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30 Bible Verses about natural Life

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1 Corinthians 15:45

Thus it is written, The first man Adam became a living being (an individual personality); the last Adam (Christ) became a life-giving Spirit [restoring the dead to life].

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight or to be desired -- "good (suitable, pleasant) for food; the tree of life also in the center of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of [the difference between] good and evil and blessing and calamity.

Proverbs 3:22

And they will be life to your inner self, and a gracious ornament to your neck (your outer self).

Ecclesiastes 3:19

For that which befalls the sons of men befalls beasts; even [in the end] one thing befalls them both. As the one dies, so dies the other. Yes, they all have one breath and spirit, so that a man has no preeminence over a beast; for all is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!

Romans 6:19

I am speaking in familiar human terms because of your natural limitations. For as you yielded your bodily members [and faculties] as servants to impurity and ever increasing lawlessness, so now yield your bodily members [and faculties] once for all as servants to righteousness (right being and doing) [which leads] to sanctification.

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom is a defense even as money is a defense, but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom shields and preserves the life of him who has it.

Jude 1:19

It is these who are [agitators] setting up distinctions and causing divisions -- "merely sensual [creatures, carnal, worldly-minded people], devoid of the [Holy] Spirit and destitute of any higher spiritual life.

John 14:19

Just a little while now, and the world will not see Me any more, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.

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natural Life » Should be laid down, if necessary, for Christ

natural Life » Cares and pleasures of, dangerous

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves and be on your guard, lest your hearts be overburdened and depressed (weighed down) with the giddiness and headache and nausea of self-indulgence, drunkenness, and worldly worries and cares pertaining to [the business of] this life, and [lest] that day come upon you suddenly like a trap or a noose;

natural Life » The wicked have their portion of good, during

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, remember that you in your lifetime fully received [what is due you in] comforts and delights, and Lazarus in like manner the discomforts and distresses; but now he is comforted here and you are in anguish.

Psalm 17:14

From men by Your hand, O Lord, from men of this world [these poor moths of the night] whose portion in life is idle and vain. Their bellies are filled with Your hidden treasure [what You have stored up]; their children are satiated, and they leave the rest [of their] wealth to their babes.

Luke 6:24

But woe to (alas for) you who are rich ( abounding in material resources), for you already are receiving your consolation (the solace and sense of strengthening and cheer that come from prosperity) and have taken and enjoyed your comfort in full [having nothing left to be awarded you].

natural Life » Of saints, specially protected by God

1 Peter 3:13

Now who is there to hurt you if you are zealous followers of that which is good?

natural Life » Shortness of, should lead to spiritual improvement

Deuteronomy 32:29

O that they were wise and would see through this [present triumph] to their ultimate fate!

natural Life » Should be spent in » Living unto God

natural Life » Forfeited by sin

Genesis 3:17-19

And to Adam He said, Because you have listened and given heed to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it, the ground is under a curse because of you; in sorrow and toil shall you eat [of the fruits] of it all the days of your life. Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field. In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you shall return.

natural Life » Should be spent in » Peace

1 Timothy 2:2

For kings and all who are in positions of authority or high responsibility, that [outwardly] we may pass a quiet and undisturbed life [and inwardly] a peaceable one in all godliness and reverence and seriousness in every way.

natural Life » Obedience to parents, tends to prolong

Proverbs 4:10

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of your life shall be many.

natural Life » Miraculously restored by Christ

Matthew 9:18

While He was talking this way to them, behold, a ruler entered and, kneeling down, worshiped Him, saying, My daughter has just now died; but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will come to life.

natural Life » Saints have true enjoyment of

Psalm 128:2

For you shall eat [the fruit] of the labor of your hands; happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

natural Life » Sometimes prolonged, in answer to prayer

Isaiah 38:2-5

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord And said, Remember [earnestly] now, O Lord, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in faithfulness and in truth, with a whole heart [absolutely devoted to You], and have done what is good in Your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then came the word of the Lord to Isaiah, saying, read more.
Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will add to your life fifteen years.

