Bible verses about "distraction" | Lamsa

1 Corinthians 6:20

20 For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, because they belong to God.

Matthew 4:1-11

1 THEN Jesus was carried away by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the adversary. 2 So he fasted forty days and forty nights; but at last he was hungry. 3 And the tempter drew near and said to him, If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread. 4 But he answered and said, It is written, that it is not by bread alone that man can live, but by every word which comes from the mouth of God. 5 Then the adversary took him to the holy city, and he made him to stand up on the pinnacle of the temple. 6 And he said to him, If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down; for it is written, that he will command his angels concerning you, and they will bear you up on their hands, so that even your foot may not strike a stone. 7 Jesus said to him, Again it is written, that you shall not try out the Lord your God. 8 Again the adversary took him to a very high mountain, and he showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. 9 And he said to him, All of these I will give to you, if you will fall down and worship me. 10 Then Jesus said to him, Go away, Satan, for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve. 11 Then the adversary left him alone; and behold the angels drew near and ministered unto him.

Luke 21:34

34 But take heed to yourselves, that your hearts may not become heavy by extravagance, and drunkenness, and worries of this world, and that day come suddenly upon you.

1 Corinthians 7:35

35 I am saying this for your own benefit; I am not trying to snare or put a yoke on you, but I exhort you to be perfect before the LORD, and faithful without distraction.

Luke 10:38-42

38 And it came to pass while they were journeying, he entered into a village; and a woman named Martha received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister whose name was Mary, and she came and sat at the feet of our Lord, and listened to his words. 40 But Martha was busy with many household cares, and she came and said to him, My Lord, you do not seem to care that my sister has left me to serve alone? tell her to help me. 41 Jesus answered and said to her, Martha, Martha, you are worried and excited about many things; 42 But one thing is more necessary; and Mary has chosen the good portion for herself, which shall not be taken away from her.

1 Corinthians 10:13

13 No other temptation has overtaken you but that which is common to man: but God is faithful; he will not suffer you to be tempted beyond that you are able; but will make your temptation to have a way of escape, so that you may be able to bear it.

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