Getting By, Getting Along, Getting Even

Getting By Getting By, Getting Along, Getting Even (A Minimal Guide for Life) 1. Keep the Ten Commandments (EXO 20:3-17; DEU 4:13), the Sabbath command by full faith in and submission to Christ. HEB 4:3, 10-11. 2. Emphasize the most important virtues. MIC 6:8; MAT 23:23; 1CO 13:13. 3. Eschew pride. PRO 16:18; JAM 4:6. 4. Desire God’s honor, not man’s. 1SAM 2:30; JOH 5:44. 5. Fear God more than man. MAT 10:28. 6. Be wise about good. ROM 16:19. 7. Maintain a clear conscience. ACT 24:16; 1PE 3:16. 8. Avoid soul snares. ROM 13:14. 9. Govern your liberties or they will govern you. GAL 5:13. 10. Control your spirit. PRO 14:29; 16:32; 25:28. 11. Bridle the tongue. JAM 3:2. 12. Purify the heart. JAM 4:8; MAT 5:8. 13. Keep good company. PRO 13:20; PSA 119:63. 14. Seek counsel for major or uncertain issues. PRO 15:22; 27:9. 15. De-clutter, de-stress, get adequate rest. PSA 127:2; MAT 11:28-30. 16. Beware of super-righteousness and perfectionism. ECC 7:16; COL 2:20-23. 17. Pray without ceasing. 1TH 5:17. 18. Believe that God is with you for good. ISA 41:10; JOH 16:33. Getting Along 1. Abide by the Golden Rule. MAT 7:12; 1TH 5:15. 2. Establish good principles and live them. PSA 17:3; DAN 1:8. 3. Be known for honesty and integrity. HEB 13:18; JOB 27:5. 4. Please God. PRO 16:7 ct/w 1TH 2:15. 5. Be more ready to hear than speak. JAM 1:19. 6. Judge others righteously. JOH 7:24, 51. 7. Respect godly authority. 1PE 2:13-16; 3:13. 8. Correct others in love and be correctable. GAL 6:1; PSA 141:5. 9. Suffer minor abuses and go the extra mile. ECC 7:21-22; MAT 5:38-42. 10. Don’t enable folly. Please others for their good. ROM 15:1-2. 11. Be kind, tenderhearted, compassionate, merciful. EPH 4:32; JUDE 1:22; JAM 2:13. 12. Show yourself friendly to friends. PRO 18:24. 13. Promptly make amends to one you have wronged. MAT 5:25-26. 14. Don’t meddle. PRO 26:17; 1PE 4:15. 15. Be hospitable. ROM 12:13; HEB 13:2. 16. Establish boundaries for yourself and for others. PRO 25:17; JDG 19:3-10. 17. Love peace, not strife. PRO 15:1; 17:19; MAT 5:9. Getting Even 1. Love enemies, bless cursers, pray for persecutors. MAT 5:43-48. 2. Do not recompense evil with evil. ROM 12:17. Getting By, Along, Even 3-3-19 Page 1 of 2 3. Avenge not yourself. ROM 12:19. 4. Do the unexpected towards your adversary. ROM 12:20. 5. Forgive from the heart (with qualification). MAT 6:14-15; 18:35; LUK 17:3-4; PRO 19:11. 6. It may not be possible to live peaceably with all men. ROM 12:18. 7. Law serves a purpose. 1CO 6:1; ACT 22:25; 23:3; 1TI 1:8. Getting By, Along, Even 3-3-19 Page 2 of 2
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