Bible verses about "purpose" | MSTC

Ecclesiastes 3:1

1 Every thing hath a time; yea, all that is under the heaven, hath his convenient season.

Psalms 138:8

8 The LORD shall make good his loving-kindness toward me. Yea, thy mercy, O LORD, endureth forever; despise not then the works of thine own hands.

Ephesians 2:10

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, unto the which God ordained us before, that we should walk in them.

Colossians 1:16

16 for by him were all things created, things that are in heaven, and things that are in earth: things visible, and things invisible: whether they be majesty or lordship, either rule or power.

1 Peter 2:9

9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, and a peculiar people, that ye should show the virtues of him that called you out of darkness into his marvelous light,

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

13 Let us hear the conclusion of all things: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for that toucheth all men; 14 For God shall judge all works and secret things, whether they be good or evil.

Proverbs 16:4

4 The LORD doth all things for his own sake; yea, and when he keepeth the ungodly for the day of wrath.

Romans 8:28

28 For we know well that all things work for the best unto them that love God, which also are called of purpose.

Jeremiah 29:11

11 For I know what I have devised for you sayeth the LORD. My thoughts are to give you peace, and not trouble, which I give you already; and that ye might have hope again.

Matthew 28:18-20

18 And Jesus came, and spake unto them, saying, "All power is given unto me in heaven, and in earth. 19 Go therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the father and the son and the holy ghost; 20 teaching them to observe all things, whatsoever I commanded you. And lo, I am with you always even until the end of the world."

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