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Theasaurus: Necessity

64 Bible Verses about Necessity

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Luke 24:25-27

And he said to them, "O foolish and slow in heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken! Was it not necessary [that] the Christ suffer these [things] and enter into his glory?" And beginning from Moses and from all the prophets, he interpreted to them the things concerning himself in all the scriptures.

Luke 17:25

But first it is necessary [for] him to suffer many [things], and to be rejected by this generation.

Luke 24:44-47

And he said to them, "These [are] my words that I spoke to you [while I] was still with you, that everything that is written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and psalms must be fulfilled." Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures, and said to them, "Thus it is written [that] the Christ would suffer and would rise from the dead on the third day,read more.
and repentance and the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

John 3:14-15

And just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, thus it is necessary [that] the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him will have eternal life."

John 20:9

(For they did not yet know the scripture that it was necessary for him to rise from the dead.)

Luke 4:42-44

And [when it] was day, he departed [and] went to an isolated place. And the crowds were seeking him, and came to him and were trying to prevent him from departing from them. But he said to them, "It is necessary [for] me to proclaim the good news [of] the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because I was sent for this [purpose]. And he was preaching in the synagogues of Judea.

Matthew 3:14-15

But John tried to prevent him, saying, "{I need} to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" But Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Permit [it] now, for in this way it is right for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted him.

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, "{Why} were you searching for me? Did you not know that it was necessary [for] me to be in the [house] of my Father?"

Luke 13:31-33

At [that] same hour some Pharisees came up [and] said to him, "Go out and depart from here, because Herod wants to kill you!" And he said to them, "Go [and] tell that fox, 'Behold, I am expelling demons and performing healings today and tomorrow, and on the third [day] I will complete [my work].' Nevertheless, it is necessary [for] me to be on the way today and tomorrow and on the next [day], because it is not possible [for] a prophet to perish outside Jerusalem.

John 4:4

And it was necessary [for] him to go through Samaria.

Revelation 1:1

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his slaves [the things] which must take place in a short time, and communicated [it] [by] sending [it] through his angel to his slave John,

Mark 13:7-8

And when you hear about wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. This must happen, but the end [is] not yet. For nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in [various] places. There will be famines. These [things] [are] the beginning of birth pains.

Matthew 24:6-8

And you are going to hear about wars and rumors of wars. See to it that you are not alarmed, for this must happen, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in [various] places. But all these [things] [are] the beginning of birth pains.

Luke 21:9-11

And when you hear about wars and insurrections, do not be terrified, for these [things] must happen first, but the end [will] not [be] at once." Then he said to them, "nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be great earthquakes and famines and plagues in [various] places. There will be terrible sights and great signs from heaven.

1 Corinthians 15:50-55

But I say this, brothers, that flesh and blood is not able to inherit the kingdom of God, nor can corruption inherit incorruptibility. Behold, I tell you a mystery: we will not all fall asleep, but we will all be changed, in a moment, in the blink of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.read more.
For it is necessary [for] this perishable [body] to put on incorruptibility, and this mortal [body] to put on immortality. But whenever this perishable [body] puts on incorruptibility and this mortal [body] puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will take place: "Death is swallowed up in victory. Where, O death, [is] your victory? Where, O death, [is] your sting?

Revelation 4:1

After these [things] I looked, and behold, an open door in heaven, and the former voice that I had heard like a trumpet speaking with me was saying, "Come up here and I will show you [the things] which must take place after these [things]."

Revelation 20:1-3

And I saw an angel descending from heaven, holding the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand. And he seized the dragon--the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan--and bound him [for] a thousand years, and threw him into the abyss, and shut [it] and sealed [it] above him, in order that he could not deceive the nations again until the thousand years are completed. After these [things] it is necessary [for] him to be released [for] a short time.

Revelation 22:6

And he said to me, "These words [are] faithful and true, and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his slaves [the things] which must take place in a short time."

Galatians 5:3

And again I testify to every man who becomes circumcised, that he is under obligation to keep the whole law.

John 19:7

The Jews replied to him, "We have a law, and according to the law he ought to die, because he made himself out to be the Son of God!"

Hebrews 5:3

and because of it he is obligated to offer [sacrifices] for sins {for himself also, as well as for the people}.

Hebrews 9:16

For where [there is] a will, [it is] a necessity [for] the death of the one who made the will to be established.

John 3:5-7

Jesus answered, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless someone is born of water and spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not be astonished that I said to you, 'It is necessary for you to be born from above.'

Matthew 18:2-3

And calling a child [to himself], he had him stand in their midst and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you turn around and become like young children, you will never enter into the kingdom of heaven!

