'Desires' in the Bible
Then Saul replied, “Say this to David: ‘The king desires no other bride-price except 100 Philistine foreskins, to take revenge on his enemies.’” Actually, Saul intended to cause David’s death at the hands of the Philistines.
Because his appetite is never satisfied,he does not let anything he desires escape.
But He is unchangeable; who can oppose Him?He does what He desires.
May He give you what your heart desiresand fulfill your whole purpose.
Take delight in the Lord,and He will give you your heart’s desires.
Lord, do not grant the desires of the wicked;do not let them achieve their goals.Otherwise, they will become proud.Selah
He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him;He hears their cry for help and saves them.
What the wicked dreads will come to him,but what the righteous desire will be given to them.
The righteousness of the upright rescues them,but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires.
One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires;he rebels against all sound judgment.
A wicked person desires evil;he has no consideration for his neighbor.
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.
Because of his sinful greed I was angry,so I struck him; I was angry and hid;but he went on turning back to the desires of his heart.
All things have been entrusted to Me by My Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son desires to reveal Him.
but the worries of this age, the seductionof wealth, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
All things have been entrusted to Me by My Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son desires to reveal Him.”
You are of your father the Devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of liars.
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that you obey its desires.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don’t do what you want.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.
You took off your former way of life, the old self that is corrupted by deceitful desires;
not with lustful desires, like the Gentiles who don’t know God.
This saying is trustworthy: “If anyone aspires to be an overseer, he desires a noble work.”
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear something new.
But each person is tempted when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desires.
You ask and don’t receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your evil desires.
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires of your former ignorance.
Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.
in order to live the remaining time in the flesh, no longer for human desires, but for God’s will.
For there has already been enough time spent in doing what the pagans choose to do: carrying on in unrestrained behavior, evil desires, drunkenness, orgies, carousing, and lawless idolatry.
By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.
especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority.Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;
For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.
These people are discontented grumblers, walking according to their desires; their mouths utter arrogant words, flattering people for their own advantage.
they told you, “In the end time there will be scoffers walking according to their own ungodly desires.”
Both the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” Anyone who hears should say, “Come!” And the one who is thirsty should come. Whoever desires should take the living water as a gift.