101 verses on how to know what is the will of God

Here are 101 verses on God’s will for you. From God working in Old Testament saints to God’s will for you today. Please carefully read these and put them into practice in your life. It will be worth it now and forever. Because, “this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. But anyone who does what pleases God will live forever.” (1 John 2:17)

To rephrase Samuel Clemens, I am not as worried about things where I don’t understand the will of God as the things where I do understand the will of God
  1. So it was God who sent me here, not you! And he is the one who made me an adviser to Pharaoh—the manager of his entire palace and the governor of all Egypt. (Genesis 45:8)
  2. But Joseph replied, “Don’t be afraid of me. Am I God, that I can punish you? (Genesis 50:19)
  3. So the king paid no attention to the people. This turn of events was the will of God, for it fulfilled the Lord ’s message to Jeroboam son of Nebat through the prophet Ahijah from Shiloh. (2 Chronicles 10:15)
  4. But God had decided that this visit would be Ahaziah’s downfall. While he was there, Ahaziah went out with Joram to meet Jehu grandson of Nimshi, whom the Lord had appointed to destroy the dynasty of Ahab. (2 Chronicles 22:7)
  5. Even now the ax of God’s judgment is poised, ready to sever the roots of the trees. Yes, every tree that does not produce good fruit will be chopped down and thrown into the fire. (Matthew 3:10)
  6. God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, (Matthew 5:6) God blesses those who work for peace, (Matthew 5:9)
  7. I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not even the smallest detail of God’s law will disappear until its purpose is achieved. (Matthew 5:18) So if you ignore the least commandment and teach others to do the same, you will be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. But anyone who obeys God’s laws and teaches them will be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven. (Matthew 5:19) “But I warn you—unless your righteousness is better than the righteousness of the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven! (Matthew 5:20)
  8. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. (Matthew 6:33)
  9. But I will reply, ‘I never knew you. Get away from me, you who break God’s laws.’ (Matthew 7:23)
  10. Then he added, “Now go and learn the meaning of this Scripture: ‘I want you to show mercy, not offer sacrifices.’ For I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners.” (Matthew 9:13)
  11. I tell you the truth, the wicked cities of Sodom and Gomorrah will be better off than such a town on the judgment day. (Matthew 10:15)
  12. Then the righteous will shine like the sun in their Father’s Kingdom. Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand! (Matthew 13:43)
  13. That is the way it will be at the end of the world. The angels will come and separate the wicked people from the righteous, (Matthew 13:49)
  14. “Blind guides! What sorrow awaits you! For you say that it means nothing to swear ‘by God’s Temple,’ but that it is binding to swear ‘by the gold in the Temple.’ (Matthew 23:16) “What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you build tombs for the prophets your ancestors killed, and you decorate the monuments of the godly people your ancestors destroyed. (Matthew 23:29)
  15. “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God’s messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn’t let me. (Matthew 23:37)
  16. Sin will be rampant everywhere, and the love of many will grow cold. (Matthew 24:12)
  17. In fact, unless that time of calamity is shortened, not a single person will survive. But it will be shortened for the sake of God’s chosen ones. (Matthew 24:22) For false messiahs and false prophets will rise up and perform great signs and wonders so as to deceive, if possible, even God’s chosen ones. (Matthew 24:24)
  18. “Then these righteous ones will reply, ‘Lord, when did we ever see you hungry and feed you? Or thirsty and give you something to drink? (Matthew 25:37)
  19. “And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous will go into eternal life.” (Matthew 25:46)
  20. Anyone who does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.” (Mark 3:35)
  21. For there will be greater anguish in those days than at any time since God created the world. And it will never be so great again. (Mark 13:19) For false messiahs and false prophets will rise up and perform signs and wonders so as to deceive, if possible, even God’s chosen ones. (Mark 13:22)
  22. He will be a man with the spirit and power of Elijah. He will prepare the people for the coming of the Lord. He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and he will cause those who are rebellious to accept the wisdom of the godly.” (Luke 1:17)
  23. For the word of God will never fail. ” (Luke 1:37)
  24. Because of God’s tender mercy, (Luke 1:78)
  25. And then all people will see (Luke 3:6)
  26. Even now the ax of God’s judgment is poised, ready to sever the roots of the trees. Yes, every tree that does not produce good fruit will be chopped down and thrown into the fire.” (Luke 3:9)
  27. “As a result, this generation will be held responsible for the murder of all God’s prophets from the creation of the world— (Luke 11:50)
  28. “I tell you the truth, everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, the Son of Man will also acknowledge in the presence of God’s angels. (Luke 12:8) But anyone who denies me here on earth will be denied before God’s angels. (Luke 12:9)
  29. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and he will give you everything you need. (Luke 12:31)
  30. “Work hard to enter the narrow door to God’s Kingdom, for many will try to enter but will fail. (Luke 13:24)
  31. “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God’s messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn’t let me. (Luke 13:34)
