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1 Corinthians 10:3

and all ate the same spiritual food;

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Adorning » Spiritual » General references

Proverbs 1:9

Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head
And ornaments about your neck.

Proverbs 4:9

“She will place on your head a garland of grace;
She will present you with a crown of beauty.”

Song of Songs 1:10

“Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments,
Your neck with strings of beads.”

Adorning » Spiritual » White raiment, the heavenly garment

Matthew 17:12

but I say to you that Elijah already came, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they wished. So also the Son of Man is going to suffer at their hands.”

Revelation 7:9

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;

More verses: Revelation 19:8

Adorning » Spiritual » The robe of righteousness, the saint's adorning

Job 29:14

“I put on righteousness, and it clothed me;
My justice was like a robe and a turban.

Psalm 132:16

“Her priests also I will clothe with salvation,
And her godly ones will sing aloud for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake,
Clothe yourself in your strength, O Zion;
Clothe yourself in your beautiful garments,
O Jerusalem, the holy city;
For the uncircumcised and the unclean
Will no longer come into you.

Zechariah 3:4

He spoke and said to those who were standing before him, saying, “Remove the filthy garments from him.” Again he said to him, “See, I have taken your iniquity away from you and will clothe you with festal robes.”

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Armour » Spiritual » Weapons and armour of the saints

Assurance » Spiritual

Beauty » Spiritual

1 Chronicles 16:29

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name;
Bring an offering, and come before Him;
Worship the Lord in holy array.

Boasting » Spiritual

Psalm 52:1

For the choir director. A Maskil of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul and said to him, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.”
Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man?
The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.

Psalm 49:6-9

Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches? No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him-- For the redemption of his soul is costly, And he should cease trying forever-- read more.
That he should live on eternally, That he should not undergo decay.

Psalm 94:4

They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly;
All who do wickedness vaunt themselves.

Romans 11:17-21

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree, do not be arrogant toward the branches; but if you are arrogant, remember that it is not you who supports the root, but the root supports you. You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in." read more.
Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith Do not be conceited, but fear; for if God did not spare the natural branches, He will not spare you, either.

1 Corinthians 1:17-31

For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel, not in cleverness of speech, so that the cross of Christ would not be made void. For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, "I WILL DESTROY THE WISDOM OF THE WISE, AND THE CLEVERNESS OF THE CLEVER I WILL SET ASIDE." read more.
Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe. For indeed Jews ask for signs and Greeks search for wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness, but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong, and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are, so that no man may boast before God. But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption, so that, just as it is written, "LET HIM WHO BOASTS, BOAST IN THE LORD."

Body » Resurrection of » Spiritual

Philippians 3:21

who will transform the body of our humble state into conformity with the body of His glory, by the exertion of the power that He has even to subject all things to Himself.

1 Corinthians 15:44

it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

2 Corinthians 5:2

For indeed in this house we groan, longing to be clothed with our dwelling from heaven,

Brethren » Spiritual » The family of God

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

Matthew 23:8

But do not be called Rabbi; for One is your Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Matthew 25:40

The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’

Christ » Words of characteristics of » Spiritual

Circumcision » Spiritual

Colossians 2:11

and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;

Deuteronomy 30:6

“Moreover the Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, so that you may live.

Jeremiah 4:4

Circumcise yourselves to the Lord
And remove the foreskins of your heart,
Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Or else My wrath will go forth like fire
And burn with none to quench it,
Because of the evil of your deeds.”

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that which is of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter; and his praise is not from men, but from God.

Clothing » Spiritual » White raiment, the heavenly garment

Matthew 17:12

but I say to you that Elijah already came, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they wished. So also the Son of Man is going to suffer at their hands.”

Revelation 7:9

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;

More verses: Revelation 19:8

Clothing » Spiritual » The robe of righteousness, the saint's adorning

Job 29:14

“I put on righteousness, and it clothed me;
My justice was like a robe and a turban.

Psalm 132:16

“Her priests also I will clothe with salvation,
And her godly ones will sing aloud for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake,
Clothe yourself in your strength, O Zion;
Clothe yourself in your beautiful garments,
O Jerusalem, the holy city;
For the uncircumcised and the unclean
Will no longer come into you.

Zechariah 3:4

He spoke and said to those who were standing before him, saying, “Remove the filthy garments from him.” Again he said to him, “See, I have taken your iniquity away from you and will clothe you with festal robes.”

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Consequences of sin » death » Physical » Spiritual » Separation from God

Exodus 33:3

Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, because you are an obstinate people, and I might destroy you on the way.”

