100 Bible Verses about Will Of God

Romans 12:2 ESV / 1,067 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.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV / 966 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 2:15 ESV / 718 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people.

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV / 668 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality;

Matthew 6:10 ESV / 502 helpful votes

Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Ephesians 5:17 ESV / 453 helpful votes

Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Hebrews 13:20-21 ESV / 439 helpful votes

Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

John 7:17 ESV / 401 helpful votes

If anyone's will is to do God's will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority.

1 John 2:16-17 ESV / 400 helpful votes

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 399 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?

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 397 helpful votes

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

1 John 1:9 ESV / 392 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11-13 ESV / 387 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. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

John 3:16 ESV / 386 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.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 381 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 360 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

John 6:38-40 ESV / 359 helpful votes

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me. And this is the will of him who sent me, that I should lose nothing of all that he has given me, but raise it up on the last day. For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.”

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 355 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.

Hebrews 10:36 ESV / 351 helpful votes

For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised.

James 4:15 ESV / 340 helpful votes

Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.”

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 321 helpful votes

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 320 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.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 319 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 310 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:8 ESV / 308 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 308 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 308 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. ...

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 307 helpful votes

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

1 John 2:17 ESV / 299 helpful votes

And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 282 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.

James 1:5 ESV / 280 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.

Mark 3:35 ESV / 273 helpful votes

For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother.”

Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 270 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

Psalm 143:10 ESV / 269 helpful votes

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!

Romans 12:1 ESV / 261 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.

Proverbs 19:21 ESV / 257 helpful votes

Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 250 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 249 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:17 ESV / 247 helpful votes

For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will, than for doing evil.

1 Peter 4:19 ESV / 242 helpful votes

Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 240 helpful votes

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

Psalm 40:8 ESV / 239 helpful votes

I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.”

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 237 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:27 ESV / 233 helpful votes

And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 ESV / 232 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;

Matthew 6:9-13 ESV / 232 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

John 1:12 ESV / 227 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

John 1:1 ESV / 226 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Ephesians 5:15-20 ESV / 217 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. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, ...

John 6:40 ESV / 206 helpful votes

For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.”

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 205 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Luke 9:23 ESV / 199 helpful votes

And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

John 14:6 ESV / 196 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.

John 5:30 ESV / 194 helpful votes

“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 193 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.

John 9:31 ESV / 192 helpful votes

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 186 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 183 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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 182 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.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 179 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.

John 4:24 ESV / 179 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 176 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Romans 8:37-39 ESV / 173 helpful votes

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 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.

Isaiah 18:1-7 ESV / 171 helpful votes

Ah, land of whirring wings that is beyond the rivers of Cush, which sends ambassadors by the sea, in vessels of papyrus on the waters! Go, you swift messengers, to a nation, tall and smooth, to a people feared near and far, a nation mighty and conquering, whose land the rivers divide. All you inhabitants of the world, you who dwell on the earth, when a signal is raised on the mountains, look! When a trumpet is blown, hear! For thus the Lord said to me: “I will quietly look from my dwelling like clear heat in sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.” For before the harvest, when the blossom is over, and the flower becomes a ripening grape, he cuts off the shoots with pruning hooks, and the spreading branches he lops off and clears away. ...

Luke 22:42 ESV / 164 helpful votes

Saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”

John 14:27 ESV / 161 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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 156 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,

Matthew 7:21 ESV / 151 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

1 Timothy 2:3-4 ESV / 149 helpful votes

This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 143 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Matthew 21:22 ESV / 141 helpful votes

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

Proverbs 16:4 ESV / 141 helpful votes

The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 140 helpful votes

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

John 6:38 ESV / 140 helpful votes

For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 139 helpful votes

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

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 139 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

2 Peter 1:4 ESV / 135 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.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 135 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

Romans 10:9 ESV / 135 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.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 134 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Colossians 1:9 ESV / 131 helpful votes

And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 128 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 6:46 ESV / 126 helpful votes

“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you?

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 125 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 120 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.

John 5:24 ESV / 118 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

Galatians 1:4 ESV / 117 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,

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 116 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 114 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

James 4:7 ESV / 113 helpful votes

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

John 16:33 ESV / 113 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.”

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 112 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

John 17:3 ESV / 111 helpful votes

And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

Psalm 90:1-17 ESV / 111 helpful votes

A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. You return man to dust and say, “Return, O children of man!” For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night. You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream, like grass that is renewed in the morning: ...

James 5:16 ESV / 110 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.

John 4:34 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 103 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 103 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 99 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Psalm 34:8 ESV / 99 helpful votes

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

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