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Submission To Authority

Submission To Authority

Below are Bible verses on the Submission To Authority topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Submission To Authority Bible Verses

Joshua 24:24 
The people said to Joshua, “We will serve the Lord 
our God. We will obey him alone.”

1 Samuel 15:23
 Rebellion is as sinful as witchcraft,
    and stubbornness as bad as worshiping idols.
So because you have rejected the command of the Lord,
    he has rejected you as king.”

Psalm 103:17-18
But the love of the Lord remains forever
    with those who fear him.
His salvation extends to the children’s children
  of those who are faithful to his covenant,
    of those who obey his commandments!

Psalm 112:1 
 Praise the Lord!
How joyful are those who fear the Lord
    and delight in obeying his commands.

Psalm 119:44-45 
 I will keep on obeying your instructions
    forever and ever.
 I will walk in freedom,
    for I have devoted myself to your commandments.

Isaiah 1:19-20 
 If you will only obey me,
    you will have plenty to eat.
But if you turn away and refuse to listen,
    you will be devoured by the sword of your enemies.
    I, the Lord, have spoken!”

Luke 11:28
Jesus replied, “But even more blessed are all
who hear the word of God and put it into practice.”

Ephesians 6:5 
 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep
respect and fear. Serve them sincerely as
you would serve Christ.

James 4:7-8
 So humble yourselves before God. Resist the
devil, and he will flee from you. Come close to
God, and God will come close to you. Wash your
hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your
loyalty is divided between God and the world.

1 Peter 2:18-19 
 You who are slaves must submit to your
masters with all respect. Do what they
tell you—not only if they are kind and reasonable,
but even if they are cruel. For God is pleased when,
conscious of his will, you patiently
endure unjust treatment.

1 John 3:22 
And we will receive from him whatever we ask
because we obey him and do the
things that please him.

John 14:15
 “If you love me, obey my commandments."

Romans 13:1 
 Everyone must submit to governing authorities.
For all authority comes from God, and those in
positions of authority have been placed there by God.

Romans 13:2 
 So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling
against what God has instituted, and
they will be punished.

1 Corinthians 8:3
 But the person who loves God is the one
whom God recognizes.


1 Peter 3:1-2 
In the same way, you wives must accept
the authority of your husbands. Then, even if some
refuse to obey the Good News, your godly lives
will speak to them without any words. They will
be won over by observing your
pure and reverent lives.

Taking Care Of Your Body

Taking Care of Your Body

Below are Bible verses on the Taking Care Of Your Body topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Taking Care of Your Body Bible Verses

Exodus 23:25 
 “You must serve only the Lord your God.
If you do, I will bless you with food and water,
and I will protect you from illness".


Proverbs 3:7-8 
Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.
    Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
Then you will have healing for your body
    and strength for your bones.

Proverbs 4:10
 My child, listen to me and do as I say,
    and you will have a long, good life.

Proverbs 4:20-22 
My child, pay attention to what I say.
    Listen carefully to my words.
Don’t lose sight of them.
    Let them penetrate deep into your heart,
for they bring life to those who find them,
    and healing to their whole body.

Proverbs 16:24 
 Kind words are like honey—
    sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.

Proverbs 17:22 
 A cheerful heart is good medicine,
    but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength.

Proverbs 18:9
A lazy person is as bad as
    someone who destroys things.

Jeremiah 30:17 
 I will give you back your health
    and heal your wounds,” says the Lord.
“For you are called an outcast—
    ‘Jerusalem for whom no one cares.’”

1 Corinthians 6:13 
You say, “Food was made for the stomach,
and the stomach for food.” (This is true,
though someday God will do away with both of
them.) But you can’t say that our bodies were
made for sexual immorality. They were made
for the Lord, and the Lord cares about our bodies.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 
 Don’t you realize that your body is the temple
of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given
to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for
God bought you with a high price. So you must
honor God with your body.

1 Thessalonians 5:23 
Now may the God of peace make you holy in
every way, and may your whole spirit and soul
and body be kept blameless until our Lord
Jesus Christ comes again.

1 Peter 5:8 
 Stay alert! Watch out for your great
enemy, the devil. He
prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for
someone to devour.

