In this passage Paul is very descriptive of what believers should not be or what they should not do. The redeemed church must be something different than the lost world. How different should we be? Paul tells us in Titus 3:1-3.
WHAT BELIEVERS AREN’T
1 Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work,
2 to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all humility to all men.
3 For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived,