'Eager' in the Bible
She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands.
They seek me day after day, and are eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practices righteousness and has not forsaken the justice of their God. "They ask me to reveal just decisions; they are eager to draw near to God.
I have said, "If only you would fear me, if only you would take my instructions to heart.' Then their houses would not have been torn down. I have chastened them, but they were eager to corrupt everything they were doing."
Then the gray horses went out. They were eager to go out on patrol throughout the earth, so the angel said, "Go patrol the earth." So they went out on patrol throughout the earth.
because it is the unbelievers who are eager for all those things. Surely your heavenly Father knows that you need all of them!
but they couldn't find a way to do it, because all the people were eager to hear him.
That is why I am so eager to proclaim the gospel to you who live in Rome, too.
because the believers in Macedonia and Achaia have been eager to share their resources with the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.
Yes, they were eager to do this, and in fact they are obligated to help them, for if the gentiles have shared in their spiritual blessings, they are obligated to be of service to them in material things.
See what great earnestness godly sorrow has produced in you! How ready you are to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how full of longing and enthusiasm, how eager to seek justice! In every way you have demonstrated that you are innocent in this matter.
The only thing they asked us to do was to remember the destitute, the very thing I was eager to do.
Therefore, I am especially eager to send him so that you may have the joy of seeing him again, and so that I may feel relieved.
So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.
Dear friends, although I was eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write to you and urge you to continue your vigorous defense of the faith that was passed down to the saints once and for all.
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