Colossians 3:17, “And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.”
A GOOD EXAMPLE IN MORALITY.
God knows we need them in our society today. With the lack of example in man Preachers and Politicians. Morality has to do with conforming to standards with what is right and just in behavior; it has to do with that which is virtuous.
Psalm 119:9-11, “Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.”
A. Morals are to be based on the new birth:
2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”
B. Morals are manifested by the spirit:
Galatians 5:22-23, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.”
C. Morals come from the heart.
Hebrews 8:10, “For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.”
There is no boasting except in Christ Philippians 3:7-10.
A GOOD EXAMPLE IN MARRIAGE.
Much heartache could be avoided if young men would heed God’s Word concerning who they should marry.
2 Corinthians 6:14, “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?”
Genesis 26:34-35, “And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite: Which were a grief of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.”
When Esau married outside of the will of God and his parents it was a grief of mind to Isaac and Rebekah.
A GOOD EXAMPLE WITH MONEY.
Ecclesiastes 5:10, “He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.”
The Bible says, “The love of money is the root of all evil.”
Great will be the disappointment to a young man if he spends his life to make money. The only two reasons for money are:
A. To make a living.
B. To support God’s work.
Men, please think about all this information and teach it to others!