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Theasaurus: Serving

39 Bible Verses about Serving

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Joshua 24:15

If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Job 36:11

“If they hear and serve Him,
They will end their days in prosperity
And their years in pleasures.

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do you not know that those who perform sacred services eat the food of the temple, and those who attend regularly to the altar have their share from the altar?

Luke 10:40

But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me.”

Romans 9:12

it was said to her, “The older will serve the younger.”

2 Samuel 22:44

“You have also delivered me from the contentions of my people;
You have kept me as head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.

Luke 22:27

For who is greater, the one who reclines at the table or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at the table? But I am among you as the one who serves.

Psalm 18:43

You have delivered me from the contentions of the people;
You have placed me as head of the nations;
A people whom I have not known serve me.

Jeremiah 27:17

Do not listen to them; serve the king of Babylon, and live! Why should this city become a ruin?

1 Samuel 12:20

Samuel said to the people, “Do not fear. You have committed all this evil, yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart.

Romans 14:18

For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Topics on Serving

Not Serving God

Nehemiah 9:35

“But they, in their own kingdom,
With Your great goodness which You gave them,
With the broad and rich land which You set before them,
Did not serve You or turn from their evil deeds.

Penalties For Serving Other Gods

Deuteronomy 11:28

and the curse, if you do not listen to the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way which I am commanding you today, by following other gods which you have not known.

Serving Asherah

1 Kings 11:5

For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and after Milcom the detestable idol of the Ammonites.

Serving Groups

Exodus 14:12

Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, ‘Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians’? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.”

Serving Individuals

Genesis 27:40

“By your sword you shall live,
And your brother you shall serve;
But it shall come about when you become restless,
That you will break his yoke from your neck.”

Serving Kings

1 Samuel 8:11-16

He said, “This will be the procedure of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and place them for himself in his chariots and among his horsemen and they will run before his chariots.

Serving One's Own Gods

Joshua 24:2

Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the River, namely, Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods.

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