1. A Commitment to Righteousness
the manner is which we live (3:1-12)
God's teaching and commands are the ultimate standards of righteousness.
Prosperity and prolonged life (2-6)
2. A Quest for Wisdom
how we think (3:13-26)
better than money or material possessions (13-15)
better than health (16-18)
better than men's approval (21-26)
3. A Desire for Integrity
the specific things we do (3:27-35)
integrity: what we do when we know no one is watching
We are closest to God, and bring honor to Him when we submit to the demands of His integrity.