39 Bible Verses about striving
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I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.
For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me.
“Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;
“Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker—
An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth!
Will the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you doing?’
Or the thing you are making say, ‘He has no hands’?
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
“Cease striving and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.
Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.”
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.
Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
“So let us know, let us press on to know the Lord.
His going forth is as certain as the dawn;
And He will come to us like the rain,
Like the spring rain watering the earth.”
being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;
In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.
For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God’s sight. This too is vanity and striving after wind.
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth,
Cease from your consideration of it.
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
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Only conduct yourselves in a manner
For this purpose also I
And someone said to Him, "Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?" And He said to them, "Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
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