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Theasaurus: Serving

39 Bible Verses about Serving

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Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

Job 36:11

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness and joy.

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do you not know that those men who are employed in the services of the temple get their food from the temple? And that those who tend the altar share with the altar [in the offerings brought]?

Luke 10:40

But Martha [overly occupied and too busy] was distracted with much serving; and she came up to Him and said, Lord, is it nothing to You that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me [to lend a hand and do her part along with me]!

John 12:26

If anyone serves Me, he must continue to follow Me [ to cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying] and wherever I am, there will My servant be also. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

Romans 16:18

For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ but their own appetites and base desires, and by ingratiating and flattering speech, they beguile the hearts of the unsuspecting and simpleminded [people].

Acts 6:2

So the Twelve [apostles] convened the multitude of the disciples and said, It is not seemly or desirable or right that we should have to give up or neglect [preaching] the Word of God in order to attend to serving at tables and superintending the distribution of food.

Romans 9:12

It was said to her that the elder [son] should serve the younger [son].

Deuteronomy 28:47

Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joyfulness of [mind and] heart [in gratitude] for the abundance of all [with which He had blessed you],

2 Samuel 22:44

You also have delivered me from strife with my people; You kept me as the head of the nations. People whom I had not known served me.

Luke 22:27

For who is the greater, the one who reclines at table (the master), or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at table? But I am in your midst as One Who serves.

Psalm 18:43

You have delivered me from the strivings of the people; You made me the head of the nations; a people I had not known served me.

Jeremiah 27:17

Do not listen to them or heed them; serve the king of Babylon, and live. Why should this city be laid waste?

1 Samuel 12:20

And Samuel said to the people, Fear not. You have indeed done all this evil; yet turn not aside from following the Lord, but serve Him with all your heart.

Philippians 1:12

Now I want you to know and continue to rest assured, brethren, that what [has happened] to me [this imprisonment] has actually only served to advance and give a renewed impetus to the [spreading of the] good news (the Gospel).

Romans 14:18

He who serves Christ in this way is acceptable and pleasing to God and is approved by men.

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness, Whom I serve with my [whole] spirit [rendering priestly and spiritual service] in [preaching] the Gospel and [telling] the good news of His Son, how incessantly I always mention you when at my prayers.

Topics on Serving

Animals Serving Human Needs

1;3;21

For Adam also and for his wife the Lord God made long coats (tunics) of skins and clothed them.

Heaven And Serving God

40;6;10

Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

Not Serving God

16;9;35

They did not serve You in their kingdom, and in Your great goodness that You gave them and in the large and rich land You set before them, nor did they turn from their wicked works.

Penalties For Serving Other Gods

5;11;28

And the curse if you will not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way which I command you this day to go after other gods, which you have not known.

Serving Asherah

11;11;5

For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abominable idol of the Ammonites!

Serving Christ

45;14;18

He who serves Christ in this way is acceptable and pleasing to God and is approved by men.

Serving God

40;6;24

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stand by and be devoted to the one and despise and be against the other. You cannot serve God and mammon ( deceitful riches, money, possessions, or whatever is trusted in).

Serving Groups

2;14;12

Did we not tell you in Egypt, Let us alone; let us serve the Egyptians? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.

Serving Individuals

1;27;40

By your sword you shall live and serve your brother. But [the time shall come] when you will grow restive and break loose, and you shall tear his yoke from off your neck.

Serving Jesus

51;3;24

Knowing [with all certainty] that it is from the Lord [and not from men] that you will receive the inheritance which is your [real] reward. [The One Whom] you are actually serving [is] the Lord Christ (the Messiah).

Serving Kings

9;8;11-16

And he said, These will be the ways of the king who shall reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen and to run before his chariots.

Serving One's Own Gods

6;24;2

Joshua said to all the people, Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt in olden times beyond the Euphrates River, including Terah the father of Abraham and Nahor, and they served other gods.

Serving People

60;4;10

As each of you has received a gift (a particular spiritual talent, a gracious divine endowment), employ it for one another as [befits] good trustees of God's many-sided grace [faithful stewards of the extremely diverse powers and gifts granted to Christians by unmerited favor].

Serving The Church

45;12;7

[He whose gift is] practical service, let him give himself to serving; he who teaches, to his teaching;