20 Bible Verses To Pray For God’s Will and Purpose
Today we will be dealing with 20 Bible Verses To Pray For God’s Will and Purpose.
Many people have lost the purpose of God for their lives. They are living below God’s standard and expectations for their lives. There is a method by which God operates, but as long as people keep choosing to do things in a worldly manner, they will never achieve the purpose of God for their lives.
For my thought are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD meaning that God’s ways of doing things is different from man’s ways. God does not think like man does. In fact, the Bible says His foolishness is wiser than men (1 Corinthians 1:25). You cannot achieve His purpose by trying to do things with worldly wisdom; you will end up missing it. Don’t try to copy others, copy the One who called you. Jesus achieved His purpose for coming to earth because He was focused.
For believers, young ministers of the gospel, don’t try to do things the way you’ve seen other popular ministers do things,your calling is not as theirs.For those who are teaching deep theology, at the end of the sermon, when you ask the people what they learnt, they would just say, “Oh, Pastor was on fire today”; there was no real change in the lives of people. My beloved, don’t follow the crowd. Hebrews 12:2 says, “Looking unto Jesus the author and the finisher of our faith.
We see some spiritual men of God, music ministers, who started well, singing great spiritual songs that attract the Spirit of God, but then they move on to those that will move the crowd and preach just to amuse the congregation and not to please God in their preaching, and if you notice, their ministries begin to go down from there on. Be wise; if you want to have a long-lasting impact and eventually fulfill you destiny, do everything God’s way and not the way the world does it.
20 Bible verses to pray for God’s will and purpose for our lives as believers have been collected below.
1. Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
2. 2 Timothy 3:16-17
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.
3. John 1:1-3
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
4. Ezekiel 12:1-10
The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, you dwell in the midst of a rebellious house, who have eyes to see, but see not, who have ears to hear, but hear not, for they are a rebellious house. As for you, son of man, prepare for yourself an exile’s baggage, and go into exile by day in their sight. You shall go like an exile from your place to another place in their sight. Perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house. You shall bring out your baggage by day in their sight, as baggage for exile, and you shall go out yourself at evening in their sight, as those do who must go into exile. In their sight dig through the wall, and bring your baggage out through it.
5. Proverbs 4:1-5
Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth.
6. Joshua 1:8
This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
7. Matthew 24:2
But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.
8. Psalm 119:1-10
Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes!
9. John 3:16-17
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
10. Matthew 4:4
But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.
11. Colossians 3:16
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
12. Isaiah 55:11
So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.
13. James 1:21
Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
14. John 8:31-32
So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.
15. Hebrews 1:3
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
16. Psalm 119:160
The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever.
17. Psalm 12:6
The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.
18. Proverbs 4:20-21
My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart.
19. Acts 2:41
So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
20. Jeremiah 23:29
Is not my word like fire, declares the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
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