32 Bible Verses about Gods Timing
Most Relevant Verses
The one true God acts in a faithful manner; the Lord's promise is reliable; he is a shield to all who take shelter in him.
God has made everything fit beautifully in its appropriate time, but he has also placed ignorance in the human heart so that people cannot discover what God has ordained, from the beginning to the end of their lives.
You determine my destiny! Rescue me from the power of my enemies and those who chase me.
This is what the Lord says: "At the time I decide to show my favor, I will respond to you; in the day of deliverance I will help you; I will protect you and make you a covenant mediator for people, to rebuild the land and to reassign the desolate property.
For everything there is an appointed time, and an appropriate time for every activity on earth:
-- whose appearing the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords, will reveal at the right time.
For he says, "I heard you at the acceptable time, and in the day of salvation I helped you." Look, now is the acceptable time; look, now is the day of salvation!
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot what was planted;
toward the administration of the fullness of the times, to head up all things in Christ -- the things in heaven and the things on earth.
But when the appropriate time had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
The least of you will multiply into a thousand; the smallest of you will become a large nation. When the right time comes, I the Lord will quickly do this!"
"Indeed, my plans are not like your plans, and my deeds are not like your deeds,
He told them, "You are not permitted to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of David. I decided, "I will watch what I say and make sure I do not sin with my tongue. I will put a muzzle over my mouth while in the presence of an evil man."
For there is a proper time and procedure for every matter, for the oppression of the king is severe upon his victim.
A person has joy in giving an appropriate answer, and a word at the right time -- how good it is!
You are the God who does amazing things; you have revealed your strength among the nations.
Surely, no one knows his appointed time! Like fish that are caught in a deadly net, and like birds that are caught in a snare -- just like them, all people are ensnared at an unfortunate time that falls upon them suddenly.
When it was time for the evening offering, Elijah the prophet approached the altar and prayed: "O Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, prove today that you are God in Israel and that I am your servant and have done all these things at your command.
"But as for that day and hour no one knows it -- not even the angels in heaven -- except the Father alone.
Secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those that are revealed belong to us and our descendants forever, so that we might obey all the words of this law.
Now, dear friends, do not let this one thing escape your notice, that a single day is like a thousand years with the Lord and a thousand years are like a single day.
For the message is a witness to what is decreed; it gives reliable testimony about how matters will turn out. Even if the message is not fulfilled right away, wait patiently; for it will certainly come to pass -- it will not arrive late.
Again, I observed this on the earth: the race is not always won by the swiftest, the battle is not always won by the strongest; prosperity does not always belong to those who are the wisest, wealth does not always belong to those who are the most discerning, nor does success always come to those with the most knowledge -- for time and chance may overcome them all.
You will rise up and have compassion on Zion. For it is time to have mercy on her, for the appointed time has come.
And God will exalt you in due time, if you humble yourselves under his mighty hand
They will demolish you -- you and your children within your walls -- and they will not leave within you one stone on top of another, because you did not recognize the time of your visitation from God."
Even the stork knows when it is time to move on. The turtledove, swallow, and crane recognize the normal times for their migration. But my people pay no attention to what I, the Lord, require of them.
From Issachar there were 200 leaders and all their relatives at their command -- they understood the times and knew what Israel should do.
Haman then related to his wife Zeresh and to all his friends everything that had happened to him. These wise men, along with his wife Zeresh, said to him, "If indeed this Mordecai before whom you have begun to fall is Jewish, you will not prevail against him. No, you will surely fall before him!"
While they were still speaking with him, the king's eunuchs arrived. They quickly brought Haman to the banquet that Esther had prepared.
Then Mordecai again sat at the king's gate, while Haman hurried away to his home, mournful and with a veil over his head.
- Timing (3 instances)