Romans 15:1-2

But we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let each one of us please his neighbor for his good, for the purpose of edification.

1 Timothy 3:14-15

I am writing these [things] to you, hoping to come to you in a short time. But if I am delayed, [I am writing] in order that you may know how one must conduct oneself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth.

1 Timothy 4:7-8

But reject those {worthless myths told by elderly women}, and train yourself for godliness. For the training of the body is {somewhat} profitable, but godliness is profitable for everything, [because it] holds promise for the present life and for the [life] to come.

2 Timothy 2:22-24

But flee from youthful desires, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, [and] peace, in company with those who call upon the Lord from a pure heart. But avoid foolish and uninformed controversies, [because you] know that they produce quarrels. And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant,

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people, training us in order that, denying impiety and worldly desires, we may live self-controlled and righteously and godly in the present age, looking forward to the blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,read more.
who gave himself for us, in order that he might redeem us from all lawlessness and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Acts 9:15-16

But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel. For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."

Acts 9:6

But get up and enter into the city, and it will be told to you {what you must do}."

Acts 13:46

Both Paul and Barnabas spoke boldly [and] said, "It was necessary [that] the word of God be spoken first to you, since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life! Behold, we are turning to the Gentiles!

Acts 19:21

Now when these [things] were completed, Paul resolved in the Spirit to go to Jerusalem, passing through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, "After I have been there, it is necessary [for] me to see Rome also."

Acts 23:11

And the next night the Lord stood by him [and] said, "Have courage, for as you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome."

Acts 27:21-25

And [because] many were experiencing lack of appetite, at that time Paul stood up in their midst [and] said, "Men, [you] ought to have followed my [advice] not to put out to sea from Crete, and [thus] avoided this damage and loss! And now I urge you to cheer up, for there will be no loss of life from among you, but only of the ship. For this night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve came to me,read more.
saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul! It is necessary [for] you to stand before Caesar, and behold, God has graciously granted you all who are sailing with you.' Therefore keep up your courage, men, for I believe God that it will be like this--according to {the} way it was told to me.

Acts 28:19

But [because] the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar (not as [if I] had any [charge] to bring against my [own] people).

Romans 1:14

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

1 Corinthians 9:16-18

For if I proclaim the gospel, it is not to me a reason for boasting, for necessity is imposed on me. For woe is to me if I do not proclaim the gospel. For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward, but if [I do so] unwillingly, I have been entrusted with a stewardship. What then is my reward? That [when I] proclaim the gospel, I may offer the gospel free of charge, in order not to make full use of my right in the gospel.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23

For [although I] am free from all [people], I have enslaved myself to all, in order that I may gain more. I have become like a Jew to the Jews, in order that I may gain the Jews. To those under the law [I became] as under the law ([although I] myself am not under the law) in order that I may gain those under the law. To those outside the law [I became] as outside the law ([although I] am not outside the law of God, but subject to the law of Christ) in order that I may gain those outside the law.read more.
To the weak I became weak, in order that I may gain the weak. I have become all [things] to all [people], in order that by all means I may save some. I do all [this] for the sake of the gospel, in order that I may become a participant with it.

Matthew 18:7

Woe to the world because of causes for stumbling, for [it is] a necessity [that] causes for stumbling come; nevertheless, woe to the person through whom the cause for stumbling comes.

Luke 17:1

And he said to his disciples, "It is impossible for causes for stumbling not to come, but woe [to him] through whom they come!

Luke 22:22

For the Son of Man is going according to what has been determined, but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed!"

Matthew 26:24

The Son of Man is going just as it is written about him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for him if that man had not been born."

Mark 14:21

For the Son of Man is going just as it is written about him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! [It would be] better for him if that man had not been born."

Topics on Necessity

Faith, Necessity Of

19;37;3-5

Trust Yahweh and do good. Abide [in the] land and feed on faithfulness.

Justification, Necessity Of

5;25;1

"When a legal dispute {takes place} between men and they come near to the court, and [the judges] judge [with respect to] them, then they shall declare the righteous [to be] in the right and they shall condemn the wicked,

Necessity Of Circumcision

1;34;22

Only on this [condition] will they give consent to us, to live with us [and] to become one family--when every male among us [is] circumcised as they are circumcised.

New Birth, Necessity Of

43;3;3

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless someone is born from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God."

Revelation, Necessity Of

43;1;18

No one has seen God at any time; the one and only, God, the one who is in the bosom of the Father--that one has made [him] known.

Salvation, Necessity And Basis Of

23;64;6

And we all have become like the unclean, and all our deeds of justice like a menstrual cloth, And we all wither like leaf, and our iniquities take us away like the wind.