For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.
To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power,
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
"Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you; but I will instruct you in the good and right way.
I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation.
Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
that in everything you were enriched in Him, in all speech and all knowledge,
which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight
For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints,
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,
trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.
not by way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.
always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
pray without ceasing;
I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day,
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.
For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.