8435 giving, of oneself

8435 giving, of oneself

The submission of the self to the will of God, in thanksgiving and service.

Jesus Christ’s self-giving as an example to believers

1Jn 3:16 See also Mt 16:24 pp Mk 8:34 pp Lk 9:23; Mk 10:45; Jn 15:13; Ro 15:3; Gal 1:4; Eph 5:1-2,25; Php 2:5-8; Tit 2:14

Why self-giving is reasonable service to God

God’s people belong to him by creation Dt 32:6 See also Ps 100:3; Rev 4:11

God’s people belong to him by redemption 1Co 6:19-20 See also Rev 5:9

All good things are given by God 1Ch 29:14 See also Dt 8:18; Ac 17:25; 1Co 4:7; 1Ti 6:17

God’s people giving themselves

To God Ro 12:1 See also 2Co 8:5

To one another 2Co 8:5 See also 1Co 16:15

To holy living Ro 6:19 See also Pr 23:26; Ro 12:1

To the service of God 1Co 15:58 See also Jdg 5:2; 1Ch 29:5; 2Ch 17:16; Ps 40:7-8; Isa 6:8; Ac 6:4; Ro 1:9; 1Ti 4:15

To a life of self-denial Lk 14:33 See also Mt 16:24 pp Mk 8:34 pp Lk 9:23; Lk 14:26; Ro 15:2; 1Co 8:13; 1Co 10:33; 2Co 12:15; Php 3:8

To martyrdom Da 3:28 See also Ac 20:24; Ac 21:13; Rev 12:11

Rewards of self-giving

Mt 10:39 See also Mt 19:27-29 pp Mk 10:28-30 pp Lk 18:28-30; Mk 8:35 pp Lk 17:33

The giving of thanks

Ps 50:23 See also 1Ch 16:8; Eph 5:4; Php 4:4-7; Col 2:7; Col 3:15; Heb 12:28

See also

1315God as redeemer
5500reward, God’s people
5932response
6744sanctification
7942ministry
8207commitment
8218consecration
8223dedication
8225devotion
8450martyrdom
8475self-denial
8481self-sacrifice

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