Natural Life

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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 midst of the garden, as well as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Proverbs 3:22

They will be life for you and adornment for your neck.

Ecclesiastes 3:19

For the fate of people and the fate of animals is the same. As one dies, so dies the other; they all have the same breath. People have no advantage over animals, for everything is futile.

Romans 6:19

I am using a human analogy because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you offered the parts of yourselves as slaves to moral impurity, and to greater and greater lawlessness, so now offer them as slaves to righteousness, which results in sanctification.

Jude 1:19

These people create divisions and are merely natural, not having the Spirit.

John 14:19

"In a little while the world will see Me no longer, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live too.

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

natural Life » Cares and pleasures of, dangerous

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

Luke 16:25

" 'Son,' Abraham said, 'remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony.

Psalm 17:14

With Your hand, Lord, [save me] from men, from men of the world, whose portion is in this life: You fill their bellies with what You have in store, their sons are satisfied, and they leave their surplus to their children.

Luke 6:24

But woe to you who are rich, because you have received your comfort.

natural Life » Of saints, specially protected by God

natural Life » Shortness of, should lead to spiritual improvement

Deuteronomy 32:29

If only they were wise, they would figure it out; they would understand their fate.

natural Life » Should be spent in » Living unto God

natural Life » Forfeited by sin

Genesis 3:17-19

And He said to Adam, "Because you listened to your wife's voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, 'Do not eat from it': The ground is cursed because of you. You will eat from it by means of painful labor all the days of your life. It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field. You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow until you return to the ground, since you were taken from it. For you are dust, and you will return to dust."

natural Life » Should be spent in » Peace

natural Life » Obedience to parents, tends to prolong

Proverbs 4:10

Listen, my son. Accept my words, and you will live many years.

natural Life » Miraculously restored by Christ

Matthew 9:18

As He was telling them these things, suddenly one of the leaders came and knelt down before Him, saying, "My daughter is near death, but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live."

natural Life » Saints have true enjoyment of

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. He said, "Please, Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly, and have done what is good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the Lord came to Isaiah: read more.
"Go and tell Hezekiah that this is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I am going to add 15 years to your life.

natural Life » Should be taken all due care of

Matthew 10:23

When they persecute you in one town, escape to another. For I assure you: You will not have covered the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.

Acts 27:34

Therefore I urge you to take some food. For this has to do with your survival, since not a hair will be lost from the head of any of you."

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

natural Life » God is the author of

natural Life » Is in the hand of God

Daniel 5:23

Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them, you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand. But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.

natural Life » God preserves

natural Life » Be thankful for » The preservation of

natural Life » Described as » Short

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

Psalm 78:50

He cleared a path for His anger. He did not spare them from death, but delivered their lives to the plague.

Job 36:6

He does not keep the wicked alive, but He gives justice to the afflicted.

natural Life » The value of

Job 2:4

"Skin for skin!" Satan answered the Lord. "A man will give up everything he owns in exchange 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 rejoice and enjoy the good life.

natural Life » Is compared to » A shadow

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?

natural Life » Described as » Limited

Job 7:1

Isn't mankind consigned to forced labor on earth? Are not his days like those of a hired hand?

natural Life » Described as » Vain

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?

natural Life » Obedience to God, tends to prolong

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."

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

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?

natural Life » The dissatisfied despise

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.

natural Life » Sometimes judicially shortened

1 Samuel 2:32-33

You will see distress [in the] place of worship, in spite of all that is good in Israel, and no one in your family will ever again reach old age. Any man from your [family] I do not cut off from My altar will bring grief and sadness to you. All your descendants will die violently.

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

2 Samuel 14:14

For we will certainly die and be like water poured out on the ground, which can't be recovered. But God would not take away a life; He would devise plans so that the one banished from Him does not remain banished.

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

natural Life » Described as » Uncertain

James 4:13-15

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there and do business and make a profit." You don't even know what tomorrow will bring-what your life will be! For you are a bit of smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes. Instead, you should say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that."

natural Life » Preserved by discretion

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

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

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.

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

Isaiah 38:18

For Sheol cannot thank You; Death cannot praise You. Those who go down to the Pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

natural Life » Is compared to » A pilgrimage

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."

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

Like one waking from a dream, Lord, when arising, You will despise their image.

natural Life » Is compared to » A hand-breadth

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

natural Life » Is compared to » A tale told

Psalm 90:9

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

natural Life » Is compared to » A vapor

natural Life » Is compared to » A sleep

Psalm 90:5

You end their life; they sleep. They are like grass that grows in the morning-

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

natural Life » God's loving-kindness better than

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

Luke 1:75

in holiness and righteousness in His presence all our days.

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

Job 9:26

They sweep by like boats made of papyrus, like an eagle swooping down on [its] prey.

natural Life » Is compared to » A swift post

Job 9:25

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

natural Life » Is compared to » A swift ship

Job 9:26

They sweep by like boats made of papyrus, like an eagle swooping down on [its] prey.

natural Life » Is compared to » A flower

Job 14:2

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

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

Remember that my life is [but] a breath. My eye will never again see anything good.

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