bible verses about Desires

Bible Verses about Desires - Finding Guidance in God's Word

At times, our desires may lead us astray, causing us to focus solely on our wants and needs instead of aligning them with God's will. However, Bible verses about desires can guide us towards a more fulfilling life, where our hearts are set on seeking God's will above all else. These verses remind us of the importance of putting our trust in God, surrendering our desires to Him, and seeking His guidance in all aspects of our lives. From the Old Testament to the New Testament, the Bible provides powerful messages to guide us on our journey towards living a life that is centered on God's love and grace.

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Desires in the Bible

13 Bible Scriptures about Desires

And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?

Exodus, Chapter: 15, Verse: 24

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And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!

2 Samuel, Chapter: 23, Verse: 15

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Surely he shall not feel quietness in his belly, he shall not save of that which he desired.

Job, Chapter: 20, Verse: 20

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The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Proverbs, Chapter: 21, Verse: 25

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Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.

Proverbs, Chapter: 23, Verse: 3

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Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.

Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 6, Verse: 9

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So that none of the remnant of Judah, which are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or remain, that they should return into the land of Judah, to the which they have a desire to return to dwell there: for none shall return but such as shall escape.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 44, Verse: 14

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Therefore now, O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.

Jonah, Chapter: 4, Verse: 3

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Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost.

Acts, Chapter: 8, Verse: 19

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For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;

Romans, Chapter: 1, Verse: 11

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Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 10, Verse: 6

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But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 12, Verse: 31

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Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Ephesians, Chapter: 2, Verse: 3

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