Being Devoted to God

Most Relevant Verses

1 Kings 8:61

Now let your heart be completely devoted to the LORD our God, to live according to his statutes and to keep his commands, as we are doing today."

1 Corinthians 7:35

An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the affairs of the Lord, so that she may be holy in body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world, that is, about how she can please her husband. I'm saying this for your benefit, not to put a noose around your necks, but to promote good order and unhindered devotion to the Lord.

Matthew 15:5

But you say, "Whoever tells his father or his mother, "Whatever support you might have received from me has been given to God,"

1 Chronicles 22:19

So set your minds and hearts to seek the LORD your God, to get up, and to build the sanctuary of the LORD God, so the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD and the holy vessels of God may be stored in a temple built for the name of the LORD."

Psalm 145:1

I will speak highly of you, my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever.

1 Samuel 1:28

Now I'm dedicating him to the LORD, and as long as he lives, he will be dedicated to the LORD." Then they worshipped the LORD there.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I urge you, brothers for you know that the members of the family of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to serving the saints

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the slave who has been called to belong to the Lord is the Lord's free person. In the same way, the free person who has been called is the Messiah's slave.

Romans 10:2

For I can testify on their behalf that they have a zeal for God, but it is not in keeping with full knowledge.

1 Kings 11:4

because as Solomon grew older, his wives turned his affections away after other gods, and his heart was not fully as devoted to the LORD his God as his father David's heart had been.

Mark 7:11

But you say, "If anyone tells his father or mother, "Whatever support you might have received from me is Corban,"' (that is, an offering to God)

2 Chronicles 16:9

The LORD's eyes keep on roaming throughout the earth, looking for those whose hearts completely belong to him, so that he may strongly support them. But because you have acted foolishly in this, from now on you will have wars."

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Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Giving up all for Christ

Matthew 19:28-29

Jesus told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne in the renewed creation, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, governing the twelve tribes of Israel. In fact, everyone who has left his homes, brothers, sisters, father, mother, children, or fields because of my name will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » With our spirit

1 Peter 4:6

Indeed, this is why the gospel was proclaimed even to those who have died, so that they could be judged in their mortal flesh like all humans and live in the spiritual realm like God.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » With our bodies

Being Devoted to God » Should be » In life and death

Philippians 1:20

I rejoice because I eagerly expect and hope that I will have nothing to be ashamed of, because through my boldness the Messiah will be exalted through me, now as always, whether I live or die.

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Serving God

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Loving God

Being Devoted to God » Should be » With our members

Romans 6:12-13

Therefore, do not let sin rule your mortal bodies so that you obey their desires. Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » With our substance

Exodus 22:29

"You are not to hold back the fullness of your harvest and the outflow of your wine presses. You are to give to me the firstborn of your sons.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » Unreserved

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » Our redemption

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

You know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have received from God, don't you? You do not belong to yourselves, because you were bought for a price. Therefore, glorify God with your bodies.

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Walking worthy of God

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » The call of God

Being Devoted to God » Should be » Persevering

Luke 1:74

He granted us deliverance from our enemies' grip so that we could serve him without fear

Being Devoted to God » Christ, an example of

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Doing all to God's glory

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Timothy

Philippians 2:19-22

Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon so that I can be encouraged when I learn of your condition. I do not have anyone else like him who takes a genuine interest in your welfare. For all the others look after their own interests, not after those of Jesus the Messiah. read more.
But you know his proven worth how like a son with his father he served with me in the gospel.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » Abounding

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Now then, brothers, you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, as in fact you are doing. We ask and encourage you in the Lord to do so even more.

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Living to Christ

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » The death of Christ

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Epaphroditus

Philippians 2:30

because he came close to death for the work of the Messiah by risking his life to complete what remained unfinished in your service to me.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Paul

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Want of, condemned

Revelation 3:16

Since you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, I am going to spit you out of my mouth.

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » God, Goodness of

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » Our preservation

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » The mercies of God

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » Our creation

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Bearing the cross

Being Devoted to God » Should be exhibited in » Self-denial

Being Devoted to God » A characteristic of saints

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joanna, &c

Luke 8:3

Joanna, the wife of Herod's household manager Chuza; Susanna; and many others. These women continued to support them out of their personal resources.

the Burnt offering » Illustrative of » Being Devoted to God

Decision » Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."

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