50 Bible Verses about God Turning Bad Things Into Good
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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.
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.
He will recompense the evil to my foes;
Destroy them in Your faithfulness.
Come and see the works of God,
Who is awesome in His deeds toward the sons of men.
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;
For God will bring every act to judgment, everything which is hidden, whether it is good or evil.
The Lord has made everything for its own purpose,
Even the wicked for the day of evil.
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.
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.
But all things become visible when they are exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.
The One forming light and creating darkness,
Causing well-being and creating calamity;
I am the Lord who does all these.
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.
Is it not from the mouth of the Most High
That both good and ill go forth?
The eyes of the Lord are in every place,
Watching the evil and the good.
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the holy commandment handed on to them.
They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Hate evil, love good,
And establish justice in the gate!
Perhaps the Lord God of hosts
May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.
“Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean;
Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight.
Cease to do evil,
Do not enter the path of the wicked
And do not proceed in the way of evil men.
I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; and I will put the fear of Me in their hearts so that they will not turn away from Me.
“Return to your house and describe what great things God has done for you.” So he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city what great things Jesus had done for him.
When all things are subjected to Him, then the Son Himself also will be subjected to the One who subjected all things to Him, so that God may be all in all.
Depart from evil and do good;
Seek peace and pursue it.
Now therefore amend your ways and your deeds and obey the voice of the Lord your God; and the Lord will change His mind about the misfortune which He has pronounced against you.
‘Your iniquities have turned these away,
And your sins have withheld good from you.
Do not turn to the right nor to the left;
Turn your foot from evil.
Therefore, I will always be ready to remind you of these things, even though you already know them, and have been established in the truth which is present with you.
“And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;
And to depart from evil is understanding.’”
always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;
Who is there who speaks and it comes to pass,
Unless the Lord has commanded it?
The rich and the poor have a common bond,
The Lord is the maker of them all.
I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.
Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.
‘Thus says the Lord God, “It will come about on that day, that thoughts will come into your mind and you will devise an evil plan,
for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes. Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.
Nevertheless, the Lord your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the Lord your God loves you.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.
Train up a child in the way he should go,
Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin.
For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
He will not fear evil tidings;
His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.
It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
“They make night into day, saying,
‘The light is near,’ in the presence of darkness.
Do not tear down the work of God for the sake of food. All things indeed are clean, but they are evil for the man who eats and gives offense.
Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
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.
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