36 Bible Verses about improvement
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For we are glad, when we are weak, and ye are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection.
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained.
Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.
They said, Turn ye again now every one from his evil way, and from the evil of your doings, and dwell in the land that the LORD hath given unto you and to your fathers for ever and ever:
For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:
For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Therefore thou shalt love the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway.
Then Hezekiah commanded to prepare chambers in the house of the LORD; and they prepared them,
And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and wrought that which was good and right and truth before the LORD his God.
His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.
Gather up thy wares out of the land, O inhabitant of the fortress.
For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.
For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?
When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
And when Hezekiah and the princes came and saw the heaps, they blessed the LORD, and his people Israel.
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
They did work wilily, and went and made as if they had been ambassadors, and took old sacks upon their asses, and wine bottles, old, and rent, and bound up;
And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.