79 Bible Verses about Past

Isaiah 43:18 ESV / 81 helpful votes

“Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old.

Isaiah 43:18-19 ESV / 75 helpful votes

“Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

1 John 1:9 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Philippians 3:12-14 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Luke 9:62 ESV / 31 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.”

James 4:7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Psalm 71:20 ESV / 26 helpful votes

You who have made me see many troubles and calamities will revive me again; from the depths of the earth you will bring me up again.

Philippians 3:13-14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Isaiah 42:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth I tell you of them.”

Hebrews 8:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”

Acts 3:19-21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Christ appointed for you, Jesus, whom heaven must receive until the time for restoring all the things about which God spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets long ago.

Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Isaiah 43:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 10 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.

Hebrews 13:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 9 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.

John 8:36 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Philippians 3:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

Galatians 1:4 ESV / 7 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,

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 7 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.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Micah 7:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 7 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.

Proverbs 4:25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Hebrews 10:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then he adds, “I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.”

Philippians 3:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 6 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.

Matthew 6:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Revelation 20:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 5 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,

James 5:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Hebrews 13:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

John 10:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

John 8:32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Luke 8:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy. But these have no root; they believe for a while, and in time of testing fall away.

Habakkuk 3:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

O Lord, I have heard the report of you, and your work, O Lord, do I fear. In the midst of the years revive it; in the midst of the years make it known; in wrath remember mercy.

Isaiah 65:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind.

Isaiah 46:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me,

Ecclesiastes 3:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

That which is, already has been; that which is to be, already has been; and God seeks what has been driven away.

Psalm 103:12-13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.

Psalm 77:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old.

Hebrews 3:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession,

John 14:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Matthew 24:36 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

Isaiah 61:1-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn; to grant to those who mourn in Zion— to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; that they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified.

Isaiah 40:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Whom did he consult, and who made him understand? Who taught him the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?

Psalm 32:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Romans 15:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 3 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.

Romans 8:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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.

Acts 17:30-31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

Matthew 24:42 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 43:16-19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings forth chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.

Isaiah 42:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the end of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that fills it, the coastlands and their inhabitants.

Proverbs 4:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching.

Psalm 103:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Genesis 41:51 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh. “For,” he said, “God has made me forget all my hardship and all my father's house.”

1 John 3:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV / 2 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, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

2 Timothy 4:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Galatians 2:20-21 ESV / 2 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. I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.

Romans 13:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.

Romans 6:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.

John 8:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them.

Luke 21:36 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Psalm 25:7 ESV / 2 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!

Genesis 19:1-38 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed himself with his face to the earth and said, “My lords, please turn aside to your servant's house and spend the night and wash your feet. Then you may rise up early and go on your way.” They said, “No; we will spend the night in the town square.” But he pressed them strongly; so they turned aside to him and entered his house. And he made them a feast and baked unleavened bread, and they ate. But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house. And they called to Lot, “Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us, that we may know them.” ...

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