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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Self-Denial

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  • Christ set an example of
    Matthew 4:8-10; 8:20; John 6:38; Romans 15:3; Philippians 2:6-8

  • A test of devotedness to Christ
    Matthew 10:37,38; Luke 9:23,24

  • NECESSARY
    • In following Christ
      Luke 14:27-33
    • In the warfare of saints
      2 Timothy 2:4
    • To the triumph of saints
      1 Corinthians 9:25-27

  • Ministers especially called to exercise
    2 Corinthians 6:4,5

  • SHOULD BE EXERCISED IN
    • Denying ungodliness and worldly lusts
      Romans 6:12; Titus 2:12
    • Controlling the appetite
      Proverbs 23:2
    • Abstaining from fleshly lusts
      1 Peter 2:11
    • No longer living to lusts of men
      1 Peter 4:2
    • Mortifying sinful lusts
      Mark 9:43; Colossians 3:5
    • Mortifying deeds of the body
      Romans 8:13
    • Not pleasing ourselves
      Romans 15:1-3
    • Not seeking out own profit
      1 Corinthians 10:24,33; 13:5; Philippians 2:4
    • Preferring the profit of others
      Romans 14:20,21; 1 Corinthians 10:24,33
    • Assisting others
      Luke 3:11
    • Even lawful things
      1 Corinthians 10:23
    • Forsaking all
      Luke 14:33
    • Taking up the cross and following Christ
      Matthew 10:38; 16:24
    • Crucifying the flesh
      Galatians 5:24
    • Being crucified with Christ
      Romans 6:6
    • Being crucified to the world
      Galatians 6:14
    • Putting off the old man which is corrupt
      Ephesians 4:22; Colossians 3:9
    • Preferring Christ to all earthly relations
      Matthew 8:21,22; Luke 14:26

  • Becomes strangers and pilgrims
    Hebrews 11:13-15; 1 Peter 2:11

  • Danger of neglecting
    Matthew 16:25,26; 1 Corinthians 9:27

  • Reward of
    Matthew 19:28,29; Romans 8:13

  • Happy result
    2 Peter 1:4

  • Exemplified
    • Abraham
      Genesis 13:9; Hebrews 11:8,9
    • Widow of Zarephath
      1 Kings 17:12-15
    • Esther
      Esther 4:16
    • Rechabites
      Jeremiah 35:6,7
    • Daniel
      Daniel 1:8-16
    • Apostles
      Matthew 19:27
    • Simon, Andrew, James, and John
      Mark 1:16-20
    • Poor Widow
      Luke 21:4
    • The Christians
      Acts 2:45; 4:34
    • Barnabas
      Acts 4:36,37
    • Paul
      Acts 20:24; 1 Corinthians 9:19,27
    • Moses
      Hebrews 11:24,25

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Self-Denial'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/s/self-denial.html. 1897.

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