In this post, we will be taking at look at 15 bible verses about living for God or how should we live our lives according to the bible. As Christians, we are to live a Christ like life with humility and love. It is the will of the father that we all succeed in life and that only comes from obedience to the commandments God gave us.
So as Christians, we are to do the will of the father, and we can’t act as the world acts or else we’ll grieve the Holy Spirit that was promised to us.
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Now lets take a look at the key secrets to living for God and making it in life as a born again believer.
Be In Tune with the Holy Spirit
Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. – John 16: 7
Here Jesus was speaking to His disciples that it was the will of His father, He goes back and present Himself after His resurrection. Then the father will send the comforter (Holy Spirit) promised who will guide the whole world in all truth for them that believe in Him.
The Holy Spirit is the only thing that is stopping the Anti-Christ from manifesting openly. But when Christ comes back to rapture His saints, then the Holy Spirit will depart earth and the man of sin, the son of perdition will be revealed (2 Thessalonians 2:3).
How can we stay in tune with the Holy Spirit
- By creating time to study and meditate on the word of God even when it’s not convenient.
- You need to search the scriptures diligently to read what is written concerning you.
- Seek guidance from the Holy Spirit to teach you and reveal deep things of the spirit.
- Let go of your old self and put on a new you.
- Learn to pray continually day and night.
- Learn to fast so it suppresses your human flesh and spirit.
Seek The Face of God For Guidance & Direction
The comforter will guide you but it’s the father that will tell you the exact way to go. In Psalm 32: 8, the bible says “I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”
Once you get direction from God through the Holy Spirit and you follow it, your life will never remain the same.
A divine direction will give you an edge over the affairs of life.
You will triumph and excel while others are complaining.
Lean Not On Your Own Understanding
If you want to live for God, you need to learn to put your total dependence and trust in Him. Proverbs 3:5-6 summarizes it like this – “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
Without God, We Can Do Nothing
John 15:4-5 reads;
v4 – Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.
v5 – I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
Bible Verses About Living For God
1. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is his good, pleasing and perfect will. – Romans 12:2
2. Jesus replied: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. – Matthew 22:37
3. Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. – Galatians 1:10
4. So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31
5. For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. – 1 Corinthians 6:20
6. Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the first-fruits of all your produce; – Proverbs 3:9
7. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. – Deuteronomy 6:5
8. Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work. – 2 Timothy 2:21
9. Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? – 1 Corinthians 3:16
10. If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth. – Numbers 30:2
11. And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. – Joshua 24:15
12. Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him. – Proverbs 14:31
13. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. – Colossians 3:17
14. But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, – 1 Peter 3:15
15. If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am, there will my servant be also. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him. – John 12:26
We hope that you have learnt something from these 15 bible verses about living for God or how should we live our lives according to the bible.