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49 Bible Verses about Making Decisions

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Proverbs 16:33

The lot is cast into the lap, but the decision is wholly of the Lord [even the events that seem accidental are really ordered by Him].

Joel 3:14

Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.

Deuteronomy 1:17

You shall not be partial in judgment; but you shall hear the small as well as the great. You shall not be afraid of the face of man, for the judgment is God's. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.

Job 22:28

You shall also decide and decree a thing, and it shall be established for you; and the light [of God's favor] shall shine upon your ways.

2 Chronicles 19:6

And said to the judges, Be careful what you do, for you judge not for man but for the Lord, and He is with you in the matter of judgment.

Isaiah 11:3

And shall make Him of quick understanding, and His delight shall be in the reverential and obedient fear of the Lord. And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes, neither decide by the hearing of His ears;

Psalm 17:2

Let my sentence of vindication come from You! May Your eyes behold the things that are just and upright.

Exodus 28:15

You shall make a breastplate of judgment, in skilled work; like the workmanship of the ephod shall you make it, of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff], and of fine twined linen.

Isaiah 58:2

Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. They ask of Me righteous judgments, they delight to draw near to God [in visible ways].

2 Samuel 24:12

Go and say to David, Thus says the Lord, I hold over you three choices; select one of them, so I may bring it upon you.

1 Kings 3:9

So give Your servant an understanding mind and a hearing heart to judge Your people, that I may discern between good and bad. For who is able to judge and rule this Your great people?

Psalm 72:2

Let him judge and govern Your people with righteousness, and Your poor and afflicted ones with judgment and justice.

Isaiah 28:6

And a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment and administers the law, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Isaiah 10:1

Woe to those [judges] who issue unrighteous decrees, and to the magistrates who keep causing unjust and oppressive decisions to be recorded,

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to a man to utter a vow [of consecration] rashly and [not until] afterward inquire [whether he can fulfill it].

Proverbs 1:31

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way and be satiated with their own devices.

2 Samuel 24:14

And David said to Gad, I am in great distress. Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for His mercies are many and great; but let me not fall into the hands of man.

2 Thessalonians 1:5

This is positive proof of the just and right judgment of God to the end that you may be deemed deserving of His kingdom [a plain token of His fair verdict which designs that you should be made and counted worthy of the kingdom of God], for the sake of which you are also suffering.

John 8:16

Yet even if I do judge, My judgment is true [My decision is right]; for I am not alone [in making it], but [there are two of Us] I and the Father, Who sent Me.

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and you are on earth; therefore let your words be few.

Proverbs 18:5

To respect the person of the wicked and be partial to him, so as to deprive the [consistently] righteous of justice, is not good.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace (soul harmony which comes) from Christ rule (act as umpire continually) in your hearts [deciding and settling with finality all questions that arise in your minds, in that peaceful state] to which as [members of Christ's] one body you were also called [to live]. And be thankful (appreciative), [giving praise to God always].

Proverbs 8:15

By me kings reign and rulers decree justice.

2 Chronicles 1:11

God replied to Solomon, Because this was in your heart and you have not asked for riches, possessions, honor, and glory, or the life of your foes, or even for long life, but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may rule and judge My people over whom I have made you king,

Proverbs 29:26

Many crave and seek the ruler's favor, but the wise man [waits] for justice from the Lord.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unfathomable (inscrutable, unsearchable) are His judgments (His decisions)! And how untraceable (mysterious, undiscoverable) are His ways (His methods, His paths)!

Leviticus 24:12

And they put him in custody until the will of the Lord might be declared to them.

Isaiah 28:7

But even these reel from wine and stagger from strong drink: the priest and the prophet reel from strong drink; they are confused from wine, they stagger and are gone astray through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble when pronouncing judgment.

Isaiah 54:3

For you will spread abroad to the right hand and to the left; and your offspring will possess the nations and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.

Job 32:9

It is not the great [necessarily] who are wise, nor [always] the aged who understand justice.

Psalm 94:21

They band themselves together against the life of the [consistently] righteous and condemn the innocent to death.

Psalm 83:5

For they have consulted together with one accord and one heart; against You they make a covenant -- "

Leviticus 19:15

You shall do no injustice in judging a case; you shall not be partial to the poor or show a preference for the mighty, but in righteousness and according to the merits of the case judge your neighbor.

Ecclesiastes 8:6

For every purpose and matter has its [right] time and judgment, although the misery and wickedness of man lies heavily upon him [who rebels against the king].

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the way of truth and faithfulness; Your ordinances have I set before me.

Jeremiah 26:13

Therefore now amend your ways and your doings and obey the voice of the Lord your God; then the Lord will relent and reverse the decision concerning the evil which He has pronounced against you.

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