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Theasaurus: Striving

39 Bible Verses about striving

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Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already obtained, or am already made perfect; but I press on, if it is so that I may take hold of that for which also I was taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and a chasing after wind.

Isaiah 45:9

Woe to him who strives with his Maker -- a clay pot among the clay pots of the earth! Shall the clay ask him who fashions it, 'What are you making?' or your work, 'He has no hands?'

Ecclesiastes 2:22

For what has a man of all his labor, and of the striving of his heart, in which he labors under the sun?

Exodus 21:18

"If men quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone, or with his fist, and he doesn't die, but is confined to bed;

Ecclesiastes 4:4

Then I saw all the labor and achievement that is the envy of a man's neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Proverbs 25:8

Don't be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you?

Hosea 6:3

Let us acknowledge Yahweh. Let us press on to know Yahweh. As surely as the sun rises, Yahweh will appear. He will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain that waters the earth."

Hosea 4:4

"Yet let no man bring a charge, neither let any man accuse; For your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.

Psalm 35:1

Contend, Yahweh, with those who contend with me. Fight against those who fight against me.

Psalm 55:18

He has redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me, although there are many who oppose me.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.

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Luke 13:23-24

One said to him, "Lord, are they few who are saved?" He said to them, "Strive to enter in by the narrow door, for many, I tell you, will seek to enter in, and will not be able.

Striving » Those that strive for the mastery

1 Corinthians 9:24-25

Don't you know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win. Every man who strives in the games exercises self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

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Spiritual Striving

50;1;27

Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;

Striving With God

44;26;14

When we had all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, 'Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.'