natural Life » Should be taken all due care of

Matthew 10:23

When they persecute you in one town [that is, pursue you in a manner that would injure you and cause you to suffer because of your belief], flee to another town; for truly I tell you, you will not have gone through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Acts 27:34

So I urge (warn, exhort, encourage, advise) you to take some food [for your safety] -- "it will give you strength; for not a hair is to perish from the head of any one of you.

natural Life » Should be laid down, if necessary, for the brethren

Romans 16:4

Who risked their lives [endangering their very necks] for my life. To them not only I but also all the churches among the Gentiles give thanks.

natural Life » God is the author of

natural Life » Is in the hand of God

Daniel 5:23

And you have lifted yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and the vessels of His house have been brought before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know; but the God in Whose hand your breath is and Whose are all your ways you have not honored and glorified [but have dishonored and disgraced].

natural Life » God preserves

Psalm 66:9

Who put and kept us among the living, and has not allowed our feet to slip.

natural Life » Be thankful for » The preservation of

Psalm 103:4

Who redeems your life from the pit and corruption, Who beautifies, dignifies, and crowns you with loving-kindness and tender mercy;

John 2:6

Now there were six waterpots of stone standing there, as the Jewish custom of purification (ceremonial washing) demanded, holding twenty to thirty gallons apiece.

natural Life » Described as » Short

Psalm 89:47

O [earnestly] remember how short my time is and what a mere fleeting life mine is. For what emptiness, falsity, futility, and frailty You have created all men!

natural Life » Of the wicked, not specially protected by God

Psalm 78:50

He leveled and made a straight path for His anger [to give it free course]; He did not spare [the Egyptian families] from death but gave their beasts over to the pestilence and the life [of their eldest] over to the plague.

Job 36:6

He does not prolong the life of the wicked, but gives the needy and afflicted their right.

natural Life » The value of

Job 2:4

Then Satan answered the Lord, Skin for skin! Yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

natural Life » Should be spent in » Doing good

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I know that there is nothing better for them than to be glad and to get and do good as long as they live;

natural Life » Is compared to » A shadow

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who [ limited to human wisdom] knows what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow [going through the motions but accomplishing nothing]? For who can tell a man what will happen [to his work, his treasure, his plans] under the sun after he is gone?

natural Life » Described as » Limited

Job 7:1

Is there not an [appointed] warfare and hard labor to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?

natural Life » Described as » Vain

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who [ limited to human wisdom] knows what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow [going through the motions but accomplishing nothing]? For who can tell a man what will happen [to his work, his treasure, his plans] under the sun after he is gone?

natural Life » Obedience to God, tends to prolong

Deuteronomy 30:20

And may love the Lord your God, obey His voice, and cling to Him. For He is your life and the length of your days, that you may dwell in the land which the Lord swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

natural Life » We know not what is good for us in

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who [ limited to human wisdom] knows what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow [going through the motions but accomplishing nothing]? For who can tell a man what will happen [to his work, his treasure, his plans] under the sun after he is gone?

natural Life » The dissatisfied despise

Ecclesiastes 2:17

So I hated life, because what is done under the sun was grievous to me; for all is vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

natural Life » Sometimes judicially shortened

1 Samuel 2:32-33

And you shall behold the distress of My house, even in all the prosperity which God will give Israel, and there shall not be an old man in your house forever. Yet I will not cut off from My altar every man of yours; some shall survive to weep and mourn [over the family's ruin], but all the increase of your house shall die in their best years.

natural Life » Is compared to » Water spilt on the ground

2 Samuel 14:14

We must all die; we are like water spilled on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again. And God does not take away life, but devises means so that he who is banished may not be an utter outcast from Him.

