Bible Study Topic: Resignation

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Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire before the LORD, contrary to his command.
So fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD.
Moses then said to Aaron, "This is what the LORD spoke of when he said: " 'Among those who approach me I will show myself holy; in the sight of all the people I will be honored.' " Aaron remained silent.
Leviticus Chapter 10: Verses 1 - 3

But the Israelites said to the LORD, "We have sinned. Do with us whatever you think best, but please rescue us now."
Judges Chapter 10: Verse 15

So Samuel told him everything, hiding nothing from him. Then Eli said, "He is the LORD; let him do what is good in his eyes."
1 Samuel Chapter 3: Verse 18

But now that he is dead, why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."
2 Samuel Chapter 12: Verse 23

But if he says, 'I am not pleased with you,' then I am ready; let him do to me whatever seems good to him."
2 Samuel Chapter 15: Verse 26

But the king said, "What do you and I have in common, you sons of Zeruiah? If he is cursing because the LORD said to him, 'Curse David,' who can ask, 'Why do you do this?' "
David then said to Abishai and all his officials, "My son, who is of my own flesh, is trying to take my life. How much more, then, this Benjamite! Leave him alone; let him curse, for the LORD has told him to.
2 Samuel Chapter 16: Verses 10 - 11

David said to Gad, "I am in deep distress. Let us fall into the hands of the LORD, for his mercy is great; but do not let me fall into the hands of men."
2 Samuel Chapter 24: Verse 14

Run to meet her and ask her, 'Are you all right? Is your husband all right? Is your child all right?' " "Everything is all right," she said.
2 Kings Chapter 4: Verse 26

"The word of the LORD you have spoken is good," Hezekiah replied. For he thought, "Will there not be peace and security in my lifetime?"
2 Kings Chapter 20: Verse 19

In all that has happened to us, you have been just; you have acted faithfully, while we did wrong.
Nehemiah Chapter 9: Verse 33

"Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish."
Esther Chapter 4: Verse 16

One day when Job's sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the oldest brother's house,
a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys were grazing nearby,
and the Sabeans attacked and carried them off. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!"
While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, "The fire of God fell from the sky and burned up the sheep and the servants, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!"
While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three raiding parties and swept down on your camels and carried them off. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!"
While he was still speaking, yet another messenger came and said, "Your sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the oldest brother's house,
when suddenly a mighty wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on them and they are dead, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!"
At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship
and said: "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised."
Job Chapter 1: Verses 13 - 21

His wife said to him, "Are you still holding on to your integrity? Curse God and die!"
He replied, "You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?" In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. Job's Three Friends
Job Chapter 2: Verses 9 - 10

"Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
Job Chapter 5: Verse 17

"Suppose a man says to God, 'I am guilty but will offend no more.
Job Chapter 34: Verse 31

In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.
Psalms Chapter 4: Verse 4

I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for you are the one who has done this.
Psalms Chapter 39: Verse 9

"Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
Psalms Chapter 46: Verse 10

he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.
Psalms Chapter 103: Verse 10

I know, O LORD, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
Psalms Chapter 119: Verse 75

My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke,
Proverbs Chapter 3: Verse 11

A man's spirit sustains him in sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear?
Proverbs Chapter 18: Verse 14

Woe to me because of my injury! My wound is incurable! Yet I said to myself, "This is my sickness, and I must endure it."
Jeremiah Chapter 10: Verse 19

You who have escaped the sword, leave and do not linger! Remember the LORD in a distant land, and think on Jerusalem."
Jeremiah Chapter 51: Verse 50

"The LORD is righteous, yet I rebelled against his command. Listen, all you peoples; look upon my suffering. My young men and maidens have gone into exile.
Lamentations Chapter 1: Verse 18

Why should any living man complain when punished for his sins?
Lamentations Chapter 3: Verse 39

The LORD did not hesitate to bring the disaster upon us, for the LORD our God is righteous in everything he does; yet we have not obeyed him.
Daniel Chapter 9: Verse 14

Listen! The LORD is calling to the city, and to fear your name is wisdom, "Heed the rod and the One who appointed it.
Micah Chapter 6: Verse 9

Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the LORD's wrath, until he pleads my case and establishes my right. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness.
Micah Chapter 7: Verse 9

your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Matthew Chapter 6: Verse 10

Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, "My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will."
Matthew Chapter 26: Verse 39

By standing firm you will gain life.
Luke Chapter 21: Verse 19

But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence?
We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong."
Luke Chapter 23: Verses 40 - 41

Jesus commanded Peter, "Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?"Jesus Taken to Annas
John Chapter 18: Verse 11

While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."
Then he fell on his knees and cried out, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them." When he had said this, he fell asleep.
Acts Chapter 7: Verses 59 - 60

When he would not be dissuaded, we gave up and said, "The Lord's will be done."
Acts Chapter 21: Verse 14

Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
perseverance, character; and character, hope.
And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
Romans Chapter 5: Verses 3 - 5

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 12

known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed;
sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
2 Corinthians Chapter 6: Verses 9 - 10

I have great confidence in you; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
2 Corinthians Chapter 7: Verse 4

I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know!
I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far;
but it is more necessary for you that I remain in the body.
Philippians Chapter 1: Verses 20 - 24

Do everything without complaining or arguing,
Philippians Chapter 2: Verse 14

I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
Philippians Chapter 4: Verses 11 - 13

being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and joyfully
Colossians Chapter 1: Verse 11

so that no one would be unsettled by these trials. You know quite well that we were destined for them.
1 Thessalonians Chapter 3: Verse 3

Therefore, among God's churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.
2 Thessalonians Chapter 1: Verse 4

Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy Chapter 2: Verse 3

But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure.
2 Timothy Chapter 4: Verses 5 - 6

You sympathized with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, because you knew that you yourselves had better and lasting possessions.
Hebrews Chapter 10: Verse 34

Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.
And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you,
Hebrews Chapter 12: Verses 3 - 5

Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live!
Hebrews Chapter 12: Verse 9

The brother in humble circumstances ought to take pride in his high position.
But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position, because he will pass away like a wild flower.
James Chapter 1: Verses 9 - 10

Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
James Chapter 4: Verse 7

As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job's perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
James Chapter 5: Verse 11

Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise.
James Chapter 5: Verse 13

In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.
1 Peter Chapter 1: Verse 6

Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you.
But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
1 Peter Chapter 4: Verses 12 - 13

So then, those who suffer according to God's will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.
1 Peter Chapter 4: Verse 19

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