30 Bible Verses About Don’t Look Back

Genesis 19:26 – Lot’s Wife Turns Into a Pillar of Salt

“But Lot’s wife looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.”

Deuteronomy 17:16 – Don’t Return to Egypt

“The king, moreover, must not acquire great numbers of horses for himself or make the people return to Egypt to get more of them, for the LORD has told you, ‘You are not to go back that way again.'”

1 Kings 19:19 – Don’t Look Back

“So Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him.”

Exodus 14:15 – The Israelites Are Chased by the Egyptians

“Then the LORD said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelites to move on.”

Isaiah 43:18-19 – Forget the Former Things

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

Luke 9:62 – Don’t Look Back

“Jesus replied, ‘No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.'”

Proverbs 4:25 – Keep Your Eyes Straight Ahead

“Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you.”

Philippians 3:13 – Forgetting What is Behind

“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead.”

Hebrews 13:14 – Our Home is Not Here

“For here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.”

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Matthew 11:24 – Cities of the Past

“But I tell you that it will be more bearable for Sodom on the day of judgment than for you.”

1 Samuel 15:29 – God Does Not Change

“He who is the Glory of Israel does not lie or change his mind; for he is not a man, that he should change his mind.”

Matthew 5:14 – You Are the Light

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.”

2 Corinthians 5:17 – A New Creation in Christ

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

John 10:10 – Abundant Life

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.”

Psalm 119:105 – A Lamp for My Feet

“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

Isaiah 41:10 – Do Not Fear

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Psalm 37:23-24 – The Lord Establishes Your Steps

“The steps of a man are established by the LORD, and He delights in his way. Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, for the LORD is holding his hand.”

Psalm 121:1-2 – Help Comes from the Lord

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.”

Isaiah 43:2 – When You Pass Through the Waters

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”

Psalm 37:5 – Commit Your Way to the Lord

“Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this:”

Jeremiah 29:11 – Plans to Prosper You

“For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Hebrews 11:1 – Faith is Being Sure

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”

Psalm 34:8 – Taste and See

“Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.”

2 Corinthians 4:18 – Fixing Our Eyes on the Unseen

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Psalm 40:1-2 – Wait Patiently for the Lord

“I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.”

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First the Kingdom of God

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Romans 8:28 – All Things Work Together for Good

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Psalm 16:8 – I Will Not Be Shaken

“I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”

Philippians 4:19 – God Will Supply All Your Needs

“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 23:1 – The Lord is My Shepherd

“The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.”

Matthew 5:16 – Let Your Light Shine

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Psalm 27:14 – Wait for the Lord

“Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.”

2 Timothy 1:7 – Power, Love, and Self-Control

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.”

Isaiah 40:31 – Those Who Hope in the Lord

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Psalm 46:1 – God is Our Refuge and Strength

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

Romans 12:2 – Do Not Conform

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Isaiah 26:3 – Perfect Peace

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you.”

Revelation 21:4 – No More Tears

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

Matthew 6:34 – Do Not Worry

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Psalm 147:3 – He Heals the Brokenhearted

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

Psalm 91:1-2 – The Most High

“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.””

John 16:33 – Take Heart

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world, you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

Psalm 55:22 – Cast Your Burden on the Lord

“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

Matthew 11:28 – Come to Me

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Psalm 121:7-8 – The Lord Will Keep You

“The LORD will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”

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