- 1 Chronicles 29:11 CSB
Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to you. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and you are exalted as head over all.
- Psalm 24:10 CSB
Who is he, this King of glory?
The Lord of Armies,
he is the King of glory. Selah
- Psalm 45:6 CSB
Your throne, God, is forever and ever;
the scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice.
- Psalm 103:19 CSB
The Lord has established his throne in heaven,
and his kingdom rules over all.
- Isaiah 32:1 CSB
Indeed, a king will reign righteously,
and rulers will rule justly.
- Isaiah 33:22 CSB
For the Lord is our Judge,
the Lord is our Lawgiver,
the Lord is our King.
He will save us.
- Daniel 2:44 CSB
In the days of those kings, the God of the heavens will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, and this kingdom will not be left to another people. It will crush all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, but will itself endure forever.
- Daniel 7:27 CSB
The kingdom, dominion, and greatness of the kingdoms under all of heaven will be given to the people, the holy ones of the Most High. His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all rulers will serve and obey him.’
- Zechariah 14:9 CSB
On that day the Lord will become King over the whole earth—the Lord alone, and his name alone.
- Matthew 4:17 CSB
From then on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near.”
- Matthew 4:23 CSB
Now Jesus began to go all over Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.
- Matthew 5:3 CSB
“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
- Matthew 5:10 CSB
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
- Matthew 5:19-20 CSB
Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commands and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven. But whoever does and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never get into the kingdom of heaven.
- Matthew 6:10 CSB
Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
- Matthew 6:33 CSB
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.
- Matthew 7:21 CSB
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
- Matthew 10:7 CSB
As you go, proclaim, ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’
- Matthew 13:44 CSB
The kingdom of heaven is like treasure, buried in a field, that a man found and reburied. Then in his joy he goes and sells everything he has and buys that field.
- Matthew 16:19 CSB
I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will have been loosed in heaven.”
- Matthew 18:3 CSB
“Truly I tell you,” he said, “unless you turn and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
- Matthew 24:14 CSB
This good news of the kingdom will be proclaimed in all the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
- Matthew 25:34 CSB
Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
- Mark 1:15 CSB
The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”
- Luke 4:43 CSB
But he said to them, “It is necessary for me to proclaim the good news about the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because I was sent for this purpose.”
- Luke 9:2 CSB
Then he sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
- Luke 10:8-9 CSB
When you enter any town, and they welcome you, eat the things set before you. 9 Heal the sick who are there, and tell them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near you.’
- Luke 12:31-32 CSB
“But seek his kingdom, and these things will be provided for you. 32 Don’t be afraid, little flock, because your Father delights to give you the kingdom
- Luke 17:20-21 CSB
When he was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with something observable; 21 no one will say, ‘See here!’ or ‘There!’ For you see, the kingdom of God is in your midst.
- John 3:3-5 CSB
Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, unless someone is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” 4 “How can anyone be born when he is old?” Nicodemus asked him. “Can he enter his mother’s womb a second time and be born?” 5 Jesus answered, “Truly I tell you, unless someone is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
- John 18:36 CSB
“My kingdom is not of this world,” said Jesus. “If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would fight, so that I wouldn’t be handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here.”
- Acts 28:30-31 CSB
Paul stayed two whole years in his own rented house. And he welcomed all who visited him, 31 proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance.
- Romans 14:17 CSB
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
- 1 Corinthians 4:20 CSB
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.
- 1 Corinthians 6:9-11 CSB
Don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit God’s kingdom? Do not be deceived: No sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, or males who have sex with males,10 no thieves, greedy people, drunkards, verbally abusive people, or swindlers will inherit God’s kingdom. 11 And some of you used to be like this. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
- 1 Corinthians 15:50 CSB
What I am saying, brothers and sisters, is this: Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor can corruption inherit incorruption.
- Galatians 5:19-24 CSB
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions, 21 envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I am warning you about these things—as I warned you before—that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. The law is not against such things. 24 Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires
- Philippians 3:20 CSB
Our citizenship is in heaven, and we eagerly wait for a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Colossians 1:13 CSB
He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son he loves.
- 1 Timothy 1:17 CSB
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only[a] God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
- Hebrews 12:28 CSB
Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful. By it, we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe,
- 2 Peter 1:10-11 CSB
Therefore, brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble. 11 For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you.
- Revelation 11:15 CSB
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 will reign forever and ever.
