To Be AND Not to Be. No Question About It!

104 New Testament Commands

If you thought the Ten Commandments were a handful, you better brace yourself for the commands of the New Testament – over 1,500 in all! Oh, but don’t worry, when combined for repetition, there are only 800 (gulp). Find the entire list here, published online by Puritan Books, a collection of scanned, downloadable books and essays of hundreds of classic Christian writers and theologians – an awesome resource for serious seekers.

Now, BE a sport and read them all.

74 Be’s

1. Be exceeding glad (Matthew 5:12)

2. Be reconciled to a brother (Matthew 5:24)

3. Be perfect (Matthew 5:48; 2 Cor. 13:11)

4. Be wise as serpents (Matthew 10:16)

5. Be harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)

6. Be ready for Christ’s coming (Matthew 24:44; Luke 12:40)

7. Be content with your wages (Luke 3:14)

8. Be merciful as God (Luke 6:36)

9. Be like faithful servants (Luke 12:36)

10. Be thankful (Col. 3:15)

11. Be at peace among selves (1 Thes. 5:13)

12. Be patient toward all people (1 Thes. 5:14; 2 Tim. 2:24)

13. Be no partaker of sin (1 Tim. 5:22)

14. Be sober and hope (1 Peter 1:13)

15. Be sober and pray (1 Peter 4:7)

16. Be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, charity and patience (aged men, Titus 2:2)

17. Be sober, love husbands and children (young women, Titus 2:4)

18. Be sober minded (young men, Titus 2:6)

19. Be in behavior as becoming to saints (aged women, Titus 2:3)

20. Be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient (young women, Titus 2:5)

21. Be ready to give an answer of the hope that is in you (1 Peter 3:15)

22. Be of good cheer (John 16:33)

23. Be baptized (Acts 2:38)

24. Be converted (Acts 3:19)

25. Be transformed (Romans 12:2)

26. Be kind of brotherly love one to another (Romans 12:10; Ephes. 4:32)

27. Be fervent in spirit (Romans 12:11)

28. Be patient in tribulation (Romans 12:12)

29. Be given to hospitality (Romans 12:13)

30. Be afraid, if lawless (Romans 13:4)

31. Be no idolater (1 Cor. 10:7)

32. Be followers of Paul as he followed Christ (1 Cor. 11:1; Phil. 3:17)

33. Be followers of God (Ephes. 5:1)

34. Be followers of the faithful and patient (Hebrews 6:12)

35. Be children in malice (1 Cor. 14:20)

36. Be men in understanding (1 Cor. 14:20)

37. Be steadfast (1 Cor. 15:58)

38. Be unmovable (1 Cor. 15:58)

39. Be always abounding in God’s work (1 Cor. 15:58)

40. Be strong in the Lord (1 Cor. 16:13; Ephes. 6:10; 2 Tim. 2:1)

41. Be of good comfort (2 Cor. 13:11)

42. Be of one mind (Romans 12:16; 2 Cor. 13:11; Phil. 2:2; 1 Peter 3:8)

43. Be separate from the unclean (2 Cor. 6:17)

44. Be renewed in spirit (Ephes. 4:23)

45. Be angry and sin not (Ephes. 4:26)

46. Be tenderhearted one to another (Ephes. 4:32)

47. Be filled with the Spirit (Ephes. 5:18)

48. Be likeminded (Phil. 2:2)

49. Be of one accord (Phil. 2:2)

50. Be anxious for nothing (Phil. 4:6)

51. Be an example to believers in word, conversation, charity, spirit, faith and purity (1

Tim. 4:12)

52. Be a partaker of Christian sufferings (2 Tim. 1:8; cp. 1 Peter 4:1)

53. Be gentle to all people (2 Tim. 2:24)

54. Be apt to teach (2 Tim. 2:24)

55. Be instant in season, out of season (2 Tim. 4:2)

56. Be careful to maintain good works (Titus 3:8,14; cp. Matthew 5:16)

57. Be content with what you have (Hebrews 13:5)

58. Be doers of the Word (James 1:22)

59. Be afflicted and mourn (James 4:9)

60. Be patient till Christ comes (James 5:7-8)

61. Be holy in conversation (behavior) (1 Peter 1:15-16)

62. Be pitiful (1 Peter 3:8)

63. Be courteous (1 Peter 3:8)

64. Be examples of the flock of God, not lord over it (1 Peter 5:3)

65. Be subject one to another (1 Peter 5:5)

66. Be clothed with humility (1 Peter 5:5)

67. Be sober (1 Peter 5:8)

68. Be vigilant (1 Peter 5:8)

69. Be mindful of prophecies and commandments (2 Peter 3:2)

70. Be diligent to be found in peace (2 Peter 3:14)

71. Be diligent to be without spot, and blameless (2 Peter 3:14)

72. Be faithful to death (Rev. 2:10)

73. Be watchful, strengthen self (Rev. 3:2)

74. Be zealous and repent (Rev. 3:19)

 

30 Be Not’s

1. Be not like the hypocrites in prayer (Matthew 6:5)

2. Be not like the heathen in prayer (Matthew 6:8)

3. Be not as hypocrites in fasting (Matthew 6:16)

4. Be not called “Rabbi” (Matthew 23:8)

5. Be not called “Master” (Matthew 23:9)

6. Be not afraid of man (Luke 12:4)

7. Be not of doubtful mind (Luke 12:29)

8. Be not many teachers (James 3:1)

9. Be not afraid of terror (1 Peter 3:14)

10. Be not troubled (1 Peter 3:14)

11. Be not ignorant of time with God (2 Peter 3:8; cp. Isaiah 57:15)

12. Be not deceived: 10 classes not to inherit the kingdom (1 Cor. 6:9-10)

13. Be not conformed to world (Romans 12:2)

14. Be not slothful in business (Romans 12:11)

15. Be not conceited (Romans 12:16)

16. Be not overcome of evil (Romans 12:21)

17. Be not mere servants of men (1 Cor. 7:23)

18. Be not children in understanding (1 Cor. 14:20)

19. Be not deceived by evil companions (1 Cor. 15:33)

20. Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers (2 Cor. 6:14-15)

21. Be not entangled again with keeping the law (Galatians 5:1)

22. Be not deceived: man will reap what he sows (Galatians 6:7-8)

23. Be not partakers with sinners (Ephes. 5:7)

24. Be not unwise about God’s will (Ephes. 5:17)

25. Be not drunk with wine (Ephes. 5:18)

26. Be not weary in well doing (2 Thes. 3:13)

27. Be not ashamed of God (2 Tim. 1:8)

28. Be not slothful (Hebrews 6:12)

29. Be not forgetful of strangers (Hebrews 13:2)

30. Be not carried about with different strange doctrines (Hebrews 13:9)

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