3 John 2
Dear friend, I hope all is well with you
and that you are as healthy in body
as you are strong in spirit.



Below are Bible verses on the topic of temptation, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Temptation Bible Verses

Psalm 46:1
God is our refuge and strength,
    always ready to help in times of trouble.

Psalm 138:3 
 As soon as I pray, you answer me;
    you encourage me by giving me strength.

Psalm 143:10 
 Teach me to do your will,
    for you are my God.
May your gracious Spirit lead me forward
    on a firm footing.


Proverbs 1:10
 My child, if sinners entice you,
    turn your back on them!

Proverbs 1:15 
My child, don’t go along with them!
    Stay far away from their paths.

Proverbs 4:14-15 
 Don’t do as the wicked do,
    and don’t follow the path of evildoers.
Don’t even think about it; don’t go that way.
    Turn away and keep moving.

Mark 14:38 
 Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give
in to temptation. For the spirit is willing,
but the body is weak.

Luke 22:40 
There he told them, “Pray that you
will not give in to temptation.”

Romans 12:21 
Don’t let evil conquer you, but conquer
evil by doing good.

James 1:12
God blesses those who patiently endure
testing and temptation. Afterward they will
receive the crown of life that God has promised
to those who love him.

James 4:7 
 So humble yourselves before God.
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

The Goodness Of God

The Goodness Of God

Below are Bible verses on The Goodness Of God topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

The Goodness of God Bible Verses

Psalm 34:8
Taste and see that the Lord is good.
    Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!


Psalm 37:4-6 
 Take delight in the Lord,
    and he will give you your heart’s desires.
Commit everything you do to the Lord.
    Trust him, and he will help you.
He will make your innocence
radiate like the dawn,
    and the justice of your cause will
shine like the noonday sun.

Psalm 84:11 
For the Lord God is our sun and our shield.
    He gives us grace and glory.
The Lord will withhold no good thing
    from those who do what is right.

Psalm 135:3 
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good;
    celebrate his lovely name with music.

Psalm 145:9 
 The Lord is good to everyone.
    He showers compassion on all his creation.

Proverbs 10:22 
 The blessing of the Lord makes a person rich,
    and he adds no sorrow with it.

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you,” says the
 Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster,
to give you a future and a hope."

Jeremiah 33:11
the sounds of joy and laughter. The joyful voices
of bridegrooms and brides will be heard again,
along with the joyous songs of people bringing
thanksgiving offerings to the Lord. They will sing,
‘Give thanks to the Lord of Heaven’s Armies,
    for the Lord is good.
    His faithful love endures forever!’
For I will restore the prosperity of this land
to what it was in the past, says the Lord.


Nahum 1:7 
The Lord is good,
    a strong refuge when trouble comes.
    He is close to those who trust in him.

Luke 12:32 
“So don’t be afraid, little flock. For it gives
your Father great happiness to give you the Kingdom.


Romans 2:4 
Don’t you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant,
and patient God is with you? Does this mean
nothing to you? Can’t you see that his kindness
is intended to turn you from your sin?

1 Corinthians 2:9
That is what the Scriptures mean when they say,
“No eye has seen, no ear has heard,
    and no mind has imagined
what God has prepared
    for those who love him."

Philippians 4:19 
 And this same God who takes care of me
will supply all your needs from his glorious
riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.

The Mind

The Mind

Below are Bible verses on the topic of the mind, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

The Mind Bible verses

Psalm 139:1-4
O Lord, you have examined my heart
    and know everything about me.
You know when I sit down or stand up.
    You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.
 You see me when I travel
    and when I rest at home.
    You know everything I do.
 You know what I am going to say
    even before I say it, Lord.

Proverbs 3:5-6 
 Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
    do not depend on your own understanding.
 Seek his will in all you do,
    and he will show you which path to take.

Proverbs 21:5 
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity,
    but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.

Proverbs 23:7
They are always thinking about how much it costs.
    “Eat and drink,” they say, but they don’t mean it.

Romans 12:2 
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world,
but let God transform you into a new person by
changing the way you think. Then you will learn to
know God’s will for you, which is
good and pleasing and perfect.

2 Corinthians 10:5 
We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps
people from knowing God. We capture their
rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ.

