6696 necessity

6696 necessity

That which makes certain actions or events occur. Scripture relates it to particular events which must happen to bring about God’s plan of salvation and also to the behaviour that believers are to adopt as a result of their commitment to Jesus Christ.

The necessity of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection

Lk 24:25-27 See also Mt 16:21 pp Mk 8:31 pp Lk 9:22; Lk 17:25; Lk 24:44-47; Jn 3:14-15; Jn 20:9

The necessity of Jesus Christ’s obedience

Lk 4:42-44 See also Mt 3:14-15; Lk 2:49; Lk 13:31-33; Jn 4:4 The necessity lay in Jesus Christ’s mission not in geography; Jn 9:4

The necessity of the events leading to the end times

Rev 1:1 See also Mk 13:7-8 pp Mt 24:6-8 pp Lk 21:9-11; Mk 13:10 pp Mt 24:14; 1Co 15:50-55; 2Co 5:10; Rev 4:1; Rev 20:1-3; Rev 22:6

Necessity and the law

Gal 5:3 See also Jn 19:7; Heb 5:3; Heb 9:16,22-23

Necessity in the life of the Christian

The necessity of conversion Jn 3:5-7 See also Mt 18:2-3; Jn 3:3; Ac 4:12; Ac 17:30

The necessity of godly behaviour 1Jn 2:6 See also Ro 15:1-2; 1Ti 3:14-15; 1Ti 4:7-8; 2Ti 2:22-24; Tit 2:11-14

Necessity in the life of Paul

The necessity of Paul’s calling Ac 9:15-16 See also Ac 9:6

The necessity of Paul’s preaching of the gospel Ac 13:46; Ac 19:21; Ac 23:11; Ac 27:21-25; Ac 28:19; Ro 1:14; 1Co 9:16-18

The paradoxes of necessity

Freedom and necessity Ro 6:18 See also 1Co 9:19-23; 2Co 9:7; Phm 14

Responsibility and necessity Mt 18:7 pp Lk 17:1 See also Lk 22:22 pp Mt 26:24 pp Mk 14:21; Ac 2:23

See also

2560Christ, resurrection
5051responsibility
6615atonement, necessity
6622choice
6658freedom
6677justification, necessity
6733repentance
8023faith, necessity
8408decision-making
8412decisions
8454obedience to God

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