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Popular Bible Verses about Opportunity

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Galatians 5:13

Bible Rank: 533

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another humbly in love. NIV

For you, brethren, were [indeed] called to freedom; only [do not let your] freedom be an incentive to your flesh and an opportunity or excuse [for selfishness], but through love you should serve one another. AMP

For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another. KJV


2 Timothy 4:2

Bible Rank: 762

Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage – with great patience and careful instruction. NIV

Herald and preach the Word! Keep your sense of urgency [stand by, be at hand and ready], whether the opportunity seems to be favorable or unfavorable. [Whether it is convenient or inconvenient, whether it is welcome or unwelcome, you as preacher of the Word are to show people in what way their lives are wrong.] And convince them, rebuking and correcting, warning and urging and encouraging them, being unflagging and inexhaustible in patience and teaching. AMP

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. KJV


Hebrews 4:6

Bible Rank: 1,235

Therefore since it still remains for some to enter that rest, and since those who formerly had the good news proclaimed to them did not go in because of their disobedience NIV

Seeing then that the promise remains over [from past times] for some to enter that rest, and that those who formerly were given the good news about it and the opportunity, failed to appropriate it and did not enter because of disobedience AMP

Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief: KJV


Galatians 6:10

Bible Rank: 1,380

Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers. NIV

So then, as occasion and opportunity open up to us, let us do good [morally] to all people [not only being useful or profitable to them, but also doing what is for their spiritual good and advantage]. Be mindful to be a blessing, especially to those of the household of faith [those who belong to God's family with you, the believers]. AMP

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. KJV


2 Corinthians 11:12

Bible Rank: 1,427

And I will keep on doing what I am doing in order to cut the ground from under those who want an opportunity to be considered equal with us in the things they boast about. NIV

But what I do, I will continue to do, [for I am determined to maintain this independence] in order to cut off the claim of those who would like [to find an occasion and incentive] to claim that in their boasted [mission] they work on the same terms that we do. AMP

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we. KJV


Philippians 4:10

Bible Rank: 2,025

I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. NIV

I was made very happy in the Lord that now you have revived your interest in my welfare after so long a time; you were indeed thinking of me, but you had no opportunity to show it. AMP

But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me hath flourished again; wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity. KJV


Colossians 4:5

Bible Rank: 2,292

Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. NIV

Behave yourselves wisely [living prudently and with discretion] in your relations with those of the outside world (the non-Christians), making the very most of the time and seizing (buying up) the opportunity. AMP

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. KJV


Hebrews 11:15

Bible Rank: 2,504

If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return. NIV

If they had been thinking with [homesick] remembrance of that country from which they were emigrants, they would have found constant opportunity to return to it. AMP

And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned. KJV


Hebrews 4:7

Bible Rank: 2,838

God again set a certain day, calling it "Today." This he did when a long time later he spoke through David, as in the passage already quoted: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts." NIV

Again He sets a definite day, [a new] Today, [and gives another opportunity of securing that rest] saying through David after so long a time in the words already quoted, Today, if you would hear His voice and when you hear it, do not harden your hearts. [Ps. 95:7, 8.] AMP

Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. KJV


Romans 7:11

Bible Rank: 3,588

For sin, seizing the opportunity afforded by the commandment, deceived me, and through the commandment put me to death. NIV

For sin, seizing the opportunity and getting a hold on me [by taking its incentive] from the commandment, beguiled and entrapped and cheated me, and using it [as a weapon], killed me. AMP

For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me. KJV


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