Matt.9.13Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Matt.12.7And if you had known what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the guiltless.
Matt.15.28Then Jesus answered her, “O woman, great is your faith! Be it done for you as you desire.” And her daughter was healed instantly.
Matt.27.43He trusts in God; let God deliver him now, if he desires him. For he said, ‘I am the Son of God.’ ”
Mark.3.13And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him.
Mark.4.19but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.
Luke.5.39And no one after drinking old wine desires new, for he says, ‘The old is good.’”
Luke.8.20And he was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, desiring to see you.”
Luke.10.24For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.”
Luke.10.29But he, desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
Luke.14.28For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?
Luke.16.21who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man’s table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores.
Luke.17.22And he said to the disciples, “The days are coming when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it.
Luke.22.15And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.
Luke.23.8When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had long desired to see him, because he had heard about him, and he was hoping to see some sign done by him.
Luke.23.20Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus,
John.8.44You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
John.17.24Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world.
Acts.22.30But on the next day, desiring to know the real reason why he was being accused by the Jews, he unbound him and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them.
Acts.23.28And desiring to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their council.
Acts.24.27When two years had elapsed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus. And desiring to do the Jews a favor, Felix left Paul in prison.
Acts.28.22But we desire to hear from you what your views are, for with regard to this sect we know that everywhere it is spoken against.”
Rom.7.18For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out.
Rom.9.22What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction,
Rom.10.1Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.
Rom.13.14But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.
1Cor.7.37But whoever is firmly established in his heart, being under no necessity but having his desire under control, and has determined this in his heart, to keep her as his betrothed, he will do well.
1Cor.10.6Now these things took place as examples for us, that we might not desire evil as they did.
1Cor.12.31But earnestly desire the higher gifts.And I will show you a still more excellent way.
1Cor.14.1Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.
1Cor.14.35If there is anything they desire to learn, let them ask their husbands at home. For it is shameful for a woman to speak in church.
1Cor.14.39So, my brothers, earnestly desire to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.
2Cor.8.10And in this matter I give my judgment: this benefits you, who a year ago started not only to do this work but also to desire to do it.
2Cor.8.11So now finish doing it as well, so that your readiness in desiring it may be matched by your completing it out of what you have.
Gal.4.21Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not listen to the law?
Gal.5.16But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Gal.5.17For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.
Gal.5.24And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Gal.6.13For even those who are circumcised do not themselves keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they may boast in your flesh.
Eph.2.3among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, the rest of mankind.
Eph.4.22to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires,
Phil.1.23I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.
Col.3.5Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
1Thess.2.17But since we were torn away from you, brothers, for a short time, in person not in heart, we endeavored the more eagerly and with great desire to see you face to face,
1Tim.1.7desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make confident assertions.
1Tim.2.4who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
1Tim.2.8I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;
1Tim.3.1The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.
1Tim.5.11But refuse to enroll younger widows, for when their passions draw them away from Christ, they desire to marry
1Tim.6.9But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
2Tim.3.12Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,
Heb.6.11And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end,
Heb.6.17So when God desired to show more convincingly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable character of his purpose, he guaranteed it with an oath,
Heb.10.5Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said, “ Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for me;
Heb.10.8When he said above, “You have neither desired nor taken pleasure in sacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sin offerings” (these are offered according to the law),
Heb.11.16But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.
Heb.12.17For you know that afterward, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no chance to repent, though he sought it with tears.
Heb.13.18Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things.
Jas.1.14But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire.
Jas.1.15Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.
Jas.4.2You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.
1Pet.3.10For “ Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit;
2Pet.1.4by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.
2Pet.3.3knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, their own sinful desires.
1John.2.16For all that is in the world— the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.
1John.2.17And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.
Jude.1.7just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire.
Jude.1.16These are grumblers, malcontents, their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage.
Rev.11.6They have the power to shut the sky, that no rain may fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they desire.
Rev.22.17The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price.