Ephesians 4:22-24 
Throw off your old sinful nature and your
former way of life, which is corrupted by
lust and deception. Instead, let the Spirit
renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on
your new nature, created to be like
God—truly righteous and holy.

Philippians 4:8 
And now, dear brothers and sisters, one
final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is
true, and honorable, and right, and pure,
and lovely, and admirable. Think about
things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us a spirit of fear
and timidity, but of power, love,
and self-discipline.

The Power Of Words

The Power Of Words

Below are Bible verses on the The Power of Words topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

The Power of Words Bible Verses

Psalm 19:14 
May the words of my mouth
    and the meditation of my heart
be pleasing to you,
    O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 34:13 
 Then keep your tongue from speaking evil
    and your lips from telling lies!

Psalm 141:3
Take control of what I say, O Lord,
    and guard my lips.

Proverbs 10:11
The words of the godly are
a life-giving fountain;
    the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions.

Proverbs 10:31 
The mouth of the godly person gives wise advice,
    but the tongue that deceives will be cut off.

Proverbs 13:3
Those who control their tongue will have a long life;
    opening your mouth can ruin everything.

Proverbs 15:1
 A gentle answer deflects anger,
    but harsh words make tempers flare.

Proverbs 15:23 
Everyone enjoys a fitting reply;
    it is wonderful to say the right

thing at the right time!

Proverbs 16:23 
 From a wise mind comes wise speech;
    the words of the wise are persuasive.

Proverbs 18:21 
The tongue can bring death or life;
    those who love to talk will reap the consequences.

Proverbs 25:11
Timely advice is lovely,
    like golden apples in a silver basket.

Isaiah 50:4 
 The Sovereign Lord has given me
his words of wisdom,
    so that I know how to comfort the weary.
Morning by morning he wakens me
    and opens my understanding to his will.

Matthew 12:34-35 
 You brood of snakes! How could evil men
like you speak what is good and right?
For whatever is in your heart determines what you say.
 A good person produces good things from the
treasury of a good heart, and an evil person produces
evil things from the treasury of an evil heart.

Matthew 12:36-37 
And I tell you this, you must give an account on
judgment day for every idle word you speak. The
words you say will either acquit you or condemn you.

Ephesians 4:29
Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you
say be good and helpful, so that your words will
be an encouragement to those who hear them.

1 Peter 3:10 
For the Scriptures say,
“If you want to enjoy life
    and see many happy days,
keep your tongue from speaking evil
    and your lips from telling lies.



Below are Bible verses on the topic of trust, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Trust Bible Verses


2 Samuel 22:31-33 
God’s way is perfect.
    All the Lord’s promises prove true.
    He is a shield for all who look to him

for protection.
For who is God except the Lord?
    Who but our God is a solid rock?
 God is my strong fortress,
    and he makes my way perfect.


Psalm 2:12 
 Submit to God’s royal son,
or he will become angry,
    and you will be destroyed in the midst
of all your activities—
for his anger flares up in an instant.
    But what joy for all who take refuge in him!

Psalm 18:2-3
The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior;
    my God is my rock, in whom

I find protection.
He is my shield, the power that saves me,
    and my place of safety.
 I called on the Lord, who is worthy of praise,
    and he saved me from my enemies.

Psalm 20:7 
Some nations boast of their chariots and horses,
    but we boast in the name of the Lord our God.

Psalm 31:14-15 
But I am trusting you, O Lord,
    saying, “You are my God!”
My future is in your hands.
    Rescue me from those who
hunt me down relentlessly.

Psalm 56:3-4 
But when I am afraid,
    I will put my trust in you.
I praise God for what he has promised.
    I trust in God, so why should I be afraid?
    What can mere mortals do to me?


Psalm 62:8
O my people, trust in him at all times.
    Pour out your heart to him,
    for God is our refuge. 


Proverbs 3:5-8 
Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
    do not depend on your own understanding.
 Seek his will in all you do,
    and he will show you which path to take.
Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.
    Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
 Then you will have healing for your body
    and strength for your bones.

Proverbs 29:25 
Fearing people is a dangerous trap,
    but trusting the Lord means safety.

