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What does the Bible say about being set apart? The Bible teaches that those who accept Christ as Lord and Savior are set apart for God's purpose. The following Bible verses illustrate how we need to live in obedience. We are called to follow God's teachings and serve in His kingdom. It is our responsibility to be faithful and obedient so we can discover God's plan for us.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.
1 Peter 1:15-16
But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations."
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.
But I said to you, "You will possess their land; I will give it to you as an inheritance, a land flowing with milk and honey." I am the LORD your God, who has set you apart from the nations.
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God-this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will.
While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
You are to be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own.
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God-
In this way you are to set the Levites apart from the other Israelites, and the Levites will be mine.
But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased
Do not bring a detestable thing into your house or you, like it, will be set apart for destruction. Utterly abhor and detest it, for it is set apart for destruction.
Such a high priest meets our need-one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens.
You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.
At that time the LORD set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister and to pronounce blessings in his name, as they still do today.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
So he told her everything. "No razor has ever been used on my head," he said, "because I have been a Nazirite set apart to God since birth. If my head were shaved, my strength would leave me, and I would become as weak as any other man."
1 Corinthians 3:16-17
Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you? 17If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is sacred, and you are that temple.
But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever- do not abandon the works of your hands.
1 Peter 2:4-5
As you come to him, the living Stone-rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him- you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
1 Chronicles 23:13
The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses. Aaron was set apart, he and his descendants forever, to consecrate the most holy things, to offer sacrifices before the LORD, to minister before him and to pronounce blessings in his name forever.
Know that the LORD has set apart the godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call to him.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.