Joshua 7:11-12

"Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed My covenant which I commanded them. And they have even taken some of the things under the ban and have both stolen and deceived. Moreover, they have also put them among their own things. "Therefore the sons of Israel cannot stand before their enemies; they turn their backs before their enemies, for they have become accursed. I will not be with you anymore unless you destroy the things under the ban from your midst.

More verses: Hosea 5:6

Darkness » Spiritual

Deafness » Spiritual

Isaiah 6:10

Render the hearts of this people insensitive,
Their ears dull,
And their eyes dim,
Otherwise they might see with their eyes,
Hear with their ears,
Understand with their hearts,
And return and be healed.”

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak and give warning
That they may hear?
Behold, their ears are closed
And they cannot listen.
Behold, the word of the Lord has become a reproach to them;
They have no delight in it.

Ezekiel 12:2

“Son of man, you live in the midst of the rebellious house, who have eyes to see but do not see, ears to hear but do not hear; for they are a rebellious house.

More verses: Matthew 13:15 Acts 28:26

Dearth » Spiritual

Isaiah 41:17

“The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none,
And their tongue is parched with thirst;
I, the Lord, will answer them Myself,
As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge;
And their honorable men are famished,
And their multitude is parched with thirst.

Psalm 63:1

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.
O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly;
My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You,
In a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Isaiah 1:30

For you will be like an oak whose leaf fades away
Or as a garden that has no water.

More verses: Jeremiah 17:6 Amos 8:13

death » Spiritual

death » Spiritual » Of the wicked

Jeremiah 16:4

“They will die of deadly diseases, they will not be lamented or buried; they will be as dung on the surface of the ground and come to an end by sword and famine, and their carcasses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the beasts of the earth.”

Psalm 37:36

Then he passed away, and lo, he was no more;
I sought for him, but he could not be found.

Proverbs 5:23

He will die for lack of instruction,
And in the greatness of his folly he will go astray.

Debtors » Spiritual

Romans 1:14

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Psalm 116:12

What shall I render to the Lord
For all His benefits toward me?

More verses: 1 Corinthians 4:7

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.

Romans 9:3

For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Enlightenment » Spiritual

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Isaiah 29:18

On that day the deaf will hear words of a book,
And out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common:
The Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

Feasts » Of new moons » Spiritual

Mark 14:22

While they were eating, He took some bread, and after a blessing He broke it, and gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.”

Matthew 22:4

Again he sent out other slaves saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited, “Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast.”’

Isaiah 25:6

The Lord of hosts will prepare a lavish banquet for all peoples on this mountain;
A banquet of aged wine, choice pieces with marrow,
And refined, aged wine.

More verses: Proverbs 9:1-6

Fulness » Spiritual » Warnings against worldly fulness

Jeremiah 5:28

‘They are fat, they are sleek,
They also excel in deeds of wickedness;
They do not plead the cause,
The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper;
And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked—
You are grown fat, thick, and sleek—
Then he forsook God who made him,
And scorned the Rock of his salvation.

Psalm 17:10

They have closed their unfeeling heart,
With their mouth they speak proudly.

More verses: Jeremiah 50:11 Luke 6:25

Fulness » Spiritual » Fulness of blessing

Fulness » Spiritual » Fulness of joy

Romans 15:29

I know that when I come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of Christ.

Fulness » Spiritual » Fulness of the spirit

Fulness » Spiritual » Fulness of wisdom

Fulness » Spiritual » Fulness of God

Fulness » Spiritual » The overflowing cup

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Christ, the saviour

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.”

Isaiah 55:4

“Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples,
A leader and commander for the peoples.

John 6:32-33

Jesus then said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread out of heaven, but it is My Father who gives you the true bread out of heaven. "For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world."

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Faith

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Wisdom

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Repentance

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, “Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life.”

Gifts from God » Spiritual » Grace

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Christ the chief of

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.”

Isaiah 55:4

“Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples,
A leader and commander for the peoples.

John 6:32-33

Jesus then said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread out of heaven, but it is My Father who gives you the true bread out of heaven. "For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world."

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Rest

2 Thessalonians 1:7

and to give relief to you who are afflicted and to us as well when the Lord Jesus will be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels in flaming fire,

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Faith

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Are through Christ

Psalm 68:18

You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives;
You have received gifts among men,
Even among the rebellious also, that the Lord God may dwell there.

