HAPPINESS IS FOUND IN OBEYING THE LORD - BIBLE VERSES
Deuteronomy 6:18Andyou shalldo what is right and good in the sight of the Lord, thatit may be well with you, and that you may go in and possess the good land of which the Lord swore to your fathers, Deuteronomy 12:25b, 28... thatit may go well with you and your children after you, when youdo what is right in the sight of the Lord... Observe and obey all these words which I command you, that it may go well with you and your children after you forever, when you do what is good and right in the sight of the Lord your God. Deuteronomy 13:18because you have listened to the voice of the Lord your God, to keep all His commandments which I command you today, to do what is right in the eyes of the Lord your God. 1 Kings 15:5because David did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, and had not turned aside from anything that He commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of Uriah the Hittite. 1 Kings 15:11Asa did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as did his father David. Psalms 37:3-4Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness. Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Psalms 37:23The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. Proverbs 11:20Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the Lord, but the blameless in their ways are His delight. Proverbs 12:22Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who deal truthfully are His delight. Proverbs 15:8The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, But the prayer of the upright is His delight. Proverbs 16:7When a man’s ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. Proverbs 21:3To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. Jeremiah 9:24But let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight,” says the Lord. 1 Corinthians 7:32But I want you to be without care. He who is unmarried cares for the things of the Lord—how he may please the Lord. Ephesians 5:10finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. Colossians 1:9b-10For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God; Colossians 3:20Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord. Galatians 1:10For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 4:1Finally then, brethren, we urge and exhort in the Lord Jesus that you should abound more and more, just as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God; Ecclesiastes 2:26For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His sight; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and collecting, that he may give to him who is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping for the wind. 1 Thessalonians 2:4But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts. 1 Timothy 5:4But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show piety at home and to repay their parents; for this is good and acceptable before God. Hebrews11:6But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. Hebrews 12:28Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. Hebrews 13:16But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased 1 Peter 2:5you also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 2:20For what credit is it if, when you are beaten for your faults, you take it patiently? But when you do good and suffer, if you take it patiently, this is commendable before God. Deuteronomy 11:13-15And it shall be that if you earnestly obey My commandments which I command you today, to love the Lord your God and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul, then I will give you the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil. And I will send grass in your fields for your livestock, that you may eat and be filled.’ Deuteronomy 11: 22-25For if you carefully keep all these commandments which I command you to do—to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, and to hold fast to Him— then the Lord will drive out all these nations from before you, and you will dispossess greater and mightier nations than yourselves. Every place on which the sole of your foot treads shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the River Euphrates, even to the Western Sea, shall be your territory. No man shall be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will put the dread of you and the fear of you upon all the land where you tread, just as He has said to you. Deuteronomy 30:20“For if you carefully keep all these commandments which I command you to do—to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, and to hold fast to Him— then the Lord will drive out all these nations from before you, and you will dispossess greater and mightier nations than yourselves. Every place on which the sole of your foot treads shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the River Euphrates, even to the Western Sea, shall be your territory. No man shall be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will put the dread of you and the fear of you upon all the land where you tread, just as He has said to you.” Joshua 22:5“But take careful heed to do the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to keep His commandments, to hold fast to Him, and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul.” Joshua 23:11“Therefore take careful heed to yourselves, that you love the Lord your God.” Matthew 6:24“No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.” 1 John 4:10In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. John 16:27for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me, and have believed that I came forth from God. THE BENEFITS WE RECEIVE FROM THE LOVE OF GOD Psalms 30:4Sing praise to the Lord, you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. Psalms 85:8I will hear what God the Lord will speak, for He will speak peace to His people and to His saints; but let them not turn back to folly. Psalms 116:15Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. Psalms 86:2Preserve my ]life, for I am holy; You are my God; save Your servant who trusts in You! John 3:16For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 16:27for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me, and have believed that I came forth from God. Ephesians 5:2And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. 1 John 4:10In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Romans 5:5Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:8But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 8:39nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Ephesians 1:4Just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, Ephesians 2:4-8But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, Ephesians 3:19to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength.Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall, but those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:28-31)