100 Bible Verses about Desires Of Your Heart

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 819 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:5 ESV / 342 helpful votes

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 330 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Proverbs 16:1-3 ESV / 300 helpful votes

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 279 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:1-40 ESV / 241 helpful votes

Of David. Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. ...

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 234 helpful votes

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

Psalm 20:4 ESV / 232 helpful votes

May he grant you your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans!

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 207 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 199 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 21:2 ESV / 198 helpful votes

You have given him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah

Proverbs 3:5-8 ESV / 166 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. Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 165 helpful votes

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 162 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:8 ESV / 155 helpful votes

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 138 helpful votes

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 114 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

Psalm 145:19 ESV / 96 helpful votes

He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them.

Psalm 40:8 ESV / 93 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

1 Corinthians 6:12 ESV / 80 helpful votes

“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything.

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 80 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 78 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 76 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Colossians 3:5 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

John 15:7 ESV / 73 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

Romans 10:10 ESV / 72 helpful votes

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Mark 11:23 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

John 3:16 ESV / 65 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.

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 61 helpful votes

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 59 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 5:8 ESV / 58 helpful votes

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Psalm 24:4 ESV / 57 helpful votes

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.

Hebrews 13:4 ESV / 56 helpful votes

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

Colossians 3:2 ESV / 56 helpful votes

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

Ephesians 3:20-21 ESV / 55 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, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Galatians 5:16 ESV / 55 helpful votes

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 54 helpful votes

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Luke 12:34 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Psalm 119:10 ESV / 53 helpful votes

With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments!

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 52 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 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 52 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.

Luke 8:15 ESV / 52 helpful votes

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 52 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 52 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Psalm 94:19 ESV / 52 helpful votes

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.

Philippians 1:21 ESV / 51 helpful votes

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Luke 16:1-31 ESV / 51 helpful votes

He also said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no longer be manager.’ And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg. I have decided what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people may receive me into their houses.’ So, summoning his master's debtors one by one, he said to the first, ‘How much do you owe my master?’ ...

Isaiah 26:8 ESV / 51 helpful votes

In the path of your judgments, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul.

Luke 6:45 ESV / 50 helpful votes

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 50 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.

Job 27:10 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call upon God at all times?

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 50 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 2:1 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the Lord; my strength is exalted in the Lord. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation.

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 44 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

1 Corinthians 10:23 ESV / 43 helpful votes

“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 42 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.

Philippians 2:12-16 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 40 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.

Isaiah 58:14 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Then you shall take delight in the Lord, and I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”

Psalm 38:1-22 ESV / 39 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering. O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger, nor discipline me in your wrath! For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down on me. There is no soundness in my flesh because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones because of my sin. For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me. My wounds stink and fester because of my foolishness, ...

Psalm 36:1-12 ESV / 39 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of David, the servant of the Lord. Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in his heart; there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated. The words of his mouth are trouble and deceit; he has ceased to act wisely and do good. He plots trouble while on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not reject evil. Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. ...

Job 22:26 ESV / 39 helpful votes

For then you will delight yourself in the Almighty and lift up your face to God.

James 1:19-20 ESV / 38 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.

Isaiah 64:6 ESV / 38 helpful votes

We have all become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous deeds are like a polluted garment. We all fade like a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Philippians 4:10 ESV / 36 helpful votes

I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at length you have revived your concern for me. You were indeed concerned for me, but you had no opportunity.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 36 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.

Matthew 6:7 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

1 John 5:14 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:7 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.

John 3:16-20 ESV / 33 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. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.

Hebrews 11:1-40 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. ...

Luke 1:45 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord.”

James 1:6-10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away.

Colossians 1:11-12 ESV / 26 helpful votes

May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.

Psalm 66:18-20 ESV / 25 helpful votes

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. But truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer. Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love from me!

John 5:24 ESV / 24 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.

Luke 16:10 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

Hebrews 6:13-14 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself, saying, “Surely I will bless you and multiply you.”

Matthew 23:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

Psalm 91:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 18 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 15:5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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.

Isaiah 58:13-14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“If you turn back your foot from the Sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight and the holy day of the Lord honorable; if you honor it, not going your own ways, or seeking your own pleasure, or talking idly; then you shall take delight in the Lord, and I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 9:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Colossians 1:25-29 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known, the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints. To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 15 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.’”

Proverbs 23:26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.

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