Ephesians 4:7-8

But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift. Therefore it says, "WHEN HE ASCENDED ON HIGH, HE LED CAPTIVE A HOST OF CAPTIVES, AND HE GAVE GIFTS TO MEN."

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Pray for

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Wisdom

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Glory

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Grace

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » The holy ghost

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, “May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Righteousness

Romans 5:16-17

The gift is not like that which came through the one who sinned; for on the one hand the judgment arose from one transgression resulting in condemnation, but on the other hand the free gift arose from many transgressions resulting in justification. For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » A new heart

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » To be used for mutual profit

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Not repented of by him

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Strength and power

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Eternal life

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Peace

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Repentance

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, “Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life.”

Glory » Spiritual » Is the work of the holy ghost

Glory » Spiritual » Is given by God

Glory » Spiritual » Is given by Christ

Glory » Spiritual » Is the work of the holy spirit

Good » Tidings » Spiritual

Luke 1:19

The angel answered and said to him, “I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news.

Isaiah 40:9

Get yourself up on a high mountain,
O Zion, bearer of good news,
Lift up your voice mightily,
O Jerusalem, bearer of good news;
Lift it up, do not fear.
Say to the cities of Judah,
Here is your God!”

Nahum 1:15

Behold, on the mountains the feet of him who brings good news,
Who announces peace!
Celebrate your feasts, O Judah;
Pay your vows.
For never again will the wicked one pass through you;
He is cut off completely.

More verses: Luke 2:10 Luke 8:1

Healing » Spiritual

Heirs » Spiritual » Spiritual

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Heritage » Spiritual

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Hope » Spiritual » Abides forever

Hope » Spiritual » Enabled abraham to become the father of the faithful

Romans 4:18

In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, “So shall your descendants be.”

Hope » Spiritual » Believers called to testify concerning

Hope » Spiritual » The scriptures the source of

Hope » Spiritual » The saving element in life

Romans 8:24

For in hope we have been saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?

Hope » Spiritual » Inspires to clean living

Hunger » Spiritual

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Proverbs 2:3-5

For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for understanding; If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures; Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the knowledge of God.

Isaiah 55:1-2

"Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; And you who have no money come, buy and eat Come, buy wine and milk Without money and without cost. "Why do you spend money for what is not bread, And your wages for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good, And delight yourself in abundance.

More verses: Amos 8:11-13

Ignorance » Spiritual » General references to

Amos 3:10

But they do not know how to do what is right,” declares the Lord, “these who hoard up violence and devastation in their citadels.”

Micah 4:12

“But they do not know the thoughts of the Lord,
And they do not understand His purpose;
For He has gathered them like sheaves to the threshing floor.

Imitation » Of worldly people and customs condemned » Spiritual

2 Thessalonians 3:9

not because we do not have the right to this, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you, so that you would follow our example.

Inheritance » Earthly » Spiritual

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

The law of God » Described as » Spiritual

Life » Spiritual

John 5:40

and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.

Life » Spiritual » Spotless, general references to

Job 11:15

“Then, indeed, you could lift up your face without moral defect,
And you would be steadfast and not fear.

Life » Spiritual » Necessitates death to sin and self

2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are constantly being delivered over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh.

Life » Spiritual » Secured through faith

Life » Spiritual » Christ the supreme object of

1 Peter 4:6

For the gospel has for this purpose been preached even to those who are dead, that though they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live in the spirit according to the will of God.

Life » Spiritual » Sustained by the word of God

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear and come to Me.
Listen, that you may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord.

Life » Spiritual » Love the demonstration of

Men » Spiritual » Evil men put to silence

Titus 2:8

sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God;
Everyone who swears by Him will glory,
For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.

Job 5:16

“So the helpless has hope,
And unrighteousness must shut its mouth.

Psalm 107:42

The upright see it and are glad;
But all unrighteousness shuts its mouth.

Ezekiel 16:63

so that you may remember and be ashamed and never open your mouth anymore because of your humiliation, when I have forgiven you for all that you have done,” the Lord God declares.

Mind » Spiritual

Nation » Spiritual » Sins of

Numbers 21:7

So the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, because we have spoken against the Lord and you; intercede with the Lord, that He may remove the serpents from us.” And Moses interceded for the people.

Jeremiah 14:7

“Although our iniquities testify against us,
O Lord, act for Your name’s sake!
Truly our apostasies have been many,
We have sinned against You.

Ezra 9:6

and I said, “O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.

Judges 10:10

Then the sons of Israel cried out to the Lord, saying, “We have sinned against You, for indeed, we have forsaken our God and served the Baals.”

