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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5840 eagerness
5840 eagerness

5840 eagerness

A willingness, zeal or longing to accomplish a task or fulfil an ambition.

Eagerness to perform a task

1Ch 12:8; Ne 3:20 See also Ezr 5:8; Pr 31:13; Ac 20:16; 1Th 2:17

Eagerness to fulfil personal ambitions

Zep 3:7; 1Ti 6:10 See also Ps 56:6; Pr 1:11-12; Pr 28:20; Mk 6:25; Gal 4:17-18; Php 3:6

Eagerness for personal godliness

2Ch 15:15; 2Pe 1:10 See also 1Ch 28:9; Ps 27:4; Ps 42:1-2; Ps 63:1; Pr 23:17; Ac 26:7; 1Co 14:1; 2Co 7:11; Heb 4:11; Heb 6:11; 1Pe 2:2; 2Pe 1:5

Spiritual eagerness may be superficial and unreal

Isa 58:2 See also Ps 78:34-37; Isa 48:1

Believers should be eager to follow and serve their Lord

Eager to do good works Tit 2:14 See also 2Co 8:7,22; Tit 3:1,8,14; 1Pe 3:13

Eager to serve Ro 12:11; 1Pe 5:2 See also Ps 110:3; Ro 12:8; 1Co 14:12; Eph 4:3; Tit 3:8

Eager to share the truth Ro 1:15; 2Pe 1:15 See also Ac 18:25; Ac 21:13; Ro 15:20; Php 1:20; Jude 3

Eager to receive or understand the truth Mk 12:37; Ac 10:33 See also Mk 10:17 pp Mt 19:16 pp Lk 18:18; Lk 2:15; Lk 21:38; Jn 4:40; Ac 13:42; Ac 17:11; 1Ti 4:15

Eager to give 2Co 8:7 See also Ex 35:21-22; 1Ch 29:9; 2Co 8:11,19; Gal 2:10; 1Ti 6:18

Eager to pray Col 4:2 See also Ro 15:30; Php 1:3-4; Col 4:12

Eager for God’s honour Nu 25:11 See also 1Ki 19:14; 2Ki 10:16; Jn 2:17

Eager to see Jesus Christ’s return and the end of the world 1Co 1:7 See also Mt 24:44 pp Lk 12:40; Ro 8:19 Creation shares the same eager expectation; Ro 8:23; Gal 5:5; Php 3:20

See also

5046opportunities
5178running
5785ambition
5847enthusiasm
7755preaching, importance
8114discipleship
8207commitment
8239earnestness
8370zeal
8495witnessing
8656longing for God
8767hypocrisy

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