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Isaiah 42:5

This is what God, Yahweh, says—
who created the heavens and stretched them out,
who spread out the earth and what comes from it,
who gives breath to the people on it
and life to those who walk on it

Israel » Heart » To God » During » Life » Joshua

Joshua 24:31

Israel worshiped Yahweh throughout Joshua’s lifetime and during the lifetimes of the elders who outlived Joshua and who had experienced all the works Yahweh had done for Israel.

Judges 2:7

The people worshiped the Lord throughout Joshua’s lifetime and during the lifetimes of the elders who outlived Joshua. They had seen all the Lord’s great works He had done for Israel.

Jesus Christ » In his name » Life

Jesus Christ » Names of » Life

Life » Lessons of » Out of death

Luke 9:24

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it.

Life » Eternal » General references to

Romans 6:22

But now, since you have been liberated from sin and have become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctification—and the end is eternal life!

1 Timothy 6:19

storing up for themselves a good reserve for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.

Life » Lessons of » Probation, a

Life » Spiritual

John 5:40

And you are not willing to come to Me so that you may have life.

Life » Tested, by the lord » Tree of

Ezekiel 47:12

All kinds of trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they will bear fresh fruit because the water comes from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves for medicine.”

Revelation 22:2

down the middle of the broad street of the city. The tree of life was on both sides of the river, bearing 12 kinds of fruit, producing its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree are for healing the nations,

Genesis 2:9

The Lord God caused to grow out of the ground every tree pleasing in appearance and good for food, including the tree of life in the middle of the garden, as well as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Life » Christ » Deeper

Luke 6:48

He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built.

Luke 10:39

She had a sister named Mary, who also sat at the Lord’s feet and was listening to what He said.

Life » Lessons of » Pilgrimage, a

Exodus 6:4

I also established My covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, the land they lived in as foreigners.

Psalm 39:12

“Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.

Life » What is life

Proverbs 4:13

Hold on to instruction; don’t let go.
Guard it, for it is your life.

John 6:63-64

The Spirit is the One who gives life. The flesh doesn't help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life. But there are some among you who don't believe." (For Jesus knew from the beginning those who would not believe and the one who would betray Him.)

Life » Of the spirit » Weariness of

Jonah 4:8

As the sun was rising, God appointed a scorching east wind. The sun beat down so much on Jonah’s head that he almost fainted, and he wanted to die. He said, “It’s better for me to die than to live.”

Genesis 27:46

So Rebekah said to Isaac, “I’m sick of my life because of these Hittite women. If Jacob marries a Hittite woman like one of them, what good is my life?”

Job 3:20

Why is light given to one burdened with grief,
and life to those whose existence is bitter,

Life » The lord being life

1 John 1:1-3

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have observed, and have touched with our hands, concerning the Word of life- that life was revealed, and we have seen it and we testify and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us- what we have seen and heard we also declare to you, so that you may have fellowship along with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ.

Deuteronomy 30:20

love the Lord your God, obey Him, and remain faithful to Him. For He is your life, and He will prolong your life in the land the Lord swore to give to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.”

More verses: John 6:31-35 Acts 3:13-15

Life » Christ » Consistent life

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, it is clear what sort of people you should be in holy conduct and godliness

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.

Life » Of the spirit » Unfading, of the righteous

Ezekiel 47:12

All kinds of trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they will bear fresh fruit because the water comes from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves for medicine.”

Hosea 14:8

Ephraim, why should I have anything more
to do with idols?
It is I who answer and watch over him.
I am like a flourishing pine tree;
your fruit comes from Me.

More verses: Jeremiah 17:8

Life » Jesus Christ giving life

Revelation 2:8-10

"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: "The First and the Last, the One who was dead and came to life, says: I know your tribulation and poverty, yet you are rich. [I know] the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. Don't be afraid of what you are about to suffer. Look, the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will have tribulation for 10 days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

1 John 5:11

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

John 6:31-33

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, just as it is written: He gave them bread from heaven to eat. " Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Moses didn't give you the bread from heaven, but My Father gives you the real bread from heaven. For the bread of God is the One who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world."

John 10:7-10

So Jesus said again, "I assure you: I am the door of the sheep. All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep didn't listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved and will come in and go out and find pasture. read more.
A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.

