On My Honor

Leader:

    All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies. (Psalm 25:10)

Scouts:

    On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country.

Leader:

    Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord the people whom he has chosen as his heritance. (Psalm 33:12)
    My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments; for length of days and years of life and abundant welfare will they give you. (Proverbs 3:1-2)

Scouts:

    On my honor I will do my best to obey the Scout Law—and the Law is this: A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.

Leader:

    And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind." This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. (Matthew 22:37-39)
    Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 5:16)

Scouts:

    On my honor I will do my best to help other people at other times.

Leader:

    Remember also the Golden Text: And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them. (Luke 6:31)
    Do you know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If any one destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and that temple you are. (I Corinthians 3:16-17)

Scouts:

    On my honor, I will do my best to keep myself mentally awake.

Leader:

    Wisdom is the principal thing: Do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. Get wisdom; get insight. (Proverbs 4:5)
    How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to thy word. (Psalm 119:9)

Scouts:

    On my honor, I will do my best to keep myself morally straight.

Leader:

    Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. (Isaiah 55:7)