47 Bible Verses about Decision Making
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Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision!
For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.
A divine decision is in the lips of the king;
His mouth should not err in judgment.
You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God’s. The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’
He who gives an answer before he hears,
It is folly and shame to him.
A just balance and scales belong to the Lord;
All the weights of the bag are His concern.
“You shall make a breastpiece of judgment, the work of a skillful workman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen you shall make it.
The lot is cast into the lap,
But its every decision is from the Lord.
This is a plain indication of God’s righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.
Woe to those who enact evil statutes
And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,
The plans of the heart belong to man,
But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.
Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece of judgment over his heart when he enters the holy place, for a memorial before the Lord continually.
Without consultation, plans are frustrated,
But with many counselors they succeed.
Many plans are in a man’s heart,
But the counsel of the Lord will stand.
Therefore it is my judgment that we do not trouble those who are turning to God from among the Gentiles,
It is a trap for a man to say rashly, “It is holy!”
And after the vows to make inquiry.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?”
You shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be over Aaron’s heart when he goes in before the Lord; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the Lord continually.
who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
The king said, “Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one and half to the other.”
“But no one says, ‘Where is God my Maker,
Who gives songs in the night,
But He said to him, “Man, who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?”
When they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor and make known the statutes of God and His laws.”
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
The mind of man plans his way,
But the Lord directs his steps.
Do you see a man who is hasty in his words?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.
The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord;
He turns it wherever He wishes.
The house which I am about to build will be great, for greater is our God than all the gods.
“You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you;
And light will shine on your ways.
who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is He who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who also intercedes for us.
“Go and speak to David, ‘Thus the Lord says, “I am offering you three things; choose for yourself one of them, which I will do to you.”’”
Then David said to Gad, “I am in great distress. Let us now fall into the hand of the Lord for His mercies are great, but do not let me fall into the hand of man.”
For God has put it in their hearts to execute His purpose by having a common purpose, and by giving their kingdom to the beast, until the words of God will be fulfilled.
A spirit of justice for him who sits in judgment,
A strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate.
And these also reel with wine and stagger from strong drink:
The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink,
They are confused by wine, they stagger from strong drink;
They reel while having visions,
They totter when rendering judgment.
Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God. For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.
Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge,
And he who hurries his footsteps errs.
Do not associate with a man given to anger;
Or go with a hot-tempered man,
The foolishness of man ruins his way,
And his heart rages against the Lord.
The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage,
But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.
For it was the Father’s good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him,
Or what great nation is there that has statutes and judgments as righteous as this whole law which I am setting before you today?
Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.”
then teach them the statutes and the laws, and make known to them the way in which they are to walk and the work they are to do.
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Topics on Decision Making
Bad Decision Making ExamplesGenesis 3:6
Consciences, In Decision MakingRomans 14:6
He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord, and he who eats,
Good Decision Making ExamplesJoshua 24:15
If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or