Acts 17:23-25

For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD Therefore, what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you. The God who made the world and everything in it-He is Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in shrines made by hands. Neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives everyone life and breath and all things.

Life » Who shall lose their life

Matthew 16:24-25

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will find it.

Luke 9:22-25

saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests, and scribes, be killed, and be raised the third day." Then He said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it. read more.
What is a man benefited if he gains the whole world, yet loses or forfeits himself?

Matthew 10:38-39

And whoever doesn't take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me. Anyone finding his life will lose it, and anyone losing his life because of Me will find it.

Mark 8:31-36

Then He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, be killed, and rise after three days. He was openly talking about this. So Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him. But turning around and looking at His disciples, He rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind Me, Satan, because you're not thinking about God's concerns, but man's!" read more.
Summoning the crowd along with His disciples, He said to them, "If anyone wants to be My follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me and the gospel will save it. For what does it benefit a man to gain the whole world yet lose his life?

More verses: Luke 17:33

Life » Spiritual » Spotless, general references to

Job 11:15

then you will hold your head high, free from fault.
You will be firmly established and unafraid.

Life » Christ » Continuous

Mark 9:4

Elijah appeared to them with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus.

More verses: Mark 12:27

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Only a handbreadth in extent

Psalm 39:5

You, indeed, have made my days short in length,
and my life span as nothing in Your sight.
Yes, every mortal man is only a vapor.Selah

Psalm 90:9

For all our days ebb away under Your wrath;
we end our years like a sigh.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for man in life, in the few days of his futile life that he spends like a shadow? Who can tell man what will happen after him under the sun?

Life » Lessons of » Old, the

2 Peter 1:9

The person who lacks these things is blind and shortsighted and has forgotten the cleansing from his past sins.

Life » Brief » Only a handbreadth in extent

Psalm 39:5

You, indeed, have made my days short in length,
and my life span as nothing in Your sight.
Yes, every mortal man is only a vapor.Selah

Psalm 90:9

For all our days ebb away under Your wrath;
we end our years like a sigh.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for man in life, in the few days of his futile life that he spends like a shadow? Who can tell man what will happen after him under the sun?

Life » The lord being the creator of all life

Isaiah 42:5

This is what God, Yahweh, says—
who created the heavens and stretched them out,
who spread out the earth and what comes from it,
who gives breath to the people on it
and life to those who walk on it

John 1:1-4

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created. read more.
Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men.

Acts 17:23-25

For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD Therefore, what you worship in ignorance, this I proclaim to you. The God who made the world and everything in it-He is Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in shrines made by hands. Neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives everyone life and breath and all things.

Job 33:4-6

The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life. Refute me if you can. Prepare your case against me; take your stand. I am just like you before God; I was also pinched off from [a piece of] clay.

Life » Lessons of » Manifested

Matthew 7:20

So you’ll recognize them by their fruit.

2 Timothy 3:9

But they will not make further progress, for their lack of understanding will be clear to all, as theirs was also.

Luke 8:17

For nothing is concealed that won’t be revealed, and nothing hidden that won’t be made known and come to light.

Life » Of man from God

Life » What gives life

Proverbs 6:20-23

My son, keep your father's command, and don't reject your mother's teaching. Always bind them to your heart; tie them around your neck. When you walk here and there, they will guide you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; when you wake up, they will talk to you. read more.
For a commandment is a lamp, teaching is a light, and corrective instructions are the way to life.

2 Corinthians 3:4-6

We have this kind of confidence toward God through Christ: not that we are competent in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our competence is from God. He has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit produces life.

Life » What man lives by

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Isaiah 38:13-16

I thought until the morning: He will break all my bones like a lion; You make an end of me day and night. I chirp like a swallow [or] a crane; I moan like a dove. My eyes grow weak looking upward. Lord, I am oppressed; support me. What can I say? He has spoken to me, and He Himself has done it. I walk along slowly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul, read more.
Lord, because of these [promises] people live, and in all of them is the life of my spirit as well; You have restored me to health and let me live.

Luke 4:4

But Jesus answered him, “It is written: Man must not live on bread alone.

Life » Of the spirit spiritual » Necessitates death to sin and self

2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are always given over to death because of Jesus, so that Jesus’ life may also be revealed in our mortal flesh.

