47 Bible Verses about Everything Happening For A Reason
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And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven—
That which is has been already and that which will be has already been, for God seeks what has passed by.
Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.
And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.
I said to myself concerning the sons of men, “God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts.”
in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.
In the day of prosperity be happy,
But in the day of adversity consider—
God has made the one as well as the other
So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.
But they have done this to fulfill the word that is written in their Law, ‘They hated Me without a cause.’
Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel,
For all things are for your sakes, so that the grace which is spreading to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks to abound to the glory of God.
For nothing is hidden, except to be revealed; nor has anything been secret, but that it would come to light.
For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same. As one dies so dies the other; indeed, they all have the same breath and there is no advantage for man over beast, for all is vanity.
and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun. Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, “I know,” he cannot discover.
For I have taken all this to my heart and explain it that righteous men, wise men, and their deeds are in the hand of God. Man does not know whether it will be love or hatred; anything awaits him.
That which has been is that which will be,
And that which has been done is that which will be done.
So there is nothing new under the sun.
For if they do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?”
For there is a proper time and procedure for every delight, though a man’s trouble is heavy upon him.
All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
Who is there who speaks and it comes to pass,
Unless the Lord has commanded it?
Declaring the end from the beginning,
And from ancient times things which have not been done,
Saying, ‘My purpose will be established,
And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’;
Now He said to them, “These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”
The Lord of hosts has sworn saying, “Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
So, having obtained help from God, I stand to this day testifying both to small and great, stating nothing but what the Prophets and Moses said was going to take place;
thus says the Lord God: “It shall not stand nor shall it come to pass.
For I the Lord will speak, and whatever word I speak will be performed. It will no longer be delayed, for in your days, O rebellious house, I will speak the word and perform it,” declares the Lord God.’”
The Lord has made everything for its own purpose,
Even the wicked for the day of evil.
Many plans are in a man’s heart,
But the counsel of the Lord will stand.
Therefore I declared them to you long ago,
Before they took place I proclaimed them to you,
So that you would not say, ‘My idol has done them,
And my graven image and my molten image have commanded them.’
with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
If no one knows what will happen, who can tell him when it will happen?
Thus Ezekiel will be a sign to you; according to all that he has done you will do; when it comes, then you will know that I am the Lord God.’”
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”
“Remember the former things long past,
For I am God, and there is no other;
I am God, and there is no one like Me,
If I told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things?
Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.
Then I sent a message to him saying, “Such things as you are saying have not been done, but you are inventing them in your own mind.”
You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end.
Now as for the repeating of the dream to Pharaoh twice, it means that the matter is determined by God, and God will quickly bring it about.
Declare the things that are going to come afterward,
That we may know that you are gods;
Indeed, do good or evil, that we may anxiously look about us and fear together.
Therefore, keep up your courage, men, for I believe God that it will turn out exactly as I have been told.
“Whether for correction, or for His world,
Or for lovingkindness, He causes it to happen.
And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.”
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
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