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Romans 9:17

For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "FOR THIS VERY PURPOSE I RAISED YOU UP, TO DEMONSTRATE MY POWER IN YOU, AND THAT MY NAME MIGHT BE PROCLAIMED THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE EARTH."

Ecclesiastes 8:6

For there is a proper time and procedure for every delight, though a man's trouble is heavy upon him.

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Adversity, Purpose Of

2 Samuel 12:9-12

'Why have you despised the word of the LORD by doing evil in His sight? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword, have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

Anointing, Medical Purpose

Luke 10:34

and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Divine Purposes

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens (He is the God who formed the earth and made it, He established it and did not create it a waste place, but formed it to be inhabited), "I am the LORD, and there is none else.

Examples, Purpose Of

2 Peter 2:6

and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

God, Purpose Of

Isaiah 46:10-11

Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure';

Inspiration Of The Holy Spirit, Purpose Of

Acts 1:16

"Brethren, the Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.

Leisure, Nature And Purpose Of

Genesis 2:2

By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.

Life's Purpose

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Scripture, Purpose Of

2 Timothy 3:14-15

You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,

Seven Days For Legal Purposes

Exodus 22:30

"You shall do the same with your oxen and with your sheep It shall be with its mother seven days; on the eighth day you shall give it to Me.

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Exodus 9:16

"But, indeed, for this reason I have allowed you to remain, in order to show you My power and in order to proclaim My name through all the earth.

Ephesians 3:11

This was in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord,

Philippians 2:2

make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.

Acts 13:36

"For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep, and was laid among his fathers and underwent decay;

Isaiah 55:11

So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.

Romans 9:21

Or does not the potter have a right over the clay, to make from the same lump one vessel for honorable use and another for common use?

Acts 26:16

'But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;

2 Timothy 2:20

Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.

1 Timothy 4:7

But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;

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Ear-ring » Worn » Purpose » Idolatry

Genesis 35:4

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which they had and the rings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid them under the oak which was near Shechem.

Isaiah 3:20

headdresses, ankle chains, sashes, perfume boxes, amulets,

moses » God reveals » Purpose » deliver » israelites

Exodus 3:7-10

The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings. "So I have come down to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite. "Now, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has come to Me; furthermore, I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians are oppressing them. read more.
"Therefore, come now, and I will send you to Pharaoh, so that you may bring My people, the sons of Israel, out of Egypt."

Purpose » Of law

Galatians 3:19

Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.

1 Timothy 1:9

realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers

Galatians 3:24

Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith.

More verses: Romans 7:7

Purpose » Of the bible » To relate human experience as a warning

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.

Purpose » Of life » Attaining Christlikeness

Philippians 3:13-14

Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Purpose » Of life » Seeking God's kingdom

Purpose » Of life » The service of God

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Purpose » Of the bible » To give knowledge of eternal life

Purpose » Of the bible » To give hope to men

Purpose » Of the bible » To authenticate the divinity of Christ

Purpose » Of life » Completing the course joyfully

Purpose » Of life » Finishing the divine task

Purpose » Of life » Doing the father's will

The bible » Purpose » Absolutely trustworthy

1 Kings 8:56

"Blessed be the LORD, who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised; not one word has failed of all His good promise, which He promised through Moses His servant.

Romans 4:16

For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are fully confirmed; Holiness befits Your house, O LORD, forevermore.

The bible » Purpose » Profitable for instruction

Isaiah 2:3

And many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, To the house of the God of Jacob; That He may teach us concerning His ways And that we may walk in His paths." For the law will go forth from Zion And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:9

They taught in Judah, having the book of the law of the LORD with them; and they went throughout all the cities of Judah and taught among the people.

Deuteronomy 4:10

"Remember the day you stood before the LORD your God at Horeb, when the LORD said to me, 'Assemble the people to Me, that I may let them hear My words so they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children.'

Acts 18:28

for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating by the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

More verses: Nehemiah 8:13

The bible » Purpose » It contains the message to be delivered

Ezekiel 3:17

"Son of man, I have appointed you a watchman to the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me.

Jeremiah 1:7

But the LORD said to me, "Do not say, 'I am a youth,' Because everywhere I send you, you shall go, And all that I command you, you shall speak.

Jeremiah 1:17

"Now, gird up your loins and arise, and speak to them all which I command you Do not be dismayed before them, or I will dismay you before them.

The bible » Purpose » Ignorance of, perilous

Acts 13:27

"For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.

Matthew 19:4

And He answered and said, "Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE,

Matthew 12:3

But He said to them, "Have you not read what David did when he became hungry, he and his companions,

More verses: John 20:9

The bible » Purpose » Purity of

Isaiah 45:19

"I have not spoken in secret, In some dark land; I did not say to the offspring of Jacob, 'Seek Me in a waste place'; I, the LORD, speak righteousness, Declaring things that are upright.

More verses: Psalm 119:140

The bible » Purpose » The standard of faith and duty

Galatians 1:8

But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be accursed!

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

The bible » Purpose » Its words sacred, not to be altered

Revelation 22:19

and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part from the tree of life and from the holy city, which are written in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

"You shall not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor take away from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

Proverbs 30:6

Do not add to His words Or He will reprove you, and you will be proved a liar.

The bible » Purpose » Read in the great congregation

Luke 4:16

And He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and as was His custom, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath, and stood up to read.

Exodus 24:7

Then he took the book of the covenant and read it in the hearing of the people; and they said, "All that the LORD has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient!"

Joshua 8:34

Then afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written in the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:8

Baruch the son of Neriah did according to all that Jeremiah the prophet commanded him, reading from the book the words of the LORD in the LORD'S house.

Colossians 4:16

When this letter is read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and you, for your part read my letter that is coming from Laodicea.

The bible » Purpose » The study of encouraged

Deuteronomy 17:19

"It shall be with him and he shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, by carefully observing all the words of this law and these statutes,

Isaiah 34:16

Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.

The bible » Purpose » Contains seed-corn for the sower

2 Corinthians 9:10

Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;

Psalm 126:6

He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Mark 4:14-15

"The sower sows the word. "These are the ones who are beside the road where the word is sown; and when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word which has been sown in them.

The bible » Purpose » To relate human experience as a warning

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.

The bible » Purpose » To give knowledge of eternal life

The bible » Purpose » To give hope to men

The bible » Purpose » To authenticate the divinity of Christ



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