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Desires

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Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides you.

Psalm 42:1-2

[To the Chief Musician. A maschil, for the Sons of Korah.] As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.

Psalm 63:1-8

[A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.] O God, you are my God; early will I seek you: my soul thirsts for you, my flesh longs for you in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

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Desires Of The Heart

Acts 7:39

Whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,

Right Desires

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

Spiritual Desires

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired you in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek you early: for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

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1 Timothy 5:11

But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to grow wanton against Christ, they will marry;

Isaiah 26:8-9

Yea, in the way of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you; the desire of our soul is to your name, and to the remembrance of you.

Deuteronomy 5:21

Neither shall you desire your neighbor's wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.

Romans 1:26

For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

Exodus 20:17

You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own lust.

Psalm 119:174

I have longed for your salvation, O LORD; and your law is my delight.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-4

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication:

Romans 1:24

Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves:

2 Peter 2:18

For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that have just escaped from them who live in error.

Hebrews 13:18

Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.

Romans 7:8

But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, worked in me all manner of covetousness. For without the law sin was dead.

Matthew 12:7

But if you had known what this means, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, you would not have condemned the guiltless.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

2 Chronicles 1:7-12

In that night did God appear unto Solomon, and said unto him, Ask what I shall give you.

1 Kings 3:5-14

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give you.

James 1:13-15

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man:

2 Peter 3:3

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

1 Corinthians 14:1-5

Follow after love, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.

Amos 5:21-24

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not take delight in your solemn assemblies.

2 Peter 2:10

But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.

1 Corinthians 12:27-31

Now you are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

John 4:21-24

Jesus said unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour comes, when you shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.

Hebrews 10:5-14

Therefore when he comes into the world, he says, Sacrifice and offering you desired not, but a body have you prepared me:

Romans 8:5-14

For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Psalm 40:6-8

Sacrifice and offering you did not desire; my ears have you opened: burnt offering and sin offering have you not required.

Romans 13:11-14

And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

James 1:19-20

Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

Ephesians 4:22-24

That you put off concerning the former way of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

2 Chronicles 9:8

Blessed be the LORD your God, who delighted in you to set you on his throne, to be king for the LORD your God: because your God loved Israel, to establish them forever, therefore he made you king over them, to do justice and righteousness.

Psalm 132:13

For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.

1 Peter 1:14-15

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

1 Peter 4:1-5

Since therefore Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

Galatians 5:16-17

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.

Romans 7:18

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

James 4:1

From where come wars and fightings among you? come they not from here, even of your lusts that war in your members?