1 Samuel 7:6

They gathered to Mizpah, and drew water and poured it out before the Lord, and fasted on that day and said there, “We have sinned against the Lord.” And Samuel judged the sons of Israel at Mizpah.

Nation » Spiritual » The righteous cultivate the spirit of

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the ruler’s temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses.

Nation » Spiritual » Rebellion against

Ezra 7:26

Whoever will not observe the law of your God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him strictly, whether for death or for banishment or for confiscation of goods or for imprisonment.”

Jude 1:8

Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties.

Ezra 10:8

and that whoever would not come within three days, according to the counsel of the leaders and the elders, all his possessions should be forfeited and he himself excluded from the assembly of the exiles.

Deuteronomy 17:12

The man who acts presumptuously by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the Lord your God, nor to the judge, that man shall die; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Romans 13:2

Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

Then Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, “If you return to the Lord with all your heart, remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your hearts to the Lord and serve Him alone; and He will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines.”

2 Chronicles 19:3

But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God.”

Preparation » Spiritual » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

They assembled their brothers, consecrated themselves, and went in to cleanse the house of the Lord, according to the commandment of the king by the words of the Lord.

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Preparation » Spiritual » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

It is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to the children, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”

Reputation » Spiritual

Romans 16:19

For the report of your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.

Hebrews 11:2

For by it the men of old gained approval.

Acts 16:2

and he was well spoken of by the brethren who were in Lystra and Iconium.

Hebrews 11:4-39

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; AND HE WAS NOT FOUND BECAUSE GOD TOOK HIM UP; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God. And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. read more.
By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which is according to faith. By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise; for he was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God. By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised. Therefore there was born even of one man, and him as good as dead at that, as many descendants AS THE STARS OF HEAVEN IN NUMBER, AND INNUMERABLE AS THE SAND WHICH IS BY THE SEASHORE. All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth. For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own. And indeed if they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had opportunity to return. But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them. By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was offering up his only begotten son; it was he to whom it was said, "IN ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS SHALL BE CALLED." He considered that God is able to raise people even from the dead, from which he also received him back as a type. By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even regarding things to come. By faith Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when he was dying, made mention of the exodus of the sons of Israel, and gave orders concerning his bones. By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king's edict. By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin, considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward. By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen. By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of the blood, so that he who destroyed the firstborn would not touch them. By faith they passed through the Red Sea as though they were passing through dry land; and the Egyptians, when they attempted it, were drowned. By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days. By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace. And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions, quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight. Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection; and others experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also chains and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated (men of whom the world was not worthy), wandering in deserts and mountains and caves and holes in the ground. And all these, having gained approval through their faith, did not receive what was promised,

Rest » Spiritual

Hebrews 4:1-11

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it. For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard. For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said, "AS I SWORE IN MY WRATH, THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST," although His works were finished from the foundation of the world. read more.
For He has said somewhere concerning the seventh day: "AND GOD RESTED ON THE SEVENTH DAY FROM ALL HIS WORKS"; and again in this passage, "THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST." Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of disobedience, He again fixes a certain day, "Today," saying through David after so long a time just as has been said before, "TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE, DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS." For if Joshua had given them rest, He would not have spoken of another day after that. So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God. For the one who has entered His rest has himself also rested from his works, as God did from His. Therefore let us be diligent to enter that rest, so that no one will fall, through following the same example of disobedience.

Rivers » Jordan » Spiritual

Psalm 36:8

They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house;
And You give them to drink of the river of Your delights.

Psalm 46:4

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
The holy dwelling places of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,

Isaiah 48:18

“If only you had paid attention to My commandments!
Then your well-being would have been like a river,
And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Ezekiel 47:5

Again he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not ford, for the water had risen, enough water to swim in, a river that could not be forded.

Sleep » Spiritual » Symbol of death

Psalm 13:3

Consider and answer me, O Lord my God;
Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,

2 Samuel 7:12

When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish his kingdom.

Job 14:12

So man lies down and does not rise.
Until the heavens are no longer,
He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.

Sleep » Spiritual » General references to natural

1 Kings 19:5

He lay down and slept under a juniper tree; and behold, there was an angel touching him, and he said to him, “Arise, eat.”

Matthew 26:40

And He *came to the disciples and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, “So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?

Jonah 1:5

Then the sailors became afraid and every man cried to his god, and they threw the cargo which was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone below into the hold of the ship, lain down and fallen sound asleep.

