Bible verses about "growth" | JuliaSmith

Matthew 6:33

33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his justice, and all these shall be added to you.

1 Samuel 3:19-20

19 And Samuel will be magnified, and Jehovah was with him, and there fell not from all his words to the earth. 20 And all Israel knew from Dan to the Well of the Oath, that Samuel was faithful for a prophet to Jehovah.

Ruth 3:1-4:22

1 And Naomi her mother-in-law will say to her My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it shall be well to thee? 2 And now is not Boaz from our acquaintance of whom thou wert with his maidens? Behold him winnowing the threshing-floor of barley this night 3 And wash thou and anoint thyself, and put thy garments upon thee, and go down to the threshing-floor: thou shalt not make thyself known to the man till his finishing to eat and to drink. 4 And it will be in his lying down, and know thou the place where he shall lie down there, and go in and uncover from his feet, and lie down; and he will announce to thee what thou shalt do. 5 And she will say to her, All that thou shalt say to me, I will do. 6 And she will go down to the threshing-floor' and she will do according to all that her mother-in-law commanded her. 7 And Boaz will eat and drink, and his heart will be done good to; and he will go to lie down upon the end of the heap: and she will come secretly and she will uncover from his feet, and lie down. 8 And it will be in the middle of the night, and the man will be terrified: and he will turn and behold a woman lying from his feet 9 And he will say, Who art thou? And she will say, I am Ruth thy servant: and spread thy wing over thy servant, for thou a blood relation. 10 And he will say, Blessed thou to Jehovah, my daughter: thou didst make good thy mercy at the last more than the beginning, so that thou wentest not after the young men, if poor and if rich. 11 And now, my daughter, thou shalt not fear; all which thou shalt say, I will do to thee: for all the gate of my people will know that thou art a woman of power. 12 And now that truly if I a blood relation: and also there is a blood relation nearer than I. 13 Lodge this night, and it being in the morning, if he will redeem thee, good; he shall redeem: and if he desire not to redeem thee, and I redeemed thee, Jehovah lives: lie down till morning. 14 And she will lie down from his feet till Morning: and she will rise before a man shall recognize his neighbor. And he will say, It shall not be known that the woman came to the threshing-floor. 15 And he will say, Bring me the upper garment which is upon thee, and hold fast upon it. And she will hold fast upon it, and he will measure six of barley, and he will place upon her: and he will go to the city. 16 And she will come to her mother-in-law, and she will say, Who art thou, my daughter? And she will announce to her all that the man did to her. 17 And she will say, These six of barley he gave to me; for he said, Thou shalt not go empty to thy mother-in-law. 18 And she will say, Sit, my daughter, till thou shalt know how the word will fall: for the man will not rest till he finished the word this day.

Ruth 4:1-22

1 And Boaz went up to the gate and sat there: and behold, the blood relation whom Boaz spake of, passing by; and he will say, Turn aside, sit down here; thou such a one. And he will turn aside, and sit down. 2 And he will take ten men from the old men of the citv, and he will say, Sit ye down here. And they will sit down. 3 And he will say to the blood relative, The portion of the field which was to our brother Elimelech, Naomi turning back from the field of Moab, sells: 4 And I said, I will reveal to thine ear, saying, Buy before the inhabitants, and before the old men of my people. If thou wilt redeem, redeem: and if thou wilt not redeem, announce to me, and I shall know: for none besides thee to redeem; and I after thee; and he will say, I will redeem. 5 And Boaz will say, In the day of thy buying the field from the hand of Naomi, and from Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, thou boughtest it to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance. 6 And the near relative will say, I shall not be able to redeem for me, lest I shall destroy my inheritance: redeem to thyself; thou the near relative: for I shall not be able to redeem. 7 And this before in Israel upon redemption and upon exchange, to set up all the word; a man drew off his shoe and gave to his neighbor: and this the precept in Israel. 8 And the blood relative will say to Boaz, Buy for thee. And he will draw off his shoe. 9 And Boaz will say to the old men and all the people, Ye are witnesses this day that I bought all which was to Elimelech, and all which was to Chilion and Mahlon, from the hand of Naomi. 10 And also Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, I bought to me for a wife, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance; and the name of the dead shall not be cut off from his brethren and from the gate of his place: ye are witnesses this day. 11 And all the people which are in the gate will say, and the old men, Witnesses. Jehovah will give the woman coming into thy house as Rachel and as Leah, which they two built up the house of Israel: and make thou power in Ephratah, and call a name in the house of bread. 12 And thy house shall be as the house of Pharez which Tamar bare to Judah, from the seed which Jehovah shall give to thee from this maiden. 13 And Boaz will take Ruth, and she will be to him for a wife: and he will come in to her, and Jehovah will give to her conception, and she will bring forth a son. 14 And the women will say to Naomi, Blessed be Jehovah who caused not to cease to thee a blood relation this day; and his name shall be called in Israel. 15 And being to thee for the turning back the soul, and to nourish thy gray hairs: for thy daughter-in-law who loved thee brought him forth; for she is good to thee above seven sons. 16 And Naomi will take the child and put him in her bosom, and she will be to him for nurse. 17 And the neighbors will call to him a name, saying, A son was born to Naomi; and they will call his name Obed: he the father of Jesse, the father of David. 18 And these the generations of Pharez: Pharez begat Hezron, 19 And Hezron begat Ram, and Ram begat Aminadab, 20 And Aminadab begat Nashon, and Nashon begat Salmon 21 And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed, 22 And Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David.

Job 8:7

7 And thy beginning was small, and thy latter state shall increase greatly.

2 Corinthians 9:10

10 And now he furnishing seed to him sowing, and bread for food, furnish and multiply your sowing-season, and increase the fruits of your justice;)

2 Corinthians 13:5-7

5 Try yourselves, if ye are in the faith; prove yourselves. Or know ye not yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, unless ye are not tried? 6 And I hope that ye shall know that we are not untried. 7 And I pray to God that ye do nothing evil; not that we appear tried, but that ye do good, and we be as untried.

Philippians 1:9

9 And this I prey, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all intelligence;

Romans 5:2-6

2 By whom also we have had access by faith into this grace in which we have stood, and we boast upon hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance; 4 And perseverance, proof; and proof, hope. 5 And hope shames not; for the love of God has been poured in our hearts by the Holy Spirit given us. 6 For yet Christ, we being weak, Recording to the time died for the impious.

Hebrews 6:1

1 Therefore having left the word of the beginning of Christ, we should go on to perfection; not again laying down the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

Hebrews 5:12-14

12 For also ye ought to be teachers for the time, again ye have need for some one to teach you the elements of the beginning of the sayings of God; and have become those having need of milk, and not of firm food. 13 For every one partaking of milk is inexperienced in the word of justice: for he is a child. 14 And firm food is of the perfected, of them by habit having the senses exercised for the separation of good and evil.

1 Timothy 4:15

15 Bestow diligent care upon these things; be in them; that thy progress may be manifest in all things.

2 Peter 3:18

18 And grow ye in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him the glory now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

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