- Revelation 21:1-4 CSB
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2 I also saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband. 3 Then I heard a loud voice from the throne: Look, God’s dwelling is with humanity, and he will live with them. They will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them and will be their God. 4 He will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; grief, crying, and pain will be no more, because the previous things have passed away.
Bible Verses about Cultivating Contentment
- Exodus 20:17 ESV
“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.
- Psalm 23:1 NKJV
The Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.
- Psalm 37:16 ESV
Better is the little that the righteous has
than the abundance of many wicked.
- Psalm 73:1-5 MSG
No doubt about it! God is good—
good to good people, good to the good-hearted.
But I nearly missed it, missed seeing his goodness.
I was looking the other way, looking up to the people
At the top, envying the wicked who have it made,
Who have nothing to worry about, not a care in the whole wide world.
- Proverbs 14:30 HCSB
A tranquil heart is life to the body,
but jealousy is rottenness to the bones.
- Proverbs 27:4 NIV
Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,
but who can stand before jealousy?
- Ecclesiastes 4:6 ESV
Better is a handful of quietness than two hands full of toil and a striving after wind.
- Matthew 6:33 ESV
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
- Luke 3:14 NIV
Then some soldiers asked him, “And what should we do?”
He replied, “Don’t extort money and don’t accuse people falsely—be content with your pay.”
- Luke 12:15 HCSB
He then told them, “Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.”
- Romans 12:6 MSG
So since we find ourselves fashioned into all these excellently formed and marvelously functioning parts in Christ’s body, let’s just go ahead and be what we were made to be, without enviously or pridefully comparing ourselves with each other, or trying to be something we aren’t.
- Romans 13:13 NIV
Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy.
- Romans 14:17 NASB
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
- 1 Corinthians 3:3 NIV
You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere humans?
- 1 Corinthians 13:4 NIV
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
- Galatians 5:26 NASB
Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.
- Philippians 2:3-4 MSG
If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care— then do me a favor: Agree with each other, love each other, be deep-spirited friends. Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand.
- Philippians 4:11-12 ESV
Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.
- 1 Timothy 6:6-7 NIV
But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.
- Hebrews 13:5 HCSB
Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you
- James 4:14-16 NIV
But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.
Bible Verses for when you feel discouraged
- Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”
- Joshua 1:9 ESV
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.”
- 2 Chronicles 15:7 ESV
But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.”
- Psalm 27:14 ESV
Wait for the Lord;
be strong, and let your heart take courage;
wait for the Lord!
- Psalm 31:24 ESV
Be strong, and let your heart take courage,
all you who wait for the Lord!
- Psalm 34:18 ESV
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted
and saves the crushed in spirit.
- Psalm 42:11 ESV
Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.
- Psalm 55:22 ESV
Cast your burden on the Lord,
and he will sustain you;
he will never permit
the righteous to be moved
- Psalm 94:14 ESV
For the Lord will not forsake his people;
he will not abandon his heritage;
- Isaiah 40:31 ESV
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.
- Isaiah 41:10 ESV
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.
- Matthew 11:28 ESV
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- John 16:33 ESV
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.”
- Romans 12:12 ESV
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
- Romans 15:4 ESV
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.
- 1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
- 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 ESV
We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;
- Galatians 6:9 ESV
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
- Colossians 3:23-25 ESV
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. 25 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for the wrong he has done, and there is no partiality.
- Hebrews 4:14-16 ESV
Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Bible Verses for When You Are Overwhelmed
- Exodus 33:14 NASB
And He said, “My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.”
- Psalm 18:1-2 NASB
“I love You, O Lord, my strength.”
2 The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,
My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge;
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
- Psalm 28:7 NASB
The Lord is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart exults,
And with my song I shall thank Him.
- Psalm 61:1-4 NASB
Hear my cry, O God;
Give heed to my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint;
Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
3 For You have been a refuge for me,
A tower of strength against the enemy.
4 Let me [well in Your tent forever;
Let me take refuge in the shelter of Your wings.
- Psalm 91:1-2 NASB
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress,
My God, in whom I trust!”
- Psalm 118: 5-7 CSB
I called to the Lord in distress;
the Lord answered me
and put me in a spacious place.
6 The Lord is for me; I will not be afraid.
What can a mere mortal do to me?
7 The Lord is my helper,
Therefore, I will look in triumph on those who hate me.
- Psalm 121:1-2 NASB
I will lift up my eyes to the mountains;
From where shall my help come?