Life » Spiritual » Necessitates death to sin and self

2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are always given over to death because of Jesus, so that Jesus’ life may also be revealed in our mortal flesh.

Life » Lessons of » Precious, regarded by Christ as

Life » Who shall find life

Matthew 16:24-25

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will find it.

Proverbs 8:32-35

And now, [my] sons, listen to me; those who keep my ways are happy. Listen to instruction and be wise; don't ignore it. Anyone who listens to me is happy, watching at my doors every day, waiting by the posts of my doorway. read more.
For the one who finds me finds life and obtains favor from the Lord,

Proverbs 21:21

The one who pursues righteousness and faithful love
will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Matthew 10:38-39

And whoever doesn't take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me. Anyone finding his life will lose it, and anyone losing his life because of Me will find it.

Life » Of the spirit spiritual » Secured through faith

Life » Spiritual » Secured through faith

Life » The gate and way which leads to life

Proverbs 15:24

For the discerning the path of life leads upward,
so that he may avoid going down to Sheol.

Matthew 7:13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it. How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.

Luke 13:22-24

He went through one town and village after another, teaching and making His way to Jerusalem. "Lord," someone asked Him, "are there few being saved?" He said to them, "Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you, many will try to enter and won't be able

Life » Who shall save their life

Mark 8:31-35

Then He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, be killed, and rise after three days. He was openly talking about this. So Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him. But turning around and looking at His disciples, He rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind Me, Satan, because you're not thinking about God's concerns, but man's!" read more.
Summoning the crowd along with His disciples, He said to them, "If anyone wants to be My follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me and the gospel will save it.

Luke 9:22-25

saying, "The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests, and scribes, be killed, and be raised the third day." Then He said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it. read more.
What is a man benefited if he gains the whole world, yet loses or forfeits himself?

Life » Christ » Conspicuous

Luke 11:33

“No one lights a lamp and puts it in the cellar or under a basket, but on a lampstand, so that those who come in may see its light.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For I think God has displayed us, the apostles, in last place, like men condemned to die: We have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men.

Life » Tree of

Genesis 2:9

The Lord God caused to grow out of the ground every tree pleasing in appearance and good for food, including the tree of life in the middle of the garden, as well as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

More verses: Proverbs 3:18

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » The one who loses it will save it

Luke 9:24

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it.

Matthew 16:25-26

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will find it. What will it benefit a man if he gains the whole world yet loses his life? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?

Life » How you should live your life

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For Christ's love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: if One died for all, then all died. And He died for all so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the One who died for them and was raised.

Life » Conditions of receiving » Spiritual service

John 4:35-36

"Don't you say, 'There are still four more months, then comes the harvest'? Listen [to what] I'm telling you: Open your eyes and look at the fields, for they are ready for harvest. The reaper is already receiving pay and gathering fruit for eternal life, so the sower and reaper can rejoice together.

Life » Conditions of receiving » Faith in Christ

John 3:14-15

Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in Him will have eternal life.

Life » Lessons of » Result in perfect contentment

Life » Of the spirit spiritual » Christ the supreme object of

1 Peter 4:6

For this reason the gospel was also preached to those who are now dead, so that, although they might be judged by men in the fleshly realm, they might live by God in the spiritual realm.

Life » Spiritual » Christ the supreme object of

1 Peter 4:6

For this reason the gospel was also preached to those who are now dead, so that, although they might be judged by men in the fleshly realm, they might live by God in the spiritual realm.

Life » Where life is

Psalm 30:4-5

Sing to the Lord, you His faithful ones, and praise His holy name. For His anger lasts only a moment, but His favor, a lifetime. Weeping may spend the night, but there is joy in the morning.

Life » Of the spirit spiritual » Sustained by the word of God

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Life » Spiritual » Sustained by the word of God

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Life » Who lives by jesus Christ

John 6:53-57

So Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you do not have life in yourselves. Anyone who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day, because My flesh is real food and My blood is real drink. read more.
The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood lives in Me, and I in him. Just as the living Father sent Me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on Me will live because of Me.

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Life of Christ, a ransom

Life » Conditions of receiving » Hated

Ecclesiastes 2:17

Therefore, I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me. For everything is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

Job 7:16

I give up! I will not live forever.
Leave me alone, for my days are a breath.

