Urge the younger men, in the same way, to practice self-control in everything.
Let us live becomingly as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in sensuality and licentiousness, not in quarrelling and jealousy.
Let no one look down on you because you are young, but be an example to believers in speech, in the life you lead, in love, in faith, in purity.
1 CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
2 "Honor your father and your mother." This is the first commandment with a promise,
3 "That it may go well with you and you may be long-lived in the land."
In the same way you younger men must be subject to your elders. You all must put on the apron of humble service for one another. For God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
Humble yourselves, then, under the mighty hand of God so that he may lift you up at the right time.
I have written to you, fathers, because you have come to know him who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong and the message of God remains in you and you have conquered the Evil One.
CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
"Honor your father and your mother." This is the first commandment with a promise,