14 Bible Verses about Managing Time

Ephesians 5:16 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.

Psalm 90:12 ESV / 46 helpful votes

So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.

Colossians 4:5 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 25 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

James 1:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Ephesians 5:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 8 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 3:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:

James 4:13-17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

Psalm 103:15-17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more. But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children,

Revelation 12:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore, rejoice, O heavens and you who dwell in them! But woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you in great wrath, because he knows that his time is short!”

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