24 Bible Verses about Passion

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 163 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 64 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

Galatians 5:24 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Psalm 73:25-26 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Romans 12:10-11 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.

Psalm 84:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Psalm 63:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.

James 1:17-20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Colossians 3:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win more of them. To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though not being myself under the law) that I might win those under the law. To those outside the law I became as one outside the law (not being outside the law of God but under the law of Christ) that I might win those outside the law. To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share with them in its blessings.

John 14:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Corinthians 9:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some.

Isaiah 26:8-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the path of your judgments, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul. My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

1 Corinthians 7:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But if they cannot exercise self-control, they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

Ephesians 4:1-32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, ...

John 15:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.

Exodus 23:20-26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared. Pay careful attention to him and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him. “But if you carefully obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries. “When my angel goes before you and brings you to the Amorites and the Hittites and the Perizzites and the Canaanites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, and I blot them out, you shall not bow down to their gods nor serve them, nor do as they do, but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their pillars in pieces. ...

Romans 1:24-27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen. For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.

Nehemiah 13:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I confronted them and cursed them and beat some of them and pulled out their hair. And I made them take oath in the name of God, saying, “You shall not give your daughters to their sons, or take their daughters for your sons or for yourselves.

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