70 Bible Verses about Spiritual Vitality
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We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.
But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.
They are sustained as they travel along; each one appears before God in Zion.
The godly grow like a palm tree; they grow high like a cedar in Lebanon.
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that everyone will see your progress.
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge; to knowledge, self-control; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness; to godliness, brotherly affection; to brotherly affection, unselfish love.
Remain in me, and I will remain in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me.
But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.
For I have given you an example -- you should do just as I have done for you.
Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice -- alive, holy, and pleasing to God -- which is your reasonable service. Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
Instead, put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to arouse its desires.
Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.
For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
My aim is to know him, to experience the power of his resurrection, to share in his sufferings, and to be like him in his death,
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, when you received the message with joy that comes from the Holy Spirit, despite great affliction.
For to this you were called, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving an example for you to follow in his steps.
The one who says he resides in God ought himself to walk just as Jesus walked.
I have written to you, children, that you have known the Father. I have written to you, fathers, that you have known him who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, young people, that you are strong, and the word of God resides in you, and you have conquered the evil one.
Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
Do not deprive each other, except by mutual agreement for a specified time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then resume your relationship, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
No trial has overtaken you that is not faced by others. And God is faithful: He will not let you be tried beyond what you are able to bear, but with the trial will also provide a way out so that you may be able to endure it.
So when I could bear it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter somehow tempted you and our toil had proven useless.
For since he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are tempted.
My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on the whole world to test those who live on the earth.
Compete well for the faith and lay hold of that eternal life you were called for and made your good confession for in the presence of many witnesses.
Endure your suffering as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline? But if you do not experience discipline, something all sons have shared in, then you are illegitimate and are not sons. Besides, we have experienced discipline from our earthly fathers and we respected them; shall we not submit ourselves all the more to the Father of spirits and receive life?read more.
For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness. Now all discipline seems painful at the time, not joyful. But later it produces the fruit of peace and righteousness for those trained by it.
take my advice and buy gold from me refined by fire so you can become rich! Buy from me white clothing so you can be clothed and your shameful nakedness will not be exposed, and buy eye salve to put on your eyes so you can see! All those I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent!
"I am about to die. Be strong and become a man!
But as for you, be strong and don't get discouraged, for your work will be rewarded."
Tell those who panic, "Be strong! Do not fear! Look, your God comes to avenge! With divine retribution he comes to deliver you."
Even so, take heart, Zerubbabel,' says the Lord. 'Take heart, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and all you citizens of the land,' says the Lord, 'and begin to work. For I am with you,' says the Lord who rules over all.
Stay alert, stand firm in the faith, show courage, be strong.
Finally, be strengthened in the Lord and in the strength of his power.
So you, my child, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
And do not get drunk with wine, which is debauchery, but be filled by the Spirit,
But I say, live by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh. For the flesh has desires that are opposed to the Spirit, and the Spirit has desires that are opposed to the flesh, for these are in opposition to each other, so that you cannot do what you want. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
in that our gospel did not come to you merely in words, but in power and in the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction (surely you recall the character we displayed when we came among you to help you).
I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction. For there will be a time when people will not tolerate sound teaching. Instead, following their own desires, they will accumulate teachers for themselves, because they have an insatiable curiosity to hear new things.
For though you should in fact be teachers by this time, you need someone to teach you the beginning elements of God's utterances. You have gone back to needing milk, not solid food.
And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,
Now the boy Samuel was growing up and finding favor both with the Lord and with people.
And the child kept growing and becoming strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day he was revealed to Israel.
And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom, and the favor of God was upon him.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.
And we all, with unveiled faces reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another, which is from the Lord, who is the Spirit.
It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, that is, to build up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God -- a mature person, attaining to the measure of Christ's full stature.read more.
So we are no longer to be children, tossed back and forth by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching by the trickery of people who craftily carry out their deceitful schemes. But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.
Not that I have already attained this -- that is, I have not already been perfected -- but I strive to lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus also laid hold of me.
so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects -- bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God,
For this is God's will: that you become holy, that you keep away from sexual immorality, that each of you know how to possess his own body in holiness and honor, not in lustful passion like the Gentiles who do not know God.read more.
In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly. For God did not call us to impurity but in holiness.
Now this is his commandment: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he gave us the commandment.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,
Peace to the brothers and sisters, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
since we heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints. Your faith and love have arisen from the hope laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard about in the message of truth, the gospel
But the aim of our instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.
Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I say, rejoice! Let everyone see your gentleness. The Lord is near! Do not be anxious about anything. Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, tell your requests to God.read more.
And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
But may all who take shelter in you be happy! May they continually shout for joy! Shelter them so that those who are loyal to you may rejoice!
But I trust in your faithfulness. May I rejoice because of your deliverance!
For our hearts rejoice in him, for we trust in his holy name.
those whom the Lord has ransomed will return that way. They will enter Zion with a happy shout. Unending joy will crown them, happiness and joy will overwhelm them; grief and suffering will disappear.
The jailer brought them into his house and set food before them, and he rejoiced greatly that he had come to believe in God, together with his entire household.
Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice in the degree that you have shared in the sufferings of Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may also rejoice and be glad.
so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and perseverance inherit the promises.
But since we are of the day, we must stay sober by putting on the breastplate of faith and love and as a helmet our hope for salvation.
holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.
Hold to the standard of sound words that you heard from me and do so with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
If anyone is meant for captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, then by the sword he must be killed. This requires steadfast endurance and faith from the saints.
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- Agape Love
- Anxiety And Fear
- Be Strong!
- Becoming An Adult
- Becoming More Like Christ
- Being Tempted
- Believing In Yourself
- Change And Growth
- Courage And Strength
- Faith, Nature Of
- God's Salvation Made Known
- Growing Spiritually
- Growth In Grace
- Hope And Faith
- Hope And Love
- Imitating Jesus
- Keeping Faith
- Orthodoxy, In Nt
- Resisting Temptation
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Sanctification, Nature And Basis
- Satan, As Tempter
- Social duties
- Spiritual Growth
- Spiritual Progress
- Spiritual Warfare, As Conflict
- Staying Strong
- Staying Strong And Not Giving Up
- Strength And Faith
- Strength Of People
- Temptation, Resisting
- Discipleship, nature of
- Equipping, spiritual
- Ethics, and grace
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