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Theasaurus: Eagerness

56 Bible Verses about eagerness

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Acts 20:16

For Paul's plan was to sail past Ephesus, so as not to spend much time in the province of Asia; since he was very desirous of being in Jerusalem, if possible, on the day of the Harvest Festival.

1 Thessalonians 2:17

But we, brethren, having been for a short time separated from you in bodily presence, though not in heart, endeavoured all the more earnestly, with intense longing, to see you face to face.

Mark 6:25

The girl immediately came in, in haste, to the King and made her request. "My desire is," she said, "that you will give me, here and now, on a dish, the head of John the Baptist."

Galatians 4:17-18

These men pay court to you, but not with honourable motives. They want to exclude you, so that you may pay court to them. It is always an honourable thing to be courted in an honourable cause; always, and not only when I am with you, my children--

Philippians 3:6

as to zeal, a persecutor of the Church; as to the righteousness which comes through Law, blameless.

Acts 26:7

the promise which our twelve tribes, worshipping day and night with intense devotedness, hope to have made good to them. It is on the subject of this hope, Sir, that I am accused by the Jews.

1 Corinthians 14:1

Be eager in your pursuit of this Love, and be earnestly ambitious for spiritual gifts, but let it be chiefly so in order that you may prophesy.

2 Corinthians 7:11

For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing affection, what jealousy, what meting out of justice! You have completely wiped away reproach from yourselves in the matter.

Hebrews 4:11

Let it then be our earnest endeavour to be admitted to that rest, so that no one may perish through following the same example of unbelief.

Hebrews 6:11

But we long for each of you to continue to manifest the same earnestness, with a view to your enjoying fulness of hope to the very End;

2 Corinthians 8:7

Yes, just as you are already very rich in faith, readiness of speech, knowledge, unwearied zeal, and in the love that is in you, implanted by us, see to it that this grace of liberal giving also flourishes in you.

1 Peter 3:13

And who will be able to harm you, if you show yourselves zealous for that which is good?

Titus 3:8

This is a faithful saying, and on these various points I would have you insist strenuously, in order that those who have their faith fixed on God may be careful to set an example of good actions. For these are not only good in themselves, but are also useful to mankind.

Romans 1:15

so that for my part I am willing and eager to proclaim the Good News to you also who are in Rome.

2 Peter 1:15

So on every possible occasion I will also do my best to enable you to recall these things after my departure.

Acts 18:25

He had been instructed by word of mouth in the way of the Lord, and, being full of burning zeal, he used to speak and teach accurately the facts about Jesus, though he knew of no baptism but John's.

Acts 21:13

His reply was, "What can you mean by thus breaking my heart with your grief? Why, as for me, I am ready not only to go to Jerusalem and be put in chains, but even to die there for the sake of the Lord Jesus."

Philippians 1:20

in fulfilment of my eager expectation and hope that I shall never have reason to feel ashamed, but that by my perfect freedom of speech Christ will be glorified in me, now as always, either by my life or by my death.

Mark 12:37

"David himself calls Him 'Lord:' how then can He be his son?" And the mass of people found pleasure in listening to Jesus.

Acts 10:33

"Immediately, therefore, I sent to you, and I thank you heartily for having come. That is why all of us are now assembled here in God's presence, to listen to what the Lord has commanded you to say."

Mark 10:17

As He went out to resume His journey, there came a man running up to Him, who knelt at His feet and asked, "Good Rabbi, what am I to do in order to inherit the Life of the Ages?"

Matthew 19:16

"Teacher," said one man, coming up to Him, "what that is good shall I do in order to win the Life of the Ages?"

Luke 18:18

The question was put to Him by a Ruler: "Good Rabbi, what shall I do to inherit the Life of the Ages?"

Luke 2:15

Then, as soon as the angels had left them and returned to Heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let us now go over as far as Bethlehem and see this that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us."

Luke 21:38

And all the people came to Him in the Temple, early in the morning, to listen to Him.

John 4:40

When however the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him on all sides to stay with them; and He stayed there two days.

Acts 13:42

As Paul and Barnabas were leaving the synagogue, the people earnestly begged to have all this repeated to them on the following Sabbath.

1 Timothy 4:15

Habitually practise these duties, and be absorbed in them; so that your growing proficiency in them may be evident to all.

2 Corinthians 8:11

And now complete the doing also, in order that, just as there was then the eagerness in desiring, there may now be the accomplishment in proportion to your means.

Philippians 1:3-4

I thank my God at my every remembrance of you-- always when offering any prayer on behalf of you all, finding a joy in offering it.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, sends greetings to you, always wrestling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand firm--Christians of ripe character and of clear conviction as to everything which is God's will.

Luke 12:40

Be you also ready, for at an hour when you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come."

Romans 8:19

For all creation, gazing eagerly as if with outstretched neck, is waiting and longing to see the manifestation of the sons of God.

Romans 8:23

And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.