Isaiah 30:15 
This is what the Sovereign Lord,
    the Holy One of Israel, says:
“Only in returning to me
    and resting in me will you be saved.
In quietness and confidence is your strength.
    But you would have none of it."


Nahum 1:7 
The Lord is good,
    a strong refuge when trouble comes.
    He is close to those who trust in him.

1 Timothy 4:10
This is why we work hard and continue to struggle,
for our hope is in the living God, who is the Savior
of all people and particularly of all believers.

Hebrews 2:13 
He also said,
“I will put my trust in him,”
    that is, “I and the children God has given me.”



Victory Bible Verses

Below are bible verses on Victory, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Victory Bible Verses

 2 Samuel 8:6  
Then he placed several army garrisons in
Damascus, the Aramean capital, and the Arameans
became David’s subjects and paid him tribute money.
So the Lord made David victorious wherever he went.

1 Chronicles 29:11 
Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, the power, the glory,
the victory, and the majesty. Everything in the heavens
and on earth is yours, O Lord, and this is your
kingdom. We adore you as the one who is over all things.

Psalm 149:4 
For the Lord delights in his people;
    he crowns the humble with victory.

Proverbs 24:6 
So don’t go to war without wise guidance;
    victory depends on having many advisers.

Romans 8:37 
No, despite all these things, overwhelming
victory is ours through Christ, who loved us.


1 Corinthians 15:54-57
  Then, when our dying bodies have been
into bodies that will never die, this
Scripture will be fulfilled:
“Death is swallowed up in victory.
O death, where is your victory?
    O death, where is your sting?”
For sin is the sting that results in death,
and the law gives sin its power. 
 But thank God!
He gives us victory over sin and death
through our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:14 
 But thank God! He has made us his captives
and continues to lead us along in Christ’s triumphal
procession. Now he uses us to spread the
knowledge of Christ everywhere,
like a sweet perfume.


1 John 5:1-5 
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has
become a child of God. And everyone who
loves the Father loves his children, too. 
We know we love God’s children if we love God
and obey his commandments. Loving God means
keeping his commandments, and his
commandments are not burdensome. 
 For every
child of God defeats this evil world, and we
achieve this victory through our faith. 
And who can win this battle against the world?
Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God.

Waiting On God And His Timing

Waiting on God and His Timing Bible Verses

Below are bible verses on the waiting on God and His timing subject, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Waiting On God And His Timing Bible Verses

Psalm 25:5 
Lead me by your truth and teach me,
    for you are the God who saves me.
    All day long I put my hope in you.

Psalm 31:14-15 
 But I am trusting you, O Lord,
    saying, “You are my God!”
My future is in your hands.
    Rescue me from those who hunt
me down relentlessly.

Psalm 37:7 
Be still in the presence of the Lord,
    and wait patiently for him to act.
Don’t worry about evil people who prosper
    or fret about their wicked schemes.

Psalm 39:7-8  
And so, Lord, where do I put my hope?
    My only hope is in you.
Rescue me from my rebellion.
    Do not let fools mock me.

Psalm 62:1-2 
I wait quietly before God,
    for my victory comes from him.
He alone is my rock and my salvation,
    my fortress where I will never be shaken.


Psalm 145:15-16 
The eyes of all look to you in hope;
    you give them their food as they need it.
When you open your hand,
    you satisfy the hunger and thirst
of every living thing.

Isaiah 30:18 
So the Lord must wait for you to
come to him so he can show you his
love and compassion.
For the Lord is a faithful God.
    Blessed are those who wait for his help.


Isaiah 40:31 
But those who trust in the Lord will
find new strength.
    They will soar high on wings like eagles.
They will run and not grow weary.
    They will walk and not faint.

Habakkuk 2:3 
This vision is for a future time.
    It describes the end, and it will be fulfilled.
If it seems slow in coming, wait patiently,
    for it will surely take place.
    It will not be delayed.

Walking In Love

Walking in Love Bible Verses

Below are bible verses related to the walking in love topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Walking In Love Bible Verses


Deuteronomy 10:12 
“And now, Israel, what does the Lord
 your God require of you? He requires only
that you fear the Lord
 your God, and live in a way that
pleases him, and love him and
serve him with
all your heart and soul.

