Sugar and spice and everything nice?????
Not this time…
I taught this lesson to my teenage girls class. For every letter, we had a different charm to add to a necklace to give the girls a reminder of who they are intended to be.
Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
1 Thessalonians 5:22 Abstain from every form of evil.
Proverbs 16:3 Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
Definition: Integrity- adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty; the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished: to preserve the integrity of the empire.
Titus 2:7 Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, and dignity
Galatians 5:16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Romans 12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
Proverbs 11:12-13 whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent. Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
1 Timothy 2:9-10 Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.
Definition: Respectful- full of, characterized by, or showing politeness or deference: a respectful reply.
Matthew 7:12 “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
Exodus 20:12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
1 Peter 2:17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.
Romans 13:2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.
L is for Loving (heart)
Romans 12:10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.
John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
1 John 4:8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
1 Peter 4:8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
John 13:34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
Mark 12:31 The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
Psalm 139:13-16 For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.
Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.