  32. Then at the resurrection of the righteous, God will reward you for inviting those who could not repay you.” (Luke 14:14) Hearing this, a man sitting at the table with Jesus exclaimed, “What a blessing it will be to attend a banquet in the Kingdom of God!” (Luke 14:15)
  33. But that doesn’t mean that the law has lost its force. It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the smallest point of God’s law to be overturned. (Luke 16:17)
  34. I tell you, this sinner, not the Pharisee, returned home justified before God. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” (Luke 18:14)
  35. They will crush you into the ground, and your children with you. Your enemies will not leave a single stone in place, because you did not recognize it when God visited you. ” (Luke 19:44)
  36. And they will never die again. In this respect they will be like angels. They are children of God and children of the resurrection. (Luke 20:36)
  37. For those will be days of God’s vengeance, and the prophetic words of the Scriptures will be fulfilled. (Luke 21:22)
  38. They are reborn—not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God. (John 1:13)
  39. Then he said, “I tell you the truth, you will all see heaven open and the angels of God going up and down on the Son of Man, the one who is the stairway between heaven and earth. ” (John 1:51)
  40. Then his disciples remembered this prophecy from the Scriptures: “Passion for God’s house will consume me.” (John 2:17)
  41. And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life. Anyone who doesn’t obey the Son will never experience eternal life but remains under God’s angry judgment.” (John 3:36)
  42. Then Jesus explained: “My nourishment comes from doing the will of God, who sent me, and from finishing his work. (John 4:34)
  43. “And I assure you that the time is coming, indeed it’s here now, when the dead will hear my voice—the voice of the Son of God. And those who listen will live. (John 5:25)
  44. Don’t be so surprised! Indeed, the time is coming when all the dead in their graves will hear the voice of God’s Son, (John 5:28)
  45. For I have come down from heaven to do the will of God who sent me, not to do my own will. (John 6:38) And this is the will of God, that I should not lose even one of all those he has given me, but that I should raise them up at the last day. (John 6:39)
  46. Anyone who wants to do the will of God will know whether my teaching is from God or is merely my own. (John 7:17)
  47. We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, but he is ready to hear those who worship him and do his will. (John 9:31)
  48. For you will be expelled from the synagogues, and the time is coming when those who kill you will think they are doing a holy service for God. (John 16:2)
  49. And when he comes, he will convict the world of its sin, and of God’s righteousness, and of the coming judgment. (John 16:8)
  50. Righteousness is available because I go to the Father, and you will see me no more. (John 16:10)
  51. Then Moses said, ‘Anyone who will not listen to that Prophet will be completely cut off from God’s people.’ (Acts 3:23)
  52. The apostles testified powerfully to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God’s great blessing was upon them all. (Acts 4:33)
  53. Many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, and the two men urged them to continue to rely on the grace of God. (Acts 13:43)
  54. Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and declared, “It was necessary that we first preach the word of God to you Jews. But since you have rejected it and judged yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we will offer it to the Gentiles. (Acts 13:46)
  55. for I didn’t shrink from declaring all that God wants you to know. (Acts 20:27)
  56. “Then he told me, ‘The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will and to see the Righteous One and hear him speak. (Acts 22:14)
  57. I have the same hope in God that these men have, that he will raise both the righteous and the unrighteous. (Acts 24:15)
  58. As he reasoned with them about righteousness and self-control and the coming day of judgment, Felix became frightened. “Go away for now,” he replied. “When it is more convenient, I’ll call for you again.” (Acts 24:25)
  59. to open their eyes, so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God. Then they will receive forgiveness for their sins and be given a place among God’s people, who are set apart by faith in me.’ (Acts 26:18)
  60. So I want you to know that this salvation from God has also been offered to the Gentiles, and they will accept it.” (Acts 28:28)
  61. Through Christ, God has given us the privilege and authority as apostles to tell Gentiles everywhere what God has done for them, so that they will believe and obey him, bringing glory to his name. (Romans 1:5)
  62. I am writing to all of you in Rome who are loved by God and are called to be his own holy people. (Romans 1:7)
  63. This Good News tells us how God makes us right in his sight. This is accomplished from start to finish by faith. As the Scriptures say, “It is through faith that a righteous person has life.” (Romans 1:17)
  64. And we know that God, in his justice, will punish anyone who does such things. (Romans 2:2) Since you judge others for doing these things, why do you think you can avoid God’s judgment when you do the same things? (Romans 2:3)
  65. But because you are stubborn and refuse to turn from your sin, you are storing up terrible punishment for yourself. For a day of anger is coming, when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed. (Romans 2:5)
  66. When the Gentiles sin, they will be destroyed, even though they never had God’s written law. And the Jews, who do have God’s law, will be judged by that law when they fail to obey it. (Romans 2:12) For merely listening to the law doesn’t make us right with God. It is obeying the law that makes us right in his sight. (Romans 2:13)
