'Desires' in the Bible
That way, when you see the tassel, you'll remember all the commands of the LORD and you'll observe them. Then you won't seek your own interests and desires that lead you to be unfaithful.
Indeed, the LORD won't abandon His people for the sake of His great name, for the LORD desires to make you a people for himself.
Saul said, "This is what you are to tell David, "The king desires no bride price except 100 Philistine foreskins to take vengeance on the king's enemies.'" Now Saul thought he would cause David to die at the hand of the Philistines.
So Abner told David, "Give me permission to go out and rally all of Israel to your majesty the king so they can enter into a formal agreement with you to reign over everything that your heart desires." So David sent Abner off, and he went away in peace.
Is not my dynasty like this with God? Has he not made an eternal covenant with me, preparing every detail of it? And he has made it secure, including my complete salvation, has he not? He has been of continual help, has he not, even with respect to all of my desires?
After Haman came in, the king asked him, "What should be done for the man whom the king desires to honor?"
Haman told himself, "Whom would the king desire to honor more than me?" Haman answered the king, "For a man whom the king desires to honor,
Then give the robes and the horse to one of the king's most noble officials. Let them put the robes on the man whom the king desires to honor, and let them put him on the horse in the main square of the city. Then let them announce in front of him, "This is what is done for the man whom the king desires to honor.'"
So Haman took the clothes and the horse, dressed Mordecai, and put him on the horse in the main square of the city. He cried out in front of him, "This is what is done for the man whom the king desires to honor."
My days are passed; my plans have been shattered; along with my heart's desires.
May he give you what your heart desires, and may he fulfill all your plans.
Do not hand me over to the desires of my enemies; for false witnesses have risen up against me; even the one who breathes out violence.
Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good?
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
The LORD will protect him and keep him alive; he will be blessed in the land; and he will not be handed over to the desires of his enemies.
when our God is in the heavens and he does whatever he desires?
Never grant, LORD, the desires of the wicked; never condone their plans so they cannot exalt themselves. Interlude
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.
The wicked desires what evil people gain, but the foundation of the righteous is productive.
The lazy person craves, yet receives nothing, but the desires of the diligent are satisfied.
a man to whom God gives wealth, riches, and honor, so that he lacks none of his heart's desires but God does not give him the capability to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger consumes them. This is pointless and a grievous affliction.
Every person works for his own self-interests, but his desires remain unsatisfied.
At that time people will call Jerusalem, "The Throne of the LORD," and all the nations will be gathered to it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem. They'll no longer stubbornly follow their own evil desires.
But they didn't listen, nor did they pay attention. They pursued their own plans, stubbornly following their own evil desires. They went backward and not forward.
But they would not listen or turn their ear, and each of them stubbornly followed his own evil desires. So I brought on them all the consequences of this covenant that I commanded them to fulfill, but they did not.'"
This evil people that refuses to listen to my words, that stubbornly pursues their own desires, and that follows other gods to serve and worship them, will be like this belt that is not good for anything.
You have done even more evil than your ancestors, and each one of you is stubbornly following his own evil desires, refusing to listen to me.
But they'll say, "It's useless! We will follow our plans and each of us will pursue his own evil desires.'
They keep on saying to those who despise me, "The LORD has said, "You will have peace."' To all who stubbornly follow their own desires they say, "Disaster won't come upon you.'
Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.
This order is announced by the observers, and the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over human kingdoms and grants them to whomever he desires, and he places the least important of men over them.'
You'll be driven from people, and you'll live among wild animals of the field. You'll eat grass like cattle and be soaked with the dew of the sky while seven years pass you by until you realize that the Most High is sovereign over human kingdoms and grants them to whomever he desires.
"The kingdom has been taken from you! You're to be driven away from people. You're to live with the wild animals of the field. You are to be made to eat grass like cattle, and seven years will pass you by until you realize that the Most High is sovereign over human kingdoms and grants them to whomever he desires.'"
He was driven away from human society and given the mind of an animal. He lived with wild donkeys, ate grass like cattle, and his body was soaked with dew from the sky until he realized that the Most High God is sovereign over human kingdoms and places over them whomever he desires.
As their pastures flourished, all their desires were met. As they were satiated, they became arrogant and therefore ignored me.
And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.
but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
You belong to your father the Devil, and you want to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and has never stood for truth, since there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
Therefore, do not let sin rule your mortal bodies so that you obey their desires.
But sin seized the opportunity provided by this commandment and produced in me all kinds of sinful desires, since apart from the Law, sin is dead.
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.
because such people are not serving the Messiah our Lord, but their own desires. By their smooth talk and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never fulfill the desires of the flesh.
Now those who belong to the Messiah Jesus have crucified their flesh with its passions and desires.
Indeed, all of us once behaved like them in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of our flesh and senses. By nature we were destined for wrath, just like everyone else.
Regarding your former way of life, you were taught to strip off your old nature, which is being ruined by its deceptive desires,
This is a trustworthy saying: The one who would an elder be, a noble task desires he.
But do not include younger widows on your list. For whenever their natural desires cause them to lose their devotion to the Messiah, they want to remarry.
But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin.
For some of these men go into homes and deceive foolish women who are burdened with sins and swayed by all kinds of desires.
For the time will come when people will not tolerate healthy doctrine, but with itching ears will surround themselves with teachers who cater to their people's own desires.
For human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
Where do those fights and quarrels among you come from? They come from your selfish desires that are at war in your bodies, don't they?
As obedient children, do not be shaped by the desires that used to influence you when you were ignorant.
Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and exiles to keep on abstaining from the desires of the flesh that wage war against the soul.
so that he can live the rest of his mortal life guided, not by human desires, but by the will of God.
For you spent enough time in the past doing what the gentiles like to do, living in sensuality, sinful desires, drunkenness, wild celebrations, drinking parties, and detestable idolatry.
Be shepherds of God's flock that is among you, watching over it, not because you must but because you want to, and not greedily but eagerly, as God desires.
Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.
First of all you must understand this: In the last days mockers will come and, following their own desires, will ridicule us
And the world and its desires are fading away, but the person who does God's will remains forever.
These people are complainers and faultfinders, following their own desires. They say arrogant things and flatter people in order to take advantage of them.
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