The Bible is so much more than just a historical record of what God used to do for humanity. God still loves us, Jesus still lives, and the Bible is still a relevant instruction manual for how to live. Here are sixteen selections from the Bible about life and how to live a life pleasing to God.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
You have led in your steadfast love the people whom you have redeemed, you have guided them by your strength to your holy abode.
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
Let us encourage one another.
He raises up the poor from the dust, he lifts the needy from the ash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor.
All things are lawful, but not all things are helpful. All things are lawful, but not all things build up. Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Strive for peace with everyone
Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.
Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God, whoever does evil has not seen God.
Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
These quotes are merely a drop in the bucket when you realize all of the life wisdom that is contained in the Bible. What’s your favorite Bible verse about life?