The Pattern

“"Walk worthy of the calling with which you were called”



Key verses for this teaching:


Matthew 6:33 (RSV)
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be yours as well.

Colossians 3:23 (RSV)
Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord and not men,

Philippians 3:1 (GW)
Now then, brothers and sisters, be joyful in the Lord. It's no trouble for me to write the same things to you, and it's for your safety.

Philippians 3:1 (NCV)
My brothers and sisters, be full of joy in the Lord. It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it will help you to be more ready.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9 (RSV)
6  And these words which I command you this day shall be upon your heart;

7  and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

8  And you shall bind them as a sign upon your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.

9  And you shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Proverbs 6:20-22 (RSV) (Gather and place and they will…)
20  My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching.

21  Bind them upon your heart always; tie them about your neck.

22  When you walk, they will lead you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; and when you awake, they will talk with you.

Ephesians 4:30 (NKJV)
And do not grieve #3076 the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

Ephesians 4:11-12 (KJV) (My responsibility and why we exist)
11  And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

12  For the perfecting#2677 of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

Ephesians 4:12 (AMP)
His intention was the perfecting and the full equipping of the saints (His consecrated people), [that they should do] the work of ministering toward building up Christ's body (the church),

Philippians 2:19-22 (NKJV)
19  But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you shortly, that I also may be encouraged when I know your state.
20  For I have no one like-minded, who will sincerely care for your state.
21  For all seek their own, not the things which are of Christ Jesus.
22  But you know his proven character, that as a son with his father he served with me in the gospel.