  67. They demonstrate that God’s law is written in their hearts, for their own conscience and thoughts either accuse them or tell them they are doing right. (Romans 2:15)
  68. And if the Gentiles obey God’s law, won’t God declare them to be his own people? (Romans 2:26) In fact, uncircumcised Gentiles who keep God’s law will condemn you Jews who are circumcised and possess God’s law but don’t obey it. (Romans 2:27)
  69. No, a true Jew is one whose heart is right with God. And true circumcision is not merely obeying the letter of the law; rather, it is a change of heart produced by the Spirit. And a person with a changed heart seeks praise from God, not from people. (Romans 2:29)
  70. True, some of them were unfaithful; but just because they were unfaithful, does that mean God will be unfaithful? (Romans 3:3)
  71. For no one can ever be made right with God by doing what the law commands. The law simply shows us how sinful we are. (Romans 3:20)
  72. for our benefit, too, assuring us that God will also count us as righteous if we believe in him, the one who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead. (Romans 4:24) He was handed over to die because of our sins, and he was raised to life to make us right with God. (Romans 4:25)
  73. Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory. (Romans 5:2) And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love. (Romans 5:5)
  74. And since we have been made right in God’s sight by the blood of Christ, he will certainly save us from God’s condemnation. (Romans 5:9) For since our friendship with God was restored by the death of his Son while we were still his enemies, we will certainly be saved through the life of his Son. (Romans 5:10)
  75. For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to rule over many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and his gift of righteousness, for all who receive it will live in triumph over sin and death through this one man, Jesus Christ. (Romans 5:17) Because one person disobeyed God, many became sinners. But because one other person obeyed God, many will be made righteous. (Romans 5:19) So just as sin ruled over all people and brought them to death, now God’s wonderful grace rules instead, giving us right standing with God and resulting in eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Romans 5:21)
  76. And the Father who knows all hearts knows what the Spirit is saying, for the Spirit pleads for us believers in harmony with God’s own will. (Romans 8:27)
  77. Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. (Romans 12:2)
  78. Then, by the will of God, I will be able to come to you with a joyful heart, and we will be an encouragement to each other. (Romans 15:32)
  79. This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Sosthenes. (1 Corinthians 1:1)
  80. This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. (2 Corinthians 1:1)
  81. Now I am glad I sent it, not because it hurt you, but because the pain caused you to repent and change your ways. It was the kind of sorrow God wants his people to have, so you were not harmed by us in any way. (2 Corinthians 7:9) For the kind of sorrow God wants us to experience leads us away from sin and results in salvation. There’s no regret for that kind of sorrow. But worldly sorrow, which lacks repentance, results in spiritual death. (2 Corinthians 7:10)
  82. They even did more than we had hoped, for their first action was to give themselves to the Lord and to us, just as God wanted them to do. (2 Corinthians 8:5)
  83. Jesus gave his life for our sins, just as God our Father planned, in order to rescue us from this evil world in which we live. (Galatians 1:4)
  84. This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus. (Ephesians 1:1)
  85. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. (Ephesians 5:17)
  86. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. (Ephesians 6:6)
  87. This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. (Colossians 1:1)
  88. Epaphras, a member of your own fellowship and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. He always prays earnestly for you, asking God to make you strong and perfect, fully confident that you are following the whole will of God. (Colossians 4:12)
  89. God’s will is for you to be holy, so stay away from all sexual sin. (1 Thessalonians 4:3)
  90. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5:18)
  91. This letter is from Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus, appointed by the command of God our Savior and Christ Jesus, who gives us hope. (1 Timothy 1:1)
  92. This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus. I have been sent out to tell others about the life he has promised through faith in Christ Jesus. (2 Timothy 1:1)
  93. For God’s will was for us to be made holy by the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ, once for all time. (Hebrews 10:10)
  94. Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that he has promised. (Hebrews 10:36)
  95. It is God’s will that your honorable lives should silence those ignorant people who make foolish accusations against you. (1 Peter 2:15)
  96. Remember, it is better to suffer for doing good, if that is what God wants, than to suffer for doing wrong! (1 Peter 3:17)
  97. You won’t spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God. (1 Peter 4:2)
  98. That is why the Good News was preached to those who are now dead —so although they were destined to die like all people, they now live forever with God in the Spirit. (1 Peter 4:6)
  99. So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you. (1 Peter 4:19)
  100. Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly—not for what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God. (1 Peter 5:2)
  101. And this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. But anyone who does what pleases God will live forever. (1 John 2:17)

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