38 Bible Verses about distractions
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But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she came up to him, and said, "Lord, don't you care that my sister left me to serve alone? Ask her therefore to help me."
This I say for your own profit; not that I may ensnare you, but for that which is appropriate, and that you may attend to the Lord without distraction.
For when they are saying, "Peace and safety," then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape.
Attend to me, and answer me. I am restless in my complaint, and moan,
above all, taking up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one.
Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.
Jesus answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted.
But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well.
There is also a difference between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman cares about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But she who is married cares about the things of the world -- how she may please her husband.
You were running well! Who interfered with you that you should not obey the truth?
Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
No soldier on duty entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.
When you offer the blind for sacrifice, isn't that evil? And when you offer the lame and sick, isn't that evil? Present it now to your governor! Will he be pleased with you? Or will he accept your person?" says Yahweh of Armies.
There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.
But I desire to have you to be free from cares. He who is unmarried is concerned for the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;
Remind them of these things, charging them in the sight of the Lord, that they don't argue about words, to no profit, to the subverting of those who hear.
but he who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please his wife.
Now concerning the things about which you wrote to me: it is good for a man not to touch a woman.
They will wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east; they will run back and forth to seek the word of Yahweh, and will not find it.
But if you marry, you have not sinned. If a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such will have oppression in the flesh, and I want to spare you.
But when they deliver you up, don't be anxious how or what you will say, for it will be given you in that hour what you will say.
"Don't let your heart be troubled. Believe in God. Believe also in me.
and the cares of this age, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
It happened at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, "Cry aloud; for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps and must be awakened."
for I am poor and needy. My heart is wounded within me.
Early in the morning, while it was still dark, he rose up and went out, and departed into a deserted place, and prayed there.
But she is happier if she stays as she is, in my judgment, and I think that I also have God's Spirit.
The king of Egypt said to them, "Why do you, Moses and Aaron, take the people from their work? Get back to your burdens!"
She had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
"I will also make it a possession for the porcupine, and pools of water. I will sweep it with the broom of destruction," says Yahweh of Armies.
Therefore, I tell you, don't be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn't life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
What a wretched man I am! Who will deliver me out of the body of this death?
for length of days, and years of life, and peace, will they add to you.
Your sons have fainted, they lie at the head of all the streets, as an antelope in a net; they are full of the wrath of Yahweh, the rebuke of your God.
The days of visitation have come. The days of reckoning have come. Israel will consider the prophet to be a fool, and the man who is inspired to be insane, because of the abundance of your sins, and because your hostility is great.
The birds of prey came down on the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
- Being Single
- Do Not Be Anxious
- Great Things
- Marriage Between Man And Woman
- Marriage Kjv
- Not Worrying
- Pleasing Men
- Sex Before Marriage
- Sin Produces Death
- Struggles In Relationship
- Taking Care Of Your Body
- Trusting God And Not Worrying