2 My help comes from the Lord,
Who made heaven and earth.
- Proverbs 18:10 NASB
The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
The righteous runs into it and is [a]safe.
- Isaiah 26:3-4 NASB
“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace,
Because he trusts in You.
4 “Trust in the Lord forever,
For in God the Lord, we have an everlasting Rock.
- Isaiah 40:31 NASB
Yet those who wait for the Lord
Will gain new strength;
They will mount up with wings like eagles,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.
- Isaiah 41:10 NASB
‘Do not fear, for I am with you;
Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you, surely I will help you,
Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’
- Isaiah 43:1-2 NASB
But now, thus says the Lord, your Creator, O Jacob,
And He who formed you, O Israel,
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name; you are Mine!
2 “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
And through the rivers, they will not overflow you.
When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched,
Nor will the flame burn you.
- Nahum 1:7 NASB
The Lord is good,
A stronghold in the day of trouble,
And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
- Zechariah 4:6 NASB
Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel saying, ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord of hosts.
- Matthew 11:28 NASB
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
- 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 NASB
we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;
- 2 Timothy 1:7 CSB
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power,love, and sound judgment.
- James 5:11 CSB
See, we count as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job’s endurance and have seen the outcome that the Lord brought about—the Lord is compassionate and merciful.
Bible Verses about God’s Presence
- Exodus 33:14 NASB
And He said, “My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.”
- Joshua 1:9 NASB
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
- Psalm 16:11 NASB
You will make known to me the path of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.
- Psalm 23:4 NASB
Even though I walk through the [d]valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
- Psalm 27:4 NASB
One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek:
That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,
To behold the beauty of the Lord
And to meditate in His temple.
- Psalm 41:12 NASB
As for me, You uphold me in my integrity,
And You set me in Your presence forever.
- Psalm 51:10-11 NASB
Create in me a clean heart, O God,
And renew a steadfast spirit within me.
11 Do not cast me away from Your presence
And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me.
- Psalm 73:28 NASB
But as for me, the nearness of God is my good;
I have made the Lord God my refuge,
That I may tell of all Your works.
- Psalm 100:2 ESV
Serve the Lord with gladness!
Come into his presence with singing!
- Psalm 139:7-10 NASB
Where can I go from Your Spirit?
Or where can I flee from Your presence?
8 If I ascend to heaven, You are there;
If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.
9 If I take the wings of the dawn,
If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,
10 Even there Your hand will lead me,
And Your right hand will lay hold of me.
- Psalm 140:13 NASB
Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name;
The upright will dwell in Your presence.
- Isaiah 57:15 NASB
For thus says the high and exalted One
Who [a]lives forever, whose name is Holy,
“I dwell on a high and holy place,
And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the lowly
And to revive the heart of the contrite.
- Jeremiah 29:13 NASB
You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.
- Matthew 18:20 NASB
For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.
- Matthew 28:20b NASB
and lo, I am with you ]always, even to the end of the age.”
- John 1:14 NASB
And the Word became flesh, and [a]dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of [b]the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
- John 14:16 NASB
I will ask the Father, and He will give you another [a]Helper, that He may be with you forever
- John 14:23 NASB
Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.
- Hebrews 4:16 NASB
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
- Hebrews 10:19-22 NASB
Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way which He inaugurated for us through the veil, that is, His flesh, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a [h]sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
- Hebrews 13:5 NASB
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”
- James 4:8 NASB
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
- Revelation 21:3 NASB
And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them[
Bible Verses about Sincerity
- Joshua 24:14 NASB
Now, therefore, fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the [c]River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.
- 2 Corinthians 1:12 ESV
For our boast is this, the testimony of our conscience, that we behaved in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity, not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God, and supremely so toward you.
- 2 Corinthians 2:17 ESV
For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God’s word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.
- 2 Corinthians 8:8 NASB
I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.
- 2 Corinthians 11:3 ESV
But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
- 1 Timothy 1:5 ESV
The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
- 2 Timothy 1:5 ESV
I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.
- 1 Peter 1:22 ESV
Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure hear
- James 3:17 ESV
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.
- 2 Peter 3:1 ESV
This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,
Bible Verses about Preparation
- Exodus 23:20 ESV
Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared.
- Proverbs 6:6-8 CSB
Go to the ant, you slacker!
Observe its ways and become wise.
