49 Bible Verses about

Self Sacrifice

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Luke 9:24

"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it.

Ruth 2:11

Boaz replied to her, "All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know.

Genesis 44:33-34

"Now, therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the lad a slave to my lord, and let the lad go up with his brothers.

Hebrews 11:24-27

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,

Luke 18:28-30

Peter said, "Behold, we have left our own homes and followed You."

Matthew 19:27-29

Then Peter said to Him, "Behold, we have left everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?"

Mark 10:28-30

Peter began to say to Him, "Behold, we have left everything and followed You."

Acts 2:44-45

And all those who had believed were together and had all things in common;

Acts 4:32-37

And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.

2 Corinthians 8:1-5

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

Luke 5:27-28

After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me."

Philippians 3:8

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

John 12:24-25

"Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.

Matthew 16:24-25

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Mark 8:34-35

And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.

Luke 9:23-24

And He was saying to them all, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.

1 John 3:16-18

We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

2 Corinthians 4:10-11

always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23

For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win more.

1 Corinthians 15:30-31

Why are we also in danger every hour?

2 Corinthians 11:23-29

Are they servants of Christ?--I speak as if insane--I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.

2 Corinthians 12:15

I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

Matthew 10:21-22

"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.

Mark 13:12-13

"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.

Luke 21:16-17

"But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,

Acts 20:23-24

except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Exodus 32:32

"But now, if You will, forgive their sin--and if not, please blot me out from Your book which You have written!"

1 Chronicles 11:15-19

Now three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam, while the army of the Philistines was camping in the valley of Rephaim.

Mark 14:35-36

And He went a little beyond them, and fell to the ground and began to pray that if it were possible, the hour might pass Him by.

Philippians 2:17

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.

Acts 7:59-60

They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!"

Judges 11:36-38

So she said to him, "My father, you have given your word to the LORD; do to me as you have said, since the LORD has avenged you of your enemies, the sons of Ammon."

Philippians 2:5-8

Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,

Hebrews 11:36-38

and others experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also chains and imprisonment.

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

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