John 13:34 
So now I am giving you a new
Love each other. Just as I have loved you,
you should love each other.

Ephesians 4:1-2 
Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord,
beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling,
for you have been called by God. 
Always be humble and gentle.
Be patient with each other, making
allowance for each other’s faults

because of your love.

Ephesians 5:2 
Live a life filled with love, following the
example of Christ. He loved us
 and offered himself as a sacrifice for
us, a pleasing aroma to God.

Colossians 3:12-14 
Since God chose you to be the holy people
he loves, you must clothe yourselves with
tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness,
and patience. Make allowance for each other’s
faults, and forgive anyone who offends you.
Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you
must forgive others. Above all, clothe
yourselves with love, which binds
us all together in perfect harmony.

1 John 4:7-8
 Dear friends, let us continue to love one
another, for love comes from God. Anyone
who loves is a child of God and knows God. 
But anyone who does not love does not
know God, for God is love.

1 John 4:12 
No one has ever seen God. But if we love
each other, God lives in us, and his love
is brought to full expression in us.

1 John 4:17-19 
 And as we live in God, our love grows
more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the
day of judgment, but we can face him with
confidence because we live like Jesus
here in this world.
Such love has no fear, because perfect
love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is
for fear of punishment, and this shows
that we have not fully experienced his perfect
love. We love each other because
he loved us first.


Wisdom Bible Verses

Below are bible verses on wisdom, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Wisdom Bible Verses

Psalm 111:10 
Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true
wisdom. All who obey his commandments will
grow in wisdom. Praise him forever!

Proverbs 1:5 
 Let the wise listen to these proverbs and
become even wiser.
    Let those with understanding receive guidance

Proverbs 2:1-5
 My child, listen to what I say,
    and treasure my commands.
 Tune your ears to wisdom,
    and concentrate on understanding.
Cry out for insight,
    and ask for understanding.
Search for them as you would for silver;
    seek them like hidden treasures.
Then you will understand what it

means to fear the Lord,
    and you will gain knowledge of God.


Proverbs 3:5-7
Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
    do not depend on your own

Seek his will in all you do,
    and he will show you which path

to take. Don’t be impressed with
your own wisdom.
    Instead, fear the Lord and turn

away from evil.

Proverbs 3:13-15 
Joyful is the person who finds wisdom,
    the one who gains understanding.
For wisdom is more profitable than silver,
    and her wages are better than gold.
 Wisdom is more precious than rubies;
    nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 3:35
The wise inherit honor,
    but fools are put to shame!

Proverbs 8:11 
For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies.
    Nothing you desire can compare with it.

Proverbs 8:35
For whoever finds me finds life
    and receives favor from the Lord.

Proverbs 19:20 
Get all the advice and instruction you can,
    so you will be wise the rest of your life.


James 1:5 
If you need wisdom, ask our generous God,
and he will give it to you.
He will not rebuke you for asking.


Worship Bible Verses

Below are bible verses on the topic of worship, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Worship Bible Verses

Psalm 5:7 
Because of your unfailing love, I can enter your house;
    I will worship at your Temple with deepest awe.


Psalm 22:27 
The whole earth will acknowledge the Lord and return
to him. All the families of the nations will
bow down before him.

Psalm 25:14 
The Lord is a friend to those who fear him.
    He teaches them his covenant.

Psalm 29:2
Honor the Lord for the glory of his name.
    Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.

Psalm 119:38 
Reassure me of your promise,
    made to those who fear you.


Proverbs 3:7 
Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.
    Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil.

Ecclesiastes 3:14 
And I know that whatever God does is final. Nothing
can be added to it or taken from it.
God’s purpose is that people
should fear him.

John 4:24 
For God is Spirit, so those who worship him must
worship in spirit and in truth.”

Romans 12:1
And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead
with you to give your bodies to God because of
all he has done for you. Let them be a living
and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable.
This is truly the way to worship him.

Philippians 3:3 
For we who worship by the Spirit of God are
the ones who are truly circumcised. We rely on
what Christ Jesus has done for us. We put no
confidence in human effort.

Hebrews 12:28 
Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let
us be thankful and please God by worshiping
him with holy fear and awe.

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