100 Bible Verses about Thy Will Be Done

Matthew 6:10 ESV / 204 helpful votes

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

Luke 22:42 ESV / 145 helpful votes

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

Matthew 26:42 ESV / 104 helpful votes

Again, for the second time, he went away and prayed, “My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, your will be done.”

Romans 12:2 ESV / 74 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 4:34 ESV / 74 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 73 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. ...

Luke 11:2 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And he said to them, “When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come.

Matthew 6:9-13 ESV / 70 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.

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV / 68 helpful votes

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

Matthew 26:39 ESV / 67 helpful votes

And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”

1 Peter 2:15 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Acts 21:14 ESV / 61 helpful votes

And since he would not be persuaded, we ceased and said, “Let the will of the Lord be done.”

Proverbs 19:21 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

John 6:38 ESV / 55 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:1-29 ESV / 54 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye. ...

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

Matthew 6:9 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Revelation 11:15 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.”

Psalm 40:8 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:21 ESV / 45 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.

Matthew 3:2 ESV / 45 helpful votes

“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

Psalm 143:10 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 43 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.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 43 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.

Daniel 4:35 ESV / 42 helpful votes

All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, and he does according to his will among the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand or say to him, “What have you done?”

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 41 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 4:19 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:28 ESV / 41 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.

Mark 14:36 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And he said, “Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”

Hebrews 13:21 ESV / 40 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.

Colossians 1:9 ESV / 36 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,

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 12:50 ESV / 35 helpful votes

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

Micah 6:8 ESV / 35 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?

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 35 helpful votes

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Matthew 4:17 ESV / 34 helpful votes

From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

Hebrews 13:20-21 ESV / 33 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.

Ephesians 1:11 ESV / 33 helpful votes

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

John 5:30 ESV / 33 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.

Mark 3:35 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Psalm 115:3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.

James 5:16 ESV / 32 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 10:36 ESV / 32 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 1:5 ESV / 31 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.

Romans 14:17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 31 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.

Luke 9:23 ESV / 31 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.

Matthew 6:9-10 ESV / 31 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.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

1 John 1:9 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Luke 11:1-4 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” And he said to them, “When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread, and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.”

Psalm 103:20 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word!

1 Timothy 2:3-4 ESV / 29 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.

Ephesians 5:15-20 ESV / 29 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, ...

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 29 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 1:5 ESV / 28 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Ephesians 5:17 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 18:1-7 ESV / 28 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. ...

1 Peter 4:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

So as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:4 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.

John 7:17 ESV / 27 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 26:44 ESV / 27 helpful votes

So, leaving them again, he went away and prayed for the third time, saying the same words again.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 26 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.

Matthew 6:11 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Give us this day our daily bread,

Matthew 20:22 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am to drink?” They said to him, “We are able.”

Romans 15:13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

John 14:13-14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Daniel 2:44 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall the kingdom be left to another people. It shall break in pieces all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, and it shall stand forever,

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 23 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.

Ephesians 6:6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,

Revelation 11:1-19 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there, but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.” These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth. And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed. ...

1 John 2:17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Psalm 103:20-21 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word! Bless the Lord, all his hosts, his ministers, who do his will!

James 1:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one.

1 John 2:16-17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—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.

1 John 5:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 17 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 4:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

John 6:38-40 ESV / 16 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.”

Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 16 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.’

James 4:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Colossians 1:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

John 6:40 ESV / 15 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.”

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 ESV / 13 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;

Colossians 3:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

On account of these the wrath of God is coming.

Jeremiah 29:11-13 ESV / 12 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.

Matthew 6:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 10 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.

Revelation 19:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the roar of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 9 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,

James 4:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 8 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.

John 14:6 ESV / 8 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 3:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

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