful. -Phil. 4:8.
  44. Refrain utterly from adultery, fornication, uncleanness, drunkenness, covetousness, wrath, strife, sedition, hatred, emulation, boasting, vain-glory, envy, jesting, and foolish talking. -Eph. 5:3,4.
  45. Whatever you do, consider the effect of your action on the honor of God's name among men. Do all to the glory of God. -1 Cor. 10:31; Col. 3:17.
  46. Reckon yourselves dead to all manner of sin. Henceforth live not to yourselves, but to him who died for you, and rose again. -Rom. 6:11; 2 Cor. 5:15.
  47. Be zealous of good works, always abounding in the work of the Lord, wearying not in well doing. -Gal. 6:9; Titus 2:14.
  48. Speak evil of no man. -Titus 3:2.
  49. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly. -Col. 3:16.
  50. Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt. -Col. 3:8; 4:6.
  51. Obey rulers; submit to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake. -Titus 3:1.
  52. Be holy in all manner of conversation. -1 Pet. 1:15, 16.
  53. Give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully. -1 Tim. 5:14.