7 Without leader, administrator, or ruler,
8 it prepares its provisions in summer;
it gathers its food during harvest.
- Proverbs 22:3 CSB
A sensible person sees danger and takes cover,
but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.
- Proverbs 24:27 CSB
Complete your outdoor work, and prepare your field;
afterward, build your house.
- Matthew 24:44 CSB
This is why you are also to be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.
- Luke 12:47 CSB
And that servant who knew his master’s will and didn’t prepare himself or do it[a] will be severely beaten.
- Luke 14:28 CSB
“For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?
- Luke 21:36 CSB
But be alert 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.”
- 1 Corinthians 9:24 CSB
Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize.
- Ephesians 2:10 ESV
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
- 2 Timothy 4:2 ESV
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.
- 1 Peter 1:13 ESV
Therefore, preparing your minds for action,[a] and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
- 1 Peter 3:15 CSB
but in your hearts regard Christ the Lord as holy, ready at any time to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.
Bible Verses about Home
- Deuteronomy 6:7 ESV
You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
- 2 Samuel 7:10 ESV
And I will appoint a place for my people Israel and will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place and be disturbed no more. And violent men shall afflict them no more, as formerly
- Psalm 90:1 ESV
Lord, you have been our dwelling place[a]
in all generations.
- Psalm 127:1-2 ESV
Unless the Lord builds the house,
those who build it labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city,
the watchman stays awake in vain.
2 It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest,
eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep.
- Proverbs 3:23 ESV
The Lord‘s curse is on the house of the wicked,
but he blesses the dwelling of the righteous.
- Proverbs 12:7 ESV
The wicked are overthrown and are no more,
but the house of the righteous will stand.
- Proverbs 14:1 ESV
The wisest of women builds her house,
but folly with her own hands tears it down.
- Proverbs 14:11 ESV
The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will flourish.
- Proverbs 24:3-4 ESV
By wisdom a house is built,
and by understanding it is established;
4 by knowledge the rooms are filled
with all precious and pleasant riches.
- Isaiah 32:18 ESV
My people will abide in a peaceful habitation,
in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.
- Zephaniah 3:20 ESV
At that time I will bring you in,
at the time when I gather you together;
for I will make you renowned and praised
among all the peoples of the earth,
when I restore your fortunes
before your eyes,” says the Lord.
- John 14:2 ESV
In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
- John 14:23 ESV
Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
- 1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV
Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?
- 2 Corinthians 5:1 ESV
For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Bible Verses and a Prayer about Gentleness
- Deuteronomy 32:2 ESV
May my teaching drop as the rain,
my speech distill as the dew,
like gentle rain upon the tender grass,
and like showers upon the herb.
- Psalm 18:35 ESV
You have given me the shield of your salvation,
and your right hand supported me,
and your gentleness made me great.
- Proverbs 15:1 ESV
A soft answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.
- Proverbs 15:4 ESV
A gentle tongue is a tree of life,
but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
- Isaiah 40:11 ESV
He will tend his flock like a shepherd;
he will gather the lambs in his arms;
he will carry them in his bosom,
and gently lead those that are with young.
- Matthew 11:29-30 ESV
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
- 2 Corinthians 10:1 ESV
I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!—
- Galatians 5:22-23 ESV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
- Galatians 6:1 ESV
Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.
- Ephesians 4:2 ESV
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,
- Ephesians 4:15 ESV
Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ
- Philippians 4:5 NIV
Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
- 1 Thessalonians 2:7 ESV
But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children.
- 1 Timothy 6:11 ESV
But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
- 2 Timothy 2:24-25 ESV
And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone,able to teach, patiently enduring evil, 25 correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth
- Titus 3:2 NIV
to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
- Hebrews 5:1-2 ESV
For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. 2 He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is beset with weakness.
- James 3:17 ESV
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.
- 1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV
Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— 4 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 Peter 3:15 NIV
But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect
Bible Verses about Praying Together
- 2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV
if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
- Matthew 18:19-20 ESV
Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”
- Acts 1:14 ESV
All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
- Acts 2:42 ESV
And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
- Acts 12:5 ESV
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.
- Acts 12:12 ESV
When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.
- Acts 16:25 ESV
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,
- Romans 15:30 ESV
I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf,
- 2 Corinthians 1:11 ESV
You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.
- Ephesians 6:18 ESV
praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
- James 5:14 ESV
Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
- James 5:16 ESV
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.