Being Devoted to God

Most Relevant Verses

1 Kings 8:61

Let your heart be completely with Yahweh our God by walking in his statutes, by keeping his commands as this day."

1 Corinthians 7:35

Now I am saying this for your own benefit, not that I may put a restriction on you, but to promote appropriate and devoted service to the Lord without distraction.

Matthew 15:5

But you say, 'Whoever says to his father or his mother, "Whatever {benefit you would have received} from me [is] a gift [to God],"

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now set your heart and mind to seek Yahweh your Go, and arise and build the sanctuary of Yahweh God, that the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the holy vessels of God might be brought into the house built for the name of Yahweh.

Psalm 145:1

I will exalt you, my God, O king, and I will bless your name forever and ever.

1 Samuel 1:28

I in turn have lent him to Yahweh. {As long as he lives} he [is] lent to Yahweh." Then they worshiped Yahweh there.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now I urge you, brothers--you know about the household of Stephanas, that they are the first fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the ministry for the saints--

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the one who is called in the Lord [while] a slave is the Lord's freedperson. Likewise the one who is called [while] free is a slave of Christ.

Romans 10:2

For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

1 Kings 11:4

It happened at the time of Solomon's old age that his wives guided his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully with Yahweh his God as the heart of David his father [had been].

Mark 7:11

But you say, 'If a man says to his father or to his mother, "Whatever {benefit you would have received} from me [is] corban" (that is, a gift [to God]),

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of Yahweh roam throughout all the earth to strengthen those whose heart is fully devoted to him. You have been foolish in this, for 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

And Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that in the renewal [of the world], when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, you who have followed me--you also will sit on twelve thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields on account 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

Because for this reason also the gospel was preached to those who are dead, so that they were judged {by human standards} in the flesh, but they may live in the spirit {by God's standards}.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » With our bodies

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

Philippians 1:20

according to my eager expectation and hope, that I will be put to shame in nothing, but with all boldness, even now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether through life or through death.

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 reign in your mortal body, so that [you] obey its desires, and do not present your members to sin [as] instruments of unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who are alive from the dead, and your members to God [as] instruments of righteousness.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » With our substance

Exodus 22:29

" 'You will not delay the fullness of your harvest and the juice from your press; you will give 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

Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit [who is] in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God with your body.

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

[that] we, being rescued from the hand of [our] enemies, 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

But I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I also may be encouraged [when I] know {your circumstances}. For I have no one like-minded who [will] sincerely be concerned about {your circumstances}. For they all seek {their own interests}, not those of Jesus Christ. read more.
But you know his proven character, that like a child with a father he served with me for the gospel.

Being Devoted to God » Should be » Abounding

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally therefore, brothers, we ask you and appeal to [you] in the Lord Jesus that, just as you have received from us how it is necessary for you to live and to please God, just as indeed you are living, that you progress 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 on account of the work of Christ he came near to the point of death, risking his life in order that {he might make up for your inability to serve me}.

Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Paul

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

Revelation 3:16

Thus, because you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, I am about to vomit you out of my mouth!

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

Being Devoted to God » Grounded upon » Our preservation

Isaiah 46:4

Even to [your] old age I [am] he; even to [your] advanced age I myself will support [you]. I myself have made [you], and I myself will carry [you], and I myself will support [you], and I will save [you].

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

and Joanna the wife of Chuza (Herod's household manager), and Susanna, and many others who were helping to support them from their possessions.

the Burnt offering » Illustrative of » Being Devoted to God

Decision » Being Devoted to God » Exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

But if it is bad in your eyes to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you want to serve, whether it is the gods that your ancestors served beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you [are] living; but as for me and my household, we will serve Yahweh."