47 Bible Verses about God Being In Control
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For the Lord is king and rules over the nations.
For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.
I am the one who forms light and creates darkness; the one who brings about peace and creates calamity. I am the Lord, who accomplishes all these things.
We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
He himself is before all things and all things are held together in him.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also behave in accordance with the Spirit.
O Lord, place a guard on my mouth! Protect the opening of my lips!
For the outlook of the flesh is death, but the outlook of the Spirit is life and peace,
Like a city that is broken down and without a wall, so is a person who cannot control his temper.
in whose hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all the human race.
But if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for the church of God?
For if we are out of our minds, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.
Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.
Who acts and carries out decrees? Who summons the successive generations from the beginning? I, the Lord, am present at the very beginning, and at the very end -- I am the one.
But no human being can subdue the tongue; it is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
Lord, we know that people do not control their own destiny. It is not in their power to determine what will happen to them.
that each of you know how to possess his own body in holiness and honor,
The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord like channels of water; he turns it wherever he wants.
Indeed, the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets,
For when you were slaves of sin, you were free with regard to righteousness.
to knowledge, self-control; to self-control, perseverance; to perseverance, godliness;
in which you formerly lived according to this world's present path, according to the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the ruler of the spirit that is now energizing the sons of disobedience,
You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, this person does not belong to him.
one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
Just as no one has power over the wind to restrain it, so no one has power over the day of his death. Just as no one can be discharged during the battle, so wickedness cannot rescue the wicked.
Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
The law of their God controls their thinking; their feet do not slip.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
The one who guards his words guards his life, but whoever is talkative will come to ruin.
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its desires,
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
Since man's days are determined, the number of his months is under your control; you have set his limit and he cannot pass it.
For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.
He has not held fast to the head from whom the whole body, supported and knit together through its ligaments and sinews, grows with a growth that is from God.
The dice are thrown into the lap, but their every decision is from the Lord.
who went into heaven and is at the right hand of God with angels and authorities and powers subject to him.
You are the source of wealth and honor; you rule over all. You possess strength and might to magnify and give strength to all.
The heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.
But I, the Lord, make the following promise: I have made a covenant governing the coming of day and night. I have established the fixed laws governing heaven and earth.
But the scripture imprisoned everything and everyone under sin so that the promise could be given -- because of the faithfulness of Jesus Christ -- to those who believe.
The steps of a person are ordained by the Lord -- so how can anyone understand his own way?
O Lord, shelter me from the power of the wicked! Protect me from violent men, who plan to knock me over.
Better to be slow to anger than to be a mighty warrior, and one who controls his temper is better than one who captures a city.
He says, "Stop your striving and recognize that I am God! I will be exalted over the nations! I will be exalted over the earth!"
You rule over the proud sea. When its waves surge, you calm them.
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except by God's appointment, and the authorities that exist have been instituted by God.
I made the earth, I created the people who live on it. It was me -- my hands stretched out the sky, I give orders to all the heavenly lights.