31 Important Everything Happens for a Reason Bible Verses

Ecclesiastes 3:1 – The Seasons of Life

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

Romans 8:28 – All Things Work Together

“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.”

Proverbs 16:4 – God’s Purpose Prevails

“The LORD works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – Plans for a Future

“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.”

Isaiah 46:10 – God’s Sovereignty

“I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.’

Genesis 50:20 – God Turns Evil into Good

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.”

Proverbs 16:9 – God Directs Our Steps

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

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Romans 9:17 – God Raises Up

“For Scripture says to Pharaoh: ‘I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.’

Psalm 139:13-16 – God’s Perfect Design

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.”

Proverbs 19:21 – God’s Purposes Prevail

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.”

Isaiah 55:9 – God’s Ways are Higher

“As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.”

Romans 11:33 – God’s Wisdom

“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!”

1 Corinthians 1:27-29 – God’s Choice

“But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boast before him.”

Matthew 10:29-31 – God Cares for Each Sparrow

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.”

Romans 12:2 – Transformed by God’s Will

“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.”

Psalm 103:19 – God’s Dominion

“The LORD has established his throne in heaven, and his kingdom rules over all.”

Isaiah 45:7 – God’s Control over Good and Evil

“I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.”

Psalm 37:23 – God Directs Our Steps

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

Proverbs 20:24 – God Guides Our Steps

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

Psalm 84:11 – God Gives Good Things

“For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.”

Matthew 6:25-27 – God Cares for Our Needs

“Therefore, I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”

Job 42:2 – Nothing is Impossible for God

“I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted.”

Psalm 119:91 – God Establishes the Earth

“Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you.”

Psalm 23:1 – The Lord is My Shepherd

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

Psalm 37:5 – Commit Your Way to the Lord

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

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First His Kingdom

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

Proverbs 16:33 – The Lord Determines the Outcome

“The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.”

Psalm 115:3 – God is in Control

“Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him.”

Isaiah 25:1 – God’s Wonderful Plans

“LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago.”

Psalm 46:10 – Be Still and Know

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

Psalm 34:10 – Those Who Seek God Lack No Good Thing

“The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.”

Matthew 7:7-8 – Ask, Seek, Knock

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.”

Psalm 121:2 – Our Help Comes from the Lord

“My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.”

Philippians 2:13 – God Works in Us

“For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.”

Isaiah 43:19 – God Makes a Way

“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.”

Psalm 138:8 – God Will Accomplish His Purpose for Us

“The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever—do not abandon the works of your hands.”

John 15:16 – Chosen by God

“You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.”

Isaiah 49:15 – God Will Not Forget

“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!”

Philippians 1:6 – God’s Good Work

“Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.”

Jeremiah 1:5 – Known by God

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

Luke 12:6-7 – God Values Each Hair on Your Head

“Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.”

Isaiah 65:24 – God Answers Before We Call

“Before they call I will answer; while they are still speaking I will hear.”

Psalm 16:11 – Fullness of Joy in God’s Presence

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

Jeremiah 29:13 – Seek God with All Your Heart

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”

Romans 8:32 – God Will Provide

“He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?”

Psalm 112:7 – Trust in God’s Heart

“They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.”

Psalm 37:7 – Be Still Before the Lord

“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.”

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