Bible Verses about Being Busy, Busyness, Being Too Busy, Busy Schedules, & Busy Lives – Bible Verses about Being Too Busy for God
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Martha’s busyness in Luke 10:38-42 is a great example of being too busy for God – while doing a good thing! Dear Friends, a good idea is not necessarily always a God idea. Martha was so busy serving that she inadvertently became too busy for God in the flesh (i.e. Jesus). That day, Martha allowed good things to distract her from great things. May God help us to continually discern what is truly important at each point in our lives.
See also: Bible Verses about Discernment; Commit Everything To God.
Luke 10:38-42, ESV Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me.” But the Lord answered her,” Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”
May our daily lives make a positive impact on those around us, starting with our family members and those closest to us. May our schedules continually glorify God and shame the enemy. May we never be too busy for God!
God doesn’t want us to burn the candle at both ends – God wants us to have time to rest!
Psalm 127:2, ESV It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Bible Verses for when you can’t sleep
Matthew 6:33, NIV But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Related: Make Jesus your first priority
Think twice before committing to something – First Pause, Consider & PRAY!
Proverbs 20:25, ESV It is a trap to dedicate something rashly and only later to consider one’s vows.
Bible Verses about Agreements, Making Promises
Trust God with your schedule, making the most of every opportunity.
Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Bible Verses about Trusting God
Ephesians 5:15-17, NIV Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. (Amen!)
Bible Verses about Saying Yes to God
Romans 12:2, ESV Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Bible Verses about God’s Will, Trusting God’s Plan
Don’t underestimate the value of wisdom – wisdom is a HUGE time saver and success maker!
Ecclesiastes 10:10, NLT Using a dull ax requires great strength, so sharpen the blade. That’s the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed.
James 1:5, NLT If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.
Proverbs 2:6, ESV For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; Examples of Wisdom in the Bible & in Everyday Life
Isaiah 55:6, ESV Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near;
Proverbs 8:17, ESV I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.
Bible Verses about Seeking God, Finding God
More Thought Provoking Bible Verses about Being Too Busy
Haggai 1:5-9, NIV Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with holes in it.” This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. Go up into the mountains and bring down timber and build my house, so that I may take pleasure in it and be honored,” says the LORD. “You expected much, but see, it turned out to be little. What you brought home, I blew away. Why?” declares the LORD Almighty. “Because of my house, which remains a ruin, while each of you is busy with your own house.
Matthew 11:28-30, ESV Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
Philippians 4:6-7, NIV Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Jeremiah 29:11, NIV For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
1 Corinthians 10:31, ESV So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
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Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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