Life » Christ » Death abolished

1 John 1:2

that life was revealed,
and we have seen it
and we testify and declare to you
the eternal life that was with the Father
and was revealed to us

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Weary of » Job

Job 7:1-3

Isn't mankind consigned to forced labor on earth? Are not his days like those of a hired hand? Like a slave he longs for shade; like a hired man he waits for his pay. So I have been made to inherit months of futility, and troubled nights have been assigned to me.

Job 10:18-20

Why did You bring me out of the womb? I should have died and never been seen. I wish I had never existed but had been carried from the womb to the grave. Are my days not few? Stop [it]! Leave me alone, so that I can smile a little

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Vanity of

Life » What tends to life

Proverbs 11:19

Genuine righteousness leads to life,
but pursuing evil leads to death.

Life » Christ » Radiant life

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Like hurrying messengers

Job 14:2

He blossoms like a flower, then withers;
he flees like a shadow and does not last.

Job 9:25

My days fly by faster than a runner;
they flee without seeing any good.

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Like a shadow

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we live before You as foreigners and temporary residents in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Life » Brief » Like hurrying messengers

Job 14:2

He blossoms like a flower, then withers;
he flees like a shadow and does not last.

Job 9:25

My days fly by faster than a runner;
they flee without seeing any good.

Life » Brief » Like a shadow

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we live before You as foreigners and temporary residents in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Long life promised to obedient children

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » What can a man give in exchange for

Life » Lessons of » Truly learned, purify the soul

Ephesians 4:20-23

But that is not how you learned about the Messiah, assuming you heard Him and were taught by Him, because the truth is in Jesus: you took off your former way of life, the old man that is corrupted by deceitful desires; read more.
you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds;

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Like a flying shuttle

Job 8:9

since we were born only yesterday and know nothing.
Our days on earth are but a shadow.

Life » Brief » Like a flying shuttle

Job 8:9

since we were born only yesterday and know nothing.
Our days on earth are but a shadow.

Life » Lessons of » Practical, every day

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. Stop doing evil. Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow's cause.

Life » Who is in the way of life

Proverbs 10:17

The one who follows instruction is on the path to life,
but the one who rejects correction goes astray.

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » To those who keep the commandments

Deuteronomy 4:40

Keep His statutes and commands, which I am giving you today, so that you and your children after you may prosper and so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you for all time.”

Deuteronomy 22:7

You may take the young for yourself, but be sure to let the mother go free, so that you may prosper and live long.

Life » Conditions of receiving » Renunciation of the world

Luke 18:28-30

Then Peter said, "Look, we have left what we had and followed You." So He said to them, "I assure you: There is no one who has left a house, wife or brothers, parents or children because of the kingdom of God, who will not receive many times more at this time, and eternal life in the age to come."

Life » Conditions of receiving » Sowing in the spirit

Life » Lessons of » The great teacher of says

Life » The lord holding your life in his hands

Psalm 66:8-9

Praise our God, you peoples; let the sound of His praise be heard. He keeps us alive and does not allow our feet to slip.

Life » Nobody living to himself

Romans 14:7-8

For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

Life » Who keeps their life

Life » What brings life

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Jeremiah

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Cursed be the day on which I was born. The day my mother bore me- let it never be blessed. Cursed be the man who brought the news to my father, saying, "A male child is born to you," bringing him great joy. Let that man be like the cities the Lord overthrew without compassion. Let him hear an outcry in the morning and a war cry at noontime read more.
because he didn't kill me in the womb so that my mother might have been my grave, her womb eternally pregnant. Why did I come out of the womb to see [only] struggle and sorrow, to end my life in shame?

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Life brief, figurative allusions to the brevity of

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, “My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years. My years have been few and hard, and they have not surpassed the years of my fathers during their pilgrimages.”

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Like a weaver's web

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me
like a shepherd’s tent.
I have rolled up my life like a weaver;
He cuts me off from the loom.
You make an end of me from day until night.

Life » Lessons of » Learned in the school of affliction

Life » Brief » Life brief, figurative allusions to the brevity of

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, “My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years. My years have been few and hard, and they have not surpassed the years of my fathers during their pilgrimages.”

Life » Brief » Like a weaver's web

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me
like a shepherd’s tent.
I have rolled up my life like a weaver;
He cuts me off from the loom.
You make an end of me from day until night.

