Biblical Concept: Excellent
(The Bible verses in findings are hyperlinked.)
NAS Luke 1:3 it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus;
NAS Acts 23:26 "Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.
NAS Acts 24:3 we acknowledge this in every way and everywhere, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.
NAS Acts 26:25 But Paul said, "I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I utter words of sober truth.
♠NAS Philippians 1:10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ; (See 1:9-11, Biblical Love / Application of Bible Doctrine = excellence.)
♠NAS 1 Peter 2:12 Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may on account of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation. (Ultimate spiritual idealism.)
♠SinNAS Jeremiah 5:28 'They are fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor. (The nation of Israel excelled in sin.)
♠ApplicationNAS 1 Thessalonians 4:1 Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you may excel still more.
♠NAS Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things.
♠GodNAS 2 Peter 1:3 seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. (See Godís Essence.)
♠GodNAS 1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Philippians 1:9-11 †9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,† 10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;† 11 having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.