100 Bible Verses about Overcoming The World

John 16:33 ESV / 409 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 5:4 ESV / 336 helpful votes

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

1 John 4:4 ESV / 259 helpful votes

Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:5 ESV / 220 helpful votes

Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

1 John 5:4-5 ESV / 215 helpful votes

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Revelation 3:21 ESV / 201 helpful votes

The one who conquers, I will grant him to sit with me on my throne, as I also conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 135 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.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 132 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.

1 John 3:9 ESV / 130 helpful votes

No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God.

Revelation 12:11 ESV / 125 helpful votes

And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death.

James 4:7 ESV / 125 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Romans 8:37 ESV / 122 helpful votes

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 118 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Revelation 2:26 ESV / 106 helpful votes

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

John 14:27 ESV / 104 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.

Psalm 27:1-14 ESV / 101 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident. One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple. For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. ...

1 John 2:13 ESV / 94 helpful votes

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.

1 Corinthians 15:57 ESV / 91 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 2:7 ESV / 84 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.’

Revelation 3:12 ESV / 83 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 2:11 ESV / 83 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 3:5 ESV / 82 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.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 82 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

1 John 4:1-21 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already. Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world listens to them. ...

Revelation 2:17 ESV / 78 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.’

1 John 5:1 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 78 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:21 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

John 16:32 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me.

1 John 5:18 ESV / 66 helpful votes

We know that everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 Timothy 6:12 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 64 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 62 helpful votes

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Revelation 21:7 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

John 1:5 ESV / 61 helpful votes

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

John 3:3 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

John 16:1-33 ESV / 55 helpful votes

“I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. “I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ ...

Romans 12:2 ESV / 54 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.

John 12:31 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

John 17:1 ESV / 50 helpful votes

When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you,

1 John 2:29 ESV / 48 helpful votes

If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 48 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,

Romans 5:1-2 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Mark 7:28 ESV / 48 helpful votes

But she answered him, “Yes, Lord; yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs.”

Mark 7:26 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Now the woman was a Gentile, a Syrophoenician by birth. And she begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 47 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,

1 John 1:9 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 47 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Luke 18:1 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 46 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.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 46 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

John 3:16 ESV / 45 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.

Matthew 15:23 ESV / 45 helpful votes

But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came and begged him, saying, “Send her away, for she is crying out after us.”

Psalm 3:3 ESV / 45 helpful votes

But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.

1 John 5:3 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

2 Timothy 2:23-24 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels. And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil,

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

James 1:19-21 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Galatians 1:4 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

2 Timothy 3:12 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

Proverbs 17:27 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

John 3:36 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 36 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. 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 35 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.

1 John 2:11 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

1 John 5:19 ESV / 33 helpful votes

We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

1 John 2:15 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

2 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

James 1:2-4 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:7 ESV / 30 helpful votes

For there are three that testify:

James 1:20 ESV / 30 helpful votes

For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

John 17:1-26 ESV / 30 helpful votes

When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. And now, Father, glorify me in your own presence with the glory that I had with you before the world existed. ...

1 John 2:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

John 15:1-27 ESV / 29 helpful votes

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. 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. 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. ...

1 John 5:1-21 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? ...

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Luke 22:40 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And when he came to the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.”

Isaiah 51:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“I, I am he who comforts you; who are you that you are afraid of man who dies, of the son of man who is made like grass,

1 John 5:16 ESV / 21 helpful votes

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and God will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is sin that leads to death; I do not say that one should pray for that.

Psalm 35:1-28 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Of David. Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me! Take hold of shield and buckler and rise for my help! Draw the spear and javelin against my pursuers! Say to my soul, “I am your salvation!” Let them be put to shame and dishonor who seek after my life! Let them be turned back and disappointed who devise evil against me! Let them be like chaff before the wind, with the angel of the Lord driving them away! ...

1 John 4:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

1 John 5:13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.

1 John 5:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

Romans 7:1-25 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Or do you not know, brothers—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only as long as he lives? For a married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage. Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man she is not an adulteress. Likewise, my brothers, you also have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God. For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. ...

1 John 3:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.

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