Our brains are truly incredible; as I wrote this post, my mind sang a song that I have not heard in 6 years.
The lyrics are pretty simple, but they are appropriate for this post.
I’m not ashamed of the one who saved my soul.
This fire inside of me is burning for your name;
I’m not ashamed!
Today we are finishing the alphabet of emotions with the letter Z: Zealous.
Zeal is “great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective.” As Christians, we are called to zealously glorify God and point others to Him.
1. Psalm 40:10
I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart;
I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation;
I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness
from the great congregation.
2. Romans 1:16
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
3. Romans 6:22
But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.
4. John 13:37
Peter said to him, “Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.”
5. Titus 2:14
who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
6. 2 Timothy 1:8
Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,
7. Mark 8:38
For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”
8. Joshua 24:15
And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
9. 1 Corinthians 14:12
So with yourselves, since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church.
10. I Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.