Life » Who shall not live out half their days

Psalm 55:23

God, You will bring them down
to the Pit of destruction;
men of bloodshed and treachery
will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.

Life » Of the spirit spiritual » Love the demonstration of

Life » Christ » The only source of life

Life » Christ » Life everlasting

Romans 5:21

so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness, resulting in eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Life » Spiritual » Love the demonstration of

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Elijah

1 Kings 19:1-8

Ahab told Jezebel everything that Elijah had done and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. So Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "May the gods punish me and do so severely if I don't make your life like the life of one of them by this time tomorrow!" Then Elijah became afraid and immediately ran for his life. When he came to Beer-sheba that belonged to Judah, he left his servant there, read more.
but he went on a day's journey into the wilderness. He sat down under a broom tree and prayed that he might die. He said, "[I have had] enough! Lord, take my life, for I'm no better than my fathers." Then he lay down and slept under the broom tree. Suddenly, an angel touched him. The angel told him, "Get up and eat." Then he looked, and there at his head was a loaf of bread baked over hot stones and a jug of water. So he ate and drank and lay down again. Then the angel of the Lord returned a second time and touched him. He said, "Get up and eat, or the journey will be too much for you." So he got up, ate, and drank. Then on the strength from that food, he walked 40 days and 40 nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Life » Uncertainty of physical » Like a vanishing vapour

Life » Conditions of receiving » Self-sacrifice

Life » Christ » Life for the dead

Life » Christ » Abundant life

Life » Brief » Like a vanishing vapour

Life » Whose life will not be preserved

Job 36:5-6

Yes, God is mighty, but He despises [no one]; He understands all things. He does not keep the wicked alive, but He gives justice to the afflicted.

Life » What life is

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Jonah

Jonah 4:8-9

As the sun was rising, God appointed a scorching east wind. The sun beat down on Jonah's head so that he almost fainted, and he wanted to die. He said, "It's better for me to die than to live." Then God asked Jonah, "Is it right for you to be angry about the plant?" "[Yes,]" he replied. "It is right. I'm angry enough to die!"

Life » Conditions of receiving » Knowledge of God

Life » Lessons of » All lead to Christ

John 6:45

It is written in the Prophets:And they will all be taught by God.Everyone who has listened to and learned from the Father comes to Me—

Life » Who shall not see life

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » To be hated for Christ's sake

Life » Called spirit of God

Life » Sacredness of, an inference from what is taught in the law concerning murder » Hated

Ecclesiastes 2:17

Therefore, I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me. For everything is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

Life » Breath of

Names » Of Christ » Life

Repentance » Life

Ezekiel 18:21

“Now if the wicked person turns from all the sins he has committed, keeps all My statutes, and does what is just and right, he will certainly live; he will not die.

Zechariah 1:3

So tell the people: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: Return to Me”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“and I will return to you, says the Lord of Hosts.

Seeking God » Ensures » Life

Psalm 69:32

The humble will see it and rejoice.
You who seek God, take heart!

Amos 5:4

For the Lord says to the house of Israel:Seek Me and live!

Amos 5:6

Seek Yahweh and live,
or He will spread like fire
throughout the house of Joseph;
it will consume everything,
with no one at Bethel to extinguish it.

Seven » Uncertainties » Life

Spiritual » Life » Necessitates death to sin and self

2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are always given over to death because of Jesus, so that Jesus’ life may also be revealed in our mortal flesh.

Spiritual » Life » Secured through faith

Spiritual » Life » Christ the supreme object of

1 Peter 4:6

For this reason the gospel was also preached to those who are now dead, so that, although they might be judged by men in the fleshly realm, they might live by God in the spiritual realm.

Spiritual » Life » Sustained by the word of God

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

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the things that are Transient » Power » Life

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Aaron, Life Events

Exodus 12:43

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “This is the statute of the Passover: no foreigner may eat it.

Abraham, Calling And Life

Genesis 11:31

Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haran’s son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they set out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there.

All Life Is Dependent On God

1 Timothy 6:13

In the presence of God, who gives life to all, and of Christ Jesus, who gave a good confession before Pontius Pilate, I charge you

Animal Life

Genesis 2:19

So the Lord God formed out of the ground every wild animal and every bird of the sky, and brought each to the man to see what he would call it. And whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.

