Right Desires

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Genesis 31:30

And now you felt you must go because you were homesick for your father's house, but why did you steal my [household] gods?

Luke 22:15

And He said to them, I have earnestly and intensely desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer;

Romans 15:23

But now since I have no further opportunity for work in these regions, and since I have longed for enough years to come to you,

1 Thessalonians 2:17

But since we were bereft of you, brethren, for a little while in person, [of course] not in heart, we endeavored the more eagerly and with great longing to see you face to face,

Romans 1:11

For I am yearning to see you, that I may impart and share with you some spiritual gift to strengthen and establish you;

2 Timothy 1:4

And when, as I recall your tears, I yearn to see you so that I may be filled with joy.

1 Thessalonians 3:6

But now that Timothy has just come back to us from [his visit to] you and has brought us the good news of [the steadfastness of] your faith and [the warmth of your] love, and [reported] how kindly you cherish a constant and affectionate remembrance of us [and that you are] longing to see us as we [are to see] you,

Luke 23:8

Now when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceedingly glad, for he had eagerly desired to see Him for a long time because of what he had heard concerning Him, and he was hoping to witness some sign (some striking evidence or spectacular performance) done by Him.

Romans 1:15

So, for my part, I am willing and eagerly ready to preach the Gospel to you also who are in Rome.

Romans 7:15-16

For I do not understand my own actions [I am baffled, bewildered]. I do not practice or accomplish what I wish, but I do the very thing that I loathe [ which my moral instinct condemns]. Now if I do [habitually] what is contrary to my desire, [that means that] I acknowledge and agree that the Law is good (morally excellent) and that I take sides with it.

Romans 7:19

For I fail to practice the good deeds I desire to do, but the evil deeds that I do not desire to do are what I am [ever] doing.

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now I wish that you might all speak in [unknown] tongues, but more especially [I want you] to prophesy (to be inspired to preach and interpret the divine will and purpose). He who prophesies [who is inspired to preach and teach] is greater (more useful and more important) than he who speaks in [unknown] tongues, unless he should interpret [what he says], so that the church may be edified and receive good [from it].

2 Corinthians 5:2

Here indeed, in this [present abode, body], we sigh and groan inwardly, because we yearn to be clothed over [we yearn to put on our celestial body like a garment, to be fitted out] with our heavenly dwelling,

2 Corinthians 7:7

[Yes] and not only by his coming but also by [his account of] the comfort with which he was encouraged and refreshed and cheered as to you, while he told us of your yearning affection, of how sorry you were [for me] and how eagerly you took my part, so that I rejoiced still more.

2 Corinthians 8:10

[It is then] my counsel and my opinion in this matter that I give [you when I say]: It is profitable and fitting for you [now to complete the enterprise] which more than a year ago you not only began, but were the first to wish to do anything [about contributions for the relief of the saints at Jerusalem].

2 Corinthians 8:11

So now finish doing it, that your [enthusiastic] readiness in desiring it may be equalled by your completion of it according to your ability and means.

2 Timothy 3:12

Indeed all who delight in piety and are determined to live a devoted and godly life in Christ Jesus will meet with persecution [will be made to suffer because of their religious stand].

Matthew 27:17

So when they had assembled for this purpose, Pilate said to them, Whom do you want me to set free for you, Barabbas, or Jesus Who is called Christ?

Matthew 20:21

And He asked her, What do you wish? She answered Him, Give orders that these two sons of mine may sit, one at Your right hand and one at Your left in Your kingdom.

Matthew 20:32

And Jesus stopped and called them, and asked, What do you want Me to do for you?

Mark 10:36

And He replied to them, What do you desire Me to do for you?

Mark 10:51

And Jesus said to him, What do you want Me to do for you? And the blind man said to Him, Master, let me receive my sight.

Esther 2:13

Then in this way the maiden came to the king: whatever she desired was given her to take with her from the harem into the king's palace.

Romans 10:1

Brethren, [with all] my heart's desire and goodwill for [Israel], I long and pray to God that they may be saved.

Exodus 25:2

Speak to the Israelites, that they take for Me an offering. From every man who gives it willingly and ungrudgingly with his heart you shall take My offering.

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