100 Bible Verses about Gods Leading

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 33 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.

John 16:13 ESV / 32 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 25 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Psalm 31:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For you are my rock and my fortress; and for your name's sake you lead me and guide me;

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Psalm 25:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 21 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. ...

Psalm 25:4-5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 19 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 3:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Psalm 37:23 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way;

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Acts 20:28 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 17 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.

Isaiah 30:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left.

Proverbs 11:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

Psalm 5:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies; make your way straight before me.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

James 1:5 ESV / 16 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.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

John 8:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

Matthew 25:21 ESV / 16 helpful votes

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

Psalm 27:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Teach me your way, O Lord, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 15 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.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 15 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.

Matthew 20:26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Psalm 16:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

James 1:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.

Romans 8:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

John 3:30 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He must increase, but I must decrease.”

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Psalm 78:72 ESV / 14 helpful votes

With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

John 14:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Psalm 143:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Galatians 6:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.

Galatians 5:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:2 ESV / 12 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 8:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.

Isaiah 48:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you in the way you should go.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 43:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling!

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

Psalm 86:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.

Esther 5:1-14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace, in front of the king's quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won favor in his sight, and he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter. And the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom.” And Esther said, “If it please the king, let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly, so that we may do as Esther has asked.” So the king and Haman came to the feast that Esther had prepared. ...

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Hebrews 13:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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.

Hebrews 13:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.

Hebrews 13:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.

Colossians 4:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.

Acts 13:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”

John 7:17 ESV / 10 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.

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 10 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.

Proverbs 16:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

It is an abomination to kings to do evil, for the throne is established by righteousness.

Psalm 139:23-24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!

Psalm 119:35 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Lead me in the path of your commandments, for I delight in it.

Psalm 25:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Who is the man who fears the Lord? Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.

Psalm 23:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Exodus 18:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

John 14:6 ESV / 9 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.

Isaiah 3:1-26 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For behold, the Lord God of hosts is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah support and supply, all support of bread, and all support of water; the mighty man and the soldier, the judge and the prophet, the diviner and the elder, the captain of fifty and the man of rank, the counselor and the skillful magician and the expert in charms. And I will make boys their princes, and infants shall rule over them. And the people will oppress one another, every one his fellow and every one his neighbor; the youth will be insolent to the elder, and the despised to the honorable. ...

Psalm 25:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 8 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Peter 5:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly;

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 8 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.

Romans 12:3-8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; ...

John 10:3-4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 8 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.

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Isaiah 55:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.

Isaiah 54:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children.

Proverbs 29:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Psalm 143:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.

Psalm 37:1-40 ESV / 8 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. ...

Psalm 25:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Psalm 25:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

1 John 2:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

James 4:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

James 1:5-6 ESV / 6 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. 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.

1 Timothy 3:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 6:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases?

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