30 Important Bible Verses About Timing

Ecclesiastes 3:1 – Everything Has its Time

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.”

Psalm 31:15 – God Controls the Times of Our Lives

“My times are in your hands; deliver me from the hands of my enemies, from those who pursue me.”

Proverbs 16:9 – God Determines Our Steps

“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.”

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 27:14 – Wait for the Lord’s Timing

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

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Galatians 6:9 – Don’t Give Up in Due Time

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord’s Timing

“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.”

Isaiah 40:31 – Those Who Wait on 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 46:10 – Be Still and Know His Timing

“He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.'”

Matthew 6:33 – Seek God’s Timing First

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

Habakkuk 2:3 – Wait Patiently for His Appointed Time

“For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.”

2 Peter 3:8 – God’s Timing is Perfect

“But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.”

Proverbs 20:24 – The Lord Directs Our Steps

“A person’s steps are directed by the LORD. How then can anyone understand their own way?”

Isaiah 60:22 – God’s Timing is in His Hands

“The least of you will become a thousand, the smallest a mighty nation. I am the LORD; in its time I will do this swiftly.”

Psalm 37:23 – The Lord Orders Our Steps

“The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him.”

Ecclesiastes 8:6 – There is a Time and Judgment

“For there is a right time and procedure for every matter, though a person may be weighed down by misery.”

Galatians 4:4 – God Sent His Son in the Fullness of Time

“But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law.”

Psalm 105:19 – God’s Faithfulness in His Timing

“Until the time that his word came to pass, the word of the LORD tested him.”

Romans 5:6 – Christ Died at the Right Time

“You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.”

Lamentations 3:25-26 – Wait Quietly for His Salvation

“The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.”

Daniel 2:21 – God Changes Times and Seasons

“He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.”

Esther 4:14 – For Such a Time as This

“For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”

Psalm 130:5-6 – Our Soul Waits for the Lord

“I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word, I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.”

Haggai 2:9 – The Glory of the Latter House

“‘The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the LORD Almighty. ‘And in this place, I will grant peace,’ declares the LORD Almighty.”

James 4:13-15 – Life is a Vapor

“Now listen, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.’ Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say, ‘If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.'”

Luke 12:48 – To Whom Much is Given

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.”

Psalm 37:7 – Be Still and Wait Patiently

“Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways when they carry out their wicked schemes.”

Genesis 8:22 – Seedtime and Harvest Shall Not Cease

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

Hebrews 10:36 – Endure and Receive the Promise

“You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 – God is Faithful in Temptation

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

Romans 13:11 – The Day is Near

“And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.”

Proverbs 25:11 – A Word Fitly Spoken

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.”

Philippians 4:19 – God Supplies all Our Needs

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

Isaiah 30:18 – God Longs to be Gracious

“Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you, and therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you. For the LORD is a God of justice; how blessed are all those who long for Him.”

Psalm 90:12 – Teach Us to Number Our Days

“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”

Isaiah 55:6 – Seek God While He May Be Found

“Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near.”

1 Timothy 6:15 – God’s Timing is Perfectly Revealed

“…which God will bring about in his own time—God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords.”

Ecclesiastes 9:11 – Time and Chance Happen to All

“I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.”

2 Corinthians 6:2 – Now is the Acceptable Time

“For he says, ‘In the time of my favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you.’ I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.”

Luke 12:54 – Discerning the Signs of the Times

“He said to the crowd: ‘When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, ‘It’s going to rain,’ and it does. And when the south wind blows, you say, ‘It’s going to be hot,’ and it is. Hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky. How is it that you don’t know how to interpret this present time?'”

Romans 13:12 – Cast Off Works of Darkness

“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.”

John 9:4 – Work While it is Day

“As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work.”

Proverbs 14:23 – Hard Work Yields Profit

“In all toil, there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.”

Psalm 119:60 – I Hasten and Delay Not

“I hasten and do not delay to keep your commandments.”

Isaiah 48:17a – Your Well-being is My Concern

“This is what the LORD says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: ‘I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.'”

Acts 1:7 – Times and Seasons are in God’s Authority

“He said to them: ‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.'”

Psalm 31:15a – My Times are in Your Hands

“My times are in your hands.”

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