25 Bible Verses about Wisdom and Guidance

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Wisdom and Guidance

In Proverbs 11:14 it states where there is no guidance a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors, there is safety. Therefore it’s very important that we seek guidance and wisdom from the Holy Spirit in our decision making.

Here are 20 bible verses on wisdom and guidance.

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Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. John 16:13  (ESV)

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.- Proverbs 3:5-6  (ESV)

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight. – Proverbs 9:10  (ESV)

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. – James 1:5  (ESV)

To you, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, for you have given me wisdom and might, and have now made known to me what we asked of you, for you have made known to us the king’s matter.”. – Daniel 2:23 (ESV)

One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after:
that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,
to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple. – Psalm 27:4  (ESV)

Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law. – Proverbs 29:18  (ESV)

And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left.- Isaiah 30:21  (ESV)

Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me. Psalm 119:133  (ESV)

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. – Psalm 119:105  (ESV)

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. – Joshua 1:8 (ESV)

For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie.
If it seems slow, wait for it;
    it will surely come; it will not delay. – Habakkuk 2:3 (ESV)

“Do not turn to mediums or necromancers; do not seek them out, and so make yourselves unclean by them: I am the Lord your God. – Leviticus 19:31 (ESV)

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. – Psalm 32:8 (ESV)

The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way;
though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand. – Psalm 37:23-24 (ESV)

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.. – Psalm 25:4-5 (ESV)

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. – Matthew 7:7- 8 (ESV)

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me
on level ground! – Psalm 143:10  (ESV)

“Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared. – Exodus 23:20  (ESV)

“You have led in your steadfast love the people whom you have redeemed;
  you have guided them by your strength to your holy abode. – Exodus 15:13  (ESV)

For the Lord of hosts has purposed, and who will annul it?
His hand is stretched out and who will turn it back? – Isaiah 14:27  (ESV)

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28  (ESV)

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11  (ESV)

Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” – Genesis 28:15  (ESV)

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9  (ESV)

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