natural Life » Be thankful for » The supply of its wants

Genesis 48:15

Then [Jacob] blessed Joseph and said, God [Himself], before Whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac lived and walked habitually, God [Himself], Who has [been my Shepherd and has led and] fed me from the time I came into being until this day,

natural Life » Described as » Uncertain

James 4:13-15

Come now, you who say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a city and spend a year there and carry on our business and make money. Yet you do not know [the least thing] about what may happen tomorrow. What is the nature of your life? You are [really] but a wisp of vapor (a puff of smoke, a mist) that is visible for a little while and then disappears [into thin air]. You ought instead to say, If the Lord is willing, we shall live and we shall do this or that [thing].

natural Life » Preserved by discretion

natural Life » Should be spent in » The fear of God

1 Peter 1:17

And if you call upon Him as [your] Father Who judges each one impartially according to what he does, [then] you should conduct yourselves with true reverence throughout the time of your temporary residence [on the earth, whether long or short].

natural Life » Is compared to » A thread cut by the weaver

Isaiah 38:12

My [fleshly] dwelling is plucked up and is removed from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up my life as a weaver [rolls up the finished web]; [the Lord] cuts me free from the loom; from day to night You bring me to an end.

natural Life » Is compared to » A shepherd's tent removed

Isaiah 38:18

For Sheol (the place of the dead) cannot confess and reach out the hand to You, death cannot praise and rejoice in You; they who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness [to Your promises; their probation is at an end, their destiny is sealed].

natural Life » Is compared to » A pilgrimage

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are 130 years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and they have not attained to those of the life of my fathers in their pilgrimage.

natural Life » Is compared to » Grass

natural Life » Be not over-anxious to provide for its wants

natural Life » Of others, not to be taken away

natural Life » Is compared to » A dream

Psalm 73:20

As a dream [which seems real] until one awakens, so, O Lord, when You arouse Yourself [to take note of the wicked], You will despise their outward show.

natural Life » Is compared to » A hand-breadth

Psalm 39:5

Behold, You have made my days as [short as] handbreadths, and my lifetime is as nothing in Your sight. Truly every man at his best is merely a breath! Selah [pause, and think calmly of that]!

natural Life » Is compared to » A tale told

Psalm 90:9

For all our days [out here in this wilderness, says Moses] pass away in Your wrath; we spend our years as a tale that is told [for we adults know we are doomed to die soon, without reaching Canaan].

natural Life » Is compared to » A vapor

James 4:14

Yet you do not know [the least thing] about what may happen tomorrow. What is the nature of your life? You are [really] but a wisp of vapor (a puff of smoke, a mist) that is visible for a little while and then disappears [into thin air].

natural Life » Is compared to » A sleep

Psalm 90:5

You carry away [these disobedient people, doomed to die within forty years] as with a flood; they are as a sleep [vague and forgotten as soon as they are gone]. In the morning they are like grass which grows up -- "

natural Life » The enjoyment of, consists not in abundance of possessions

Luke 12:15

And He said to them, Guard yourselves and keep free from all covetousness (the immoderate desire for wealth, the greedy longing to have more); for a man's life does not consist in and is not derived from possessing overflowing abundance or that which is over and above his needs.

natural Life » God's loving-kindness better than

natural Life » Should be spent in » The service of God

Luke 1:75

In holiness (divine consecration) and righteousness [in accordance with the everlasting principles of right] within His presence all the days of our lives.

natural Life » Is compared to » An eagle hasting to the prey

Job 9:26

They are passed away like the swift rowboats made of reeds, or like the eagle that swoops down on the prey.

natural Life » Is compared to » A swift post

Job 9:25

Now my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away, they see no good.

natural Life » Is compared to » A swift ship

Job 9:26

They are passed away like the swift rowboats made of reeds, or like the eagle that swoops down on the prey.

natural Life » Is compared to » A flower

Job 14:2

He comes forth like a flower and withers; he flees also like a shadow and continues not.

natural Life » Described as » Full of trouble

natural Life » Is compared to » A weaver's shuttle

natural Life » Is compared to » Wind

Job 7:7

Oh, remember that my life is but wind (a puff, a breath, a sob); my eye shall see good no more.