Man's Purposes

Most Relevant Verses

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and full of power, and is sharper than any two-edged sword, cutting through and making a division even of the soul and the spirit, the bones and the muscles, and quick to see the thoughts and purposes of the heart.

Numbers 15:30

But the person who does wrong in the pride of his heart, if he is one of you or of another nation by birth, is acting without respect for the Lord, and will be cut off from his people.

1 Kings 8:18

But the Lord said to David my father, You did well to have in your heart the desire to make a house for my name;

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had given his mind to learning the law of the Lord and doing it, and to teaching his rules and decisions in Israel.

Acts 8:22

Let your heart be changed, and make prayer to God that you may have forgiveness for your evil thoughts.

2 Corinthians 5:9

For this reason we make it our purpose, in the body or away from it, to be well-pleasing to him.

2 Timothy 3:10

But you took as your example my teaching, behaviour, purpose, and faith; my long waiting, my love, my quiet undergoing of trouble;

Revelation 17:17

Because God has put it in their hearts to do his purpose, and to be of one mind, giving their kingdom to the beast, till the words of God have effect and are complete.

2 Samuel 3:37

So it was clear to Israel and to all the people on that day that the king was not responsible for the death of Abner, the son of Ner.

Isaiah 10:7

But this is not what is in his mind, and this is not his design; but his purpose is destruction, and the cutting off of more and more nations.

1 Chronicles 22:7

And David said to Solomon, My son, it was my desire to put up a house for the name of the Lord my God.

1 Chronicles 28:2

Then David the king got up and said, Give ear to me, my brothers and my people; it was my desire to put up a house, a resting-place for the ark of the Lord's agreement, and for the foot-rest of our God; and I had got material ready for the building of it.

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