25 Bible Verses About Zeal (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Zeal (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Zeal
2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.
19 Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.
14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
17 He put on righteousness as a breastplate,
and a helmet of salvation on his head;
he put on garments of vengeance for clothing,
and wrapped himself in zeal as a cloak.
139 My zeal consumes me,
because my foes forget your words.
34 Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.
17 His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for your house will consume me.”
27 Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel,
2 Corinthians 9:2
2 for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the people of Macedonia, saying that Achaia has been ready since last year. And your zeal has stirred up most of them.
9 For zeal for your house has consumed me,
and the reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
16 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. 17 For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, 18 as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.
2 Kings 10:16
16 And he said, “Come with me, and see my zeal for the LORD.” So he had him ride in his chariot.
18 It is always good to be made much of for a good purpose, and not only when I am present with you,
2 Corinthians 7:11
11 For see what earnestness this godly grief has produced in you, but also what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment! At every point you have proved yourselves innocent in the matter.
9 And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
1 Corinthians 9:27
27 But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.
10:1 Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.
9:1 I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit—2 that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.
2 Thessalonians 3:13
13 As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.
14 And I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people, so extremely zealous was I for the traditions of my fathers.
6 as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, blameless.
7 Of the increase of his government and of peace
there will be no end,
on the throne of David and over his kingdom,
to establish it and to uphold it
with justice and with righteousness
from this time forth and forevermore.
The zeal of the LORD of hosts will do this.
1 Corinthians 14:12
12 So with yourselves, since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church.
2 Timothy 1:7
7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.