60 Bible Verses About God’s Will

As a Christian, I want to obey God and His word. When looking for direction, we know we can find wisdom in The Bible. But finding a specific direction can be hard. That is why I want to share with you 60 Bible verses about God’s will. These verses share specific instructions we can follow.

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60 Bible Verses about God’s will

1 Peter 2:15 For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.

Gal 2:16 because we know that a man does not come into right standing with God by doing what the law commands, but by simple trust in Christ, we too have trusted in Christ Jesus, in order to come into right standing with God by simple trust in Christ and not by doing what the law commands, because by doing what the law commands no man can come into right standing with God.

Philippians 2:13 For it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

1 Thessalonians 4:3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality;

Psalm 40:8 I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart.”

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope

John 7:17 If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

James 4:15 Instead, you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.”

Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.

Bible verse about God's will. Psalm 143:10

1 John 5:14 This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

Hebrews 13:21 equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

John 6:40 For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day.”

Ephesians 1:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.

Ephesians 5:17 So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Proverbs 16:3 Commit your works to the Lord And your plans will be established.

Bible verse about God's will. John 6:40

Romans 8:28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Isaiah 55:8 “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.

Proverbs 16:4 The Lord has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.

Ephesians 1:11 also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,

1 Corinthians 12:18 But now God has placed the members, each one of them, in the body, just as He desired.

1 Corinthians 2:5 so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.

2 Timothy 1:9 who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,

Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.

1 Thessalonians 4:7 For God has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.

2 Timothy 1:9 who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,

Bible verse about God's will. 1 Corinthians 2:5

Philippians 2:2 make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.

Philippians 2:13 for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Philippians 2:16 holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.

Philippians 1:27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Isaiah 14:27 For the Lord of hosts has planned, and who can frustrate it? And as for His stretched-out hand, who can turn it back?”

Bible verse about God's will, Philippians 2:2

Romans 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.

Galatians 5:25 If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Luke 12:23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.

1 Peter 2:21 For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,

Bible verse about God's will. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Romans 14:7-8 for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s.

Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.

1 John 2:6 the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

Colossians 1:10 so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 John 4:16 We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

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Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Colossians 3:17 Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

Bible verse about God's will

1 Peter 1:14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,

James 1:27. “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. 

Rom 12:2 And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God’s will is–that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.

2 Cor 7:10 For, when sorrow is in accordance with God’s will, it results in a repentance leading to Salvation, and which will never be regretted. The sure result of the sorrow that the world knows is Death

2 Cor 7:11 For see what results that other sorrow–sorrow in accordance with God’s will–has had in your case. What earnestness it produced! what explanations! what strong feeling! what alarm! what longing! what eagerness! what readiness to punish! You have proved yourselves altogether free from guilt in that matter.

Bible verse about God's will. Colossians 3:17

Col 1:9 For this reason, since the day we heard about this, we have not stopped praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the full knowledge of God’s will with respect to all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Hebrews 10:10 By God’s will we have been sanctified once and for all through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus, the Messiah.

Hebrews 12:11 For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose].

1 Pet 2:15 For it is the will of God that by doing right you may silence (muzzle, gag) the [culpable] ignorance and irresponsible criticisms of foolish people.

1 Pet 4:19 Therefore, those who are ill-treated and suffer in accordance with the will of God must [continue to] do right and commit their souls [for safe-keeping] to the faithful Creator.

Bible verse about God's will, 1 Peter 1:14

Rev 2:5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place—unless you repent.

Matthew 7:21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.

Matt 15:4 For this is a commandment of God, “honour thy father and mother; and, he that curses father or mother, let him be punish’d with death.”

1 John 5:3 for this is the love of God, that His commands we may keep, and His commands are not burdensome;

Bible verses about God's will. Matthew 15:5

1 John 5:2 in this we know that we love the children of God, when we may love God, and His commands may keep;

Act 17:30 Therefore [although] God has overlooked the times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent

Deut 6:25 Righteousness will be ours if we are careful to follow every one of these commands before the Lord our God, as He has commanded us.’

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One response to “60 Bible Verses About God’s Will”

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    Veronica

    Hello my name is Veronica and I live in Canada. I am 61 years old and not to long ago my 11 year old granddaughter ask me what is God’s will. I have read the bible and had asked for God’s forgiveness and made Jesus Christ my lord and savior I was also baptized. Anyways I really didn’t give her a full summary of what God’s will really is . Today I was reading my bible and it was about doing God’s will so I googled it and well here I am. I am wondering if you’re still offering on line bible study because if you’re I am interested in your bible study. Thank you sincerely yours Veronica.

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