Many bible verses refer to doing and praying God’s will. We are given these instructions to guide us. Recently, I was reminded of this as I was praying for direction in a hard situation. The verses below really resonated with me and I pray they minister to each of you that may be in a hard spot and crying out to God.
1 John 5:14 : "And this is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us."
Jeremiah 42:3: "That the Lord your God may tell us the way in which we should walk and the thing that we should do.”
Colossians 1:9: "For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
Matthew 6:9-13: “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. ‘Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven."
Romans 1:10: "Always in my prayers making request, if perhaps now at last by the will of God I may succeed in coming to you."
John 9:31: "We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him."
Romans 8:27: "And He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
Romans 12:12: "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."
James 4:3: "You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures."
James 1:5: "But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him."
Ephesians 1:17: "That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him."
Matthew 6:10: ‘Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven.'
1 Thessalonians 5:18: "In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus."
Psalm 143:10: "Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground."
Hebrews 10:7: “Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come (In the scroll of the book it is written of Me) To do Your will, O God.’
Hebrews 10:36: "For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised."
Mark 3:35: "For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother.”
I lay down my will for yours. I lay down my agendas for yours. I lay down my past and future plans for your plans. I lay prostate before you, thanking you for always being there to show the way. It is simply opening your word and praying your will that brings me peace, joy and rest in the middle of life’s storms. Thank you for this gentle reminder. I walk hand in hand with you, rejoicing in who I am and in what I believe. Our wonderful counselor, savior, banner, praise, mighty God and prince of peace.