As Long As Life Lasts

2 Samuel 1:9

Then he begged me, ‘Stand over me and kill me, for I’m mortally wounded, but my life still lingers.’

Assurance in the life of faith

Deuteronomy 9:3

But understand that today the Lord your God will cross over ahead of you as a consuming fire; He will devastate and subdue them before you. You will drive them out and destroy them swiftly, as the Lord has told you.

Balance In Life

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

There is an occasion for everything,
and a time for every activity under heaven:

Being Happy And Enjoying Life

Ecclesiastes 8:15

So I commended enjoyment because there is nothing better for man under the sun than to eat, drink, and enjoy himself, for this will accompany him in his labor during the days of his life that God gives him under the sun.

Blood, as basis of life

Leviticus 17:10-14

“Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who eats any blood, I will turn against that person who eats blood and cut him off from his people.

David, Early Life

1 Samuel 17:12

Now David was the son of the Ephrathite from Bethlehem of Judah named Jesse. Jesse had eight sons and during Saul’s reign was already an old man.

Elijah, Life Of

2 Kings 1:16-17

Then Elijah said to King Ahaziah, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because you have sent messengers to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron—is it because there is no God in Israel for you to inquire of His will?—you will not get up from your sickbed; you will certainly die.’”

Encouragement In Life

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not rely on your own understanding;

Enjoying Life

Ecclesiastes 8:15

So I commended enjoyment because there is nothing better for man under the sun than to eat, drink, and enjoy himself, for this will accompany him in his labor during the days of his life that God gives him under the sun.

eternal life, gift of

John 5:39-40

You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.

Grace, And Christian Life

2 Corinthians 12:8-9

Concerning this, I pleaded with the Lord three times to take it away from me.

Jacob, Life And Character Of

Genesis 25:25-26

The first one came out red-looking, covered with hair like a fur coat, and they named him Esau.

Length Of Life

Proverbs 3:13-16

Happy is a man who finds wisdom
and who acquires understanding,

Life And Death

Jeremiah 21:8

“But you must say to this people, ‘This is what the Lord says: Look, I am presenting to you the way of life and the way of death.

Life Cut Short

Psalm 102:23

He has broken my strength in midcourse;
He has shortened my days.

Life Despised

Judges 5:18

Zebulun was a people risking their lives,
Naphtali also, on the heights of the battlefield.

Life Through Keeping The Law

Deuteronomy 4:1

“Now, Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am teaching you to follow, so that you may live, enter, and take possession of the land Yahweh, the God of your fathers, is giving you.

Life's Purpose

Joshua 24:15

But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship Yahweh.”

Moses, Life Of

Exodus 2:10

When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, “I drew him out of the water.”

Not Maintaining Life

Acts 13:46

Then Paul and Barnabas boldly said: “It was necessary that God’s message be spoken to you first. But since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles!

Origins Of Spiritual Life

John 3:6-8

Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Paul, Life Of

Philippians 3:4-5

although I once also had confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he has grounds for confidence in the flesh, I have more:

Redemption, In Everyday Life

Leviticus 25:24-28

You are to allow the redemption of any land you occupy.

Removing People From Your Life

Proverbs 25:5

Remove the wicked from the king’s presence,
and his throne will be established in righteousness.

River Of Life

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb

Servanthood, In Life Of Believers

Genesis 18:5

I will bring a bit of bread so that you may strengthen yourselves. This is why you have passed your servant’s way. Later, you can continue on.”“Yes,” they replied, “do as you have said.”

Solomon, Life Of

1 Chronicles 3:1-9

These were David’s sons who were born to him in Hebron:
Amnon was the firstborn, by Ahinoam of Jezreel;
Daniel was born second, by Abigail of Carmel;

The Water Of Life

John 7:38-39

The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him.”

Tree Of Life

Genesis 2:8-9

The Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there He placed the man He had formed.

Unfading Life

1 Peter 3:3-4

Your beauty should not consist of outward things like elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold ornaments or fine clothes.

Weariness Of Life

Genesis 27:46

So Rebekah said to Isaac, “I’m sick of my life because of these Hittite women. If Jacob marries a Hittite woman like one of them, what good is my life?”

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