100 Bible Verses about Gods Goodness

Psalm 34:8 ESV / 433 helpful votes

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

Romans 8:28 ESV / 413 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 2:4 ESV / 394 helpful votes

Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

Psalm 31:19 ESV / 362 helpful votes

Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!

Exodus 33:19 ESV / 333 helpful votes

And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The Lord.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.

Psalm 23:6 ESV / 332 helpful votes

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Psalm 84:11 ESV / 328 helpful votes

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

James 1:17 ESV / 297 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Psalm 145:9 ESV / 275 helpful votes

The Lord is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 273 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Psalm 119:68 ESV / 238 helpful votes

You are good and do good; teach me your statutes.

John 3:16 ESV / 231 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 107:1 ESV / 227 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

1 Timothy 4:4 ESV / 224 helpful votes

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 219 helpful votes

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.

Psalm 27:13 ESV / 217 helpful votes

I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 209 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Mark 10:18 ESV / 207 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 203 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Genesis 1:4 ESV / 201 helpful votes

And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 195 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Exodus 34:6 ESV / 193 helpful votes

The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,

Romans 11:22 ESV / 192 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.

Genesis 1:31 ESV / 172 helpful votes

And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

1 Peter 2:3 ESV / 165 helpful votes

If indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 163 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 163 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Psalm 86:5 ESV / 163 helpful votes

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 163 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Matthew 7:11 ESV / 160 helpful votes

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 158 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Hosea 3:5 ESV / 158 helpful votes

Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the Lord their God, and David their king, and they shall come in fear to the Lord and to his goodness in the latter days.

Acts 10:38 ESV / 153 helpful votes

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 150 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Psalm 65:4 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Blessed is the one you choose and bring near, to dwell in your courts! We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple!

1 Chronicles 16:34 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

Psalm 106:1 ESV / 148 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 147 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 15:14 ESV / 145 helpful votes

I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another.

Genesis 1:10 ESV / 145 helpful votes

God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.

Psalm 52:1 ESV / 143 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Maskil of David, when Doeg, the Edomite, came and told Saul, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.” Why do you boast of evil, O mighty man? The steadfast love of God endures all the day.

Ephesians 5:9 ESV / 142 helpful votes

(for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),

Psalm 100:5 ESV / 141 helpful votes

For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 140 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 135 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Matthew 5:45 ESV / 134 helpful votes

So that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

Exodus 34:5-7 ESV / 134 helpful votes

The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 133 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV / 132 helpful votes

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 132 helpful votes

“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.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 131 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Matthew 19:17 ESV / 127 helpful votes

And he said to him, “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you would enter life, keep the commandments.”

2 Peter 1:3 ESV / 126 helpful votes

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 124 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Exodus 34:6-7 ESV / 123 helpful votes

The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

Matthew 12:35 ESV / 121 helpful votes

The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil.

Psalm 33:5 ESV / 121 helpful votes

He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 120 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 19:16-17 ESV / 119 helpful votes

And behold, a man came up to him, saying, “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?” And he said to him, “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you would enter life, keep the commandments.”

Psalm 25:7 ESV / 118 helpful votes

Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of your goodness, O Lord!

2 Peter 1:5 ESV / 117 helpful votes

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge,

James 3:13 ESV / 117 helpful votes

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 117 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; ...

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 115 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 109 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 109 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Acts 2:38 ESV / 108 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 107 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 105 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Revelation 21:3 ESV / 104 helpful votes

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

John 10:10 ESV / 104 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 16:33 ESV / 103 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

1 John 1:5 ESV / 100 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Titus 3:8-10 ESV / 100 helpful votes

The saying is trustworthy, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed in God may be careful to devote themselves to good works. These things are excellent and profitable for people. But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless. As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him,

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 98 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 97 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Luke 6:35 ESV / 97 helpful votes

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

Psalm 69:16 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Answer me, O Lord, for your steadfast love is good; according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 95 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Genesis 50:20 ESV / 93 helpful votes

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

Acts 14:17 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good by giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness.”

Psalm 73:1-28 ESV / 92 helpful votes

A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For they have no pangs until death; their bodies are fat and sleek. They are not in trouble as others are; they are not stricken like the rest of mankind. ...

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 91 helpful votes

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

John 14:27 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

1 Thessalonians 5:23-28 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it. Brothers, pray for us. Greet all the brothers with a holy kiss. I put you under oath before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers. ...

Mark 1:15 ESV / 81 helpful votes

And saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”

Psalm 2:1-12 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.” He who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord holds them in derision. Then he will speak to them in his wrath, and terrify them in his fury, saying, ...

Romans 10:9 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

2 Peter 1:4 ESV / 76 helpful votes

By which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.

Romans 1:1 ESV / 75 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

Psalm 103:8 ESV / 73 helpful votes

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

Luke 11:13 ESV / 70 helpful votes

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

Psalm 16:2 ESV / 69 helpful votes

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.”

Lamentations 3:25 ESV / 68 helpful votes

The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.

Psalm 135:3 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant!

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 65 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

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