100 Bible Verses about Decisions

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

James 1:12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Revelation 2:10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.

2 John 1:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward.

2 Peter 3:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, take care that you are not carried away with the error of lawless people and lose your own stability.

Acts 14:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.

Revelation 3:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

I am coming soon. Hold fast what you have, so that no one may seize your crown.

James 1:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

2 Timothy 3:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it

Psalm 69:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Lord. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Romans 8:39 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Revelation 3:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.

2 Peter 1:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

James 1:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

Colossians 2:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him,

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Revelation 21:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my son.

1 Peter 5:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

Romans 2:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

To those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life;

Romans 1:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Psalm 119:125 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I am your servant; give me understanding, that I may know your testimonies!

Psalm 86:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.

Revelation 20:11-15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done. Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

Revelation 3:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Because you have kept my word about patient endurance, I will keep you from the hour of trial that is coming on the whole world, to try those who dwell on the earth.

Revelation 2:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, with a new name written on the stone that no one knows except the one who receives it.’

2 Peter 1:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.

1 Peter 1:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Proverbs 16:1-33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. ...

Proverbs 15:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.

Psalm 143:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And in your steadfast love you will cut off my enemies, and you will destroy all the adversaries of my soul, for I am your servant.

Revelation 22:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy.”

Hebrews 10:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 3:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For we have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end.

Titus 1:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

2 Timothy 4:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

2 Timothy 1:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

By the Holy Spirit who dwells within us, guard the good deposit entrusted to you.

Colossians 1:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

If indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister.

Ephesians 6:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

John 15:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

Leviticus 27:28 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“But no devoted thing that a man devotes to the Lord, of anything that he has, whether man or beast, or of his inherited field, shall be sold or redeemed; every devoted thing is most holy to the Lord.

Revelation 15:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I saw what appeared to be a sea of glass mingled with fire—and also those who had conquered the beast and its image and the number of its name, standing beside the sea of glass with harps of God in their hands.

Revelation 3:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The one who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God. Never shall he go out of it, and I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down from my God out of heaven, and my own new name.

Revelation 3:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels.

Revelation 3:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy.

Revelation 2:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The one who conquers and who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority over the nations,

Revelation 2:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Only hold fast what you have until I come.

Revelation 2:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who conquers will not be hurt by the second death.’

Revelation 2:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.

Revelation 2:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false.

Jude 1:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.

Jude 1:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,

1 John 2:28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.

1 John 2:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Hebrews 13:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not be led away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, which have not benefited those devoted to them.

Hebrews 11:24-26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.

Hebrews 11:17-19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son, of whom it was said, “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” He considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figuratively speaking, he did receive him back.

Hebrews 11:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.

Hebrews 11:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 11:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God.

Hebrews 11:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks.

Hebrews 4:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

Hebrews 3:6-8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But Christ is faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope. Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness,

Hebrews 3:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later,

Titus 1:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

2 Timothy 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing.

2 Timothy 2:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 1:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Follow the pattern of the sound words that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:11-14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who in his testimony before Pontius Pilate made the good confession, to keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Thessalonians 3:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.

2 Thessalonians 2:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word.

2 Thessalonians 2:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by our spoken word or by our letter.

1 Thessalonians 3:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For now we live, if you are standing fast in the Lord.

Colossians 2:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Colossians 2:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ.

Philippians 4:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.

Philippians 1:1-30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. ...

Ephesians 5:15-16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 4:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes.

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Romans 11:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

Acts 26:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And now I stand here on trial because of my hope in the promise made by God to our fathers,

Acts 13:43 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, urged them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 11:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When he came and saw the grace of God, he was glad, and he exhorted them all to remain faithful to the Lord with steadfast purpose,

Acts 9:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he spoke and disputed against the Hellenists. But they were seeking to kill him.

Acts 2:42 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

John 15:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

John 15:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.

John 11:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

She said to him, “Yes, Lord; I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who is coming into the world.”

John 8:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples,

John 6:69 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God.”

John 6:68 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life,

John 1:49 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Nathanael answered him, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!”

Luke 18:28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Peter said, “See, we have left our homes and followed you.”

Luke 12:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man also will acknowledge before the angels of God,

Luke 9:62 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”

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