Genesis 15:12

Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.

Matthew 8:24

And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep.

Sleep » Spiritual » Warnings against

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind,
All of them know nothing.
All of them are mute dogs unable to bark,
Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Mark 13:35-36

"Therefore, be on the alert--for you do not know when the master of the house is coming, whether in the evening, at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning-- in case he should come suddenly and find you asleep.

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Spiritual » Believers' duties performed in the light » Radiant lives, of the saints

John 5:35

He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

Isaiah 62:1

For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,
And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet,
Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness,
And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Spiritual » Blindness » Examples of

Isaiah 59:10

We grope along the wall like blind men,
We grope like those who have no eyes;
We stumble at midday as in the twilight,
Among those who are vigorous we are like dead men.

Matthew 23:19

You blind men, which is more important, the offering, or the altar that sanctifies the offering?

Spiritual » Adoption » Adultery

Judges 2:17

Yet they did not listen to their judges, for they played the harlot after other gods and bowed themselves down to them. They turned aside quickly from the way in which their fathers had walked in obeying the commandments of the Lord; they did not do as their fathers.

Judges 8:27

Gideon made it into an ephod, and placed it in his city, Ophrah, and all Israel played the harlot with it there, so that it became a snare to Gideon and his household.

1 Chronicles 5:25

But they acted treacherously against the God of their fathers and played the harlot after the gods of the peoples of the land, whom God had destroyed before them.

Psalm 106:39

Thus they became unclean in their practices,
And played the harlot in their deeds.

Ezekiel 6:9

Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations to which they will be carried captive, how I have been hurt by their adulterous hearts which turned away from Me, and by their eyes which played the harlot after their idols; and they will loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed, for all their abominations.

Spiritual » Hunger select readings, psalms 42; 84 » Ps 42; 84

Psalm 119:20

My soul is crushed with longing
After Your ordinances at all times.

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You,
Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently;
For when the earth experiences Your judgments
The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Spiritual » Desire select readings, psalms 42; 84 » Ps 42; 84

Psalm 119:20

My soul is crushed with longing
After Your ordinances at all times.

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You,
Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently;
For when the earth experiences Your judgments
The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Spiritual » Desire select readings, psalms 42; 84 » Destitution of the truth

2 Chronicles 15:3

For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law.

Amos 8:11

“Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord God,
“When I will send a famine on the land,
Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water,
But rather for hearing the words of the Lord.

Spiritual » Examples of love for Christ » Of God

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Spiritual » Instruction » Examples of spiritual

Nehemiah 8:7

Also Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, the Levites, explained the law to the people while the people remained in their place.

Acts 18:26

and he began to speak out boldly in the synagogue. But when Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.

2 Chronicles 17:7

Then in the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah;

Acts 8:35

Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning from this Scripture he preached Jesus to him.

Matthew 5:2

He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying,

Spiritual » Quickening » General references to spiritual quickening

Psalm 143:11

For the sake of Your name, O Lord, revive me.
In Your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble.

Psalm 80:18

Then we shall not turn back from You;
Revive us, and we will call upon Your name.

Psalm 119:25

Daleth.
My soul cleaves to the dust;
Revive me according to Your word.

Spiritual » Poverty » Destitution of the truth

2 Chronicles 15:3

For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law.

Amos 8:11

“Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord God,
“When I will send a famine on the land,
Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water,
But rather for hearing the words of the Lord.

Spiritual » Fellowship with Christ » Food

Revelation 2:17

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.’

Isaiah 55:2

“Why do you spend money for what is not bread,
And your wages for what does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,
And delight yourself in abundance.

John 6:51

I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.”

Spiritual » Believers' duties performed in the light » Enlightenment, spiritual

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Isaiah 29:18

On that day the deaf will hear words of a book,
And out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common:
The Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

Spiritual » Enlargement » Enlightenment

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Isaiah 29:18

On that day the deaf will hear words of a book,
And out of their gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

Proverbs 29:13

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common:
The Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

Spiritual » Physical inflicted physical healed » Brethren

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

Matthew 23:8

But do not be called Rabbi; for One is your Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Matthew 25:40

The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’

Spiritual » Hearing » Heritage

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.’

Spiritual » Examples of love for Christ » To God encouraged

Joshua 22:5

Only be very careful to observe the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, to love the Lord your God and walk in all His ways and keep His commandments and hold fast to Him and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul.”

Spiritual » Conflict characteristics of » Exhortations to those engaged in