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43 Powerful Bible Verses About Achieving Goals With God’s Help

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Are you striving to achieve a goal, but feeling like you’re not getting anywhere? Let these powerful bible verses about achieving goals encourage and empower you as you work to reach your goals.

Be reminded that with God on your side,anything is possible!

Bible Verses About Achieving Goals

Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.

1 Peter 5:7 NLT

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.

Proverbs 16:9 (NLT)

But when I am afraid, I will put my trust in you.

Psalm 56:3 (NLT)

The Lord is my light and my salvation so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?

Psalm 27:1 (NLT)

I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me.

Psalm 94:18-19 (NLT)

I am not afraid of ten thousand enemies who surround me on every side.

Psalm 3:6 (NLT)

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You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!

Isaiah 26:3 (NLT)

I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears.

Psalm 34:4 (NLT)

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

Psalm 34:18 (NLT)

In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.

Psalm 4:8 (NLT)

So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you.”

Deuteronomy 31:6 (NLT)

The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart.He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.

Psalm 28:7 (NLT)

My heart has heard you say, “Come and talk with me.” And my heart responds, “Lord, I am coming.”

Psalm 27:8 (NLT)

I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.

Psalm 16:8 (NLT)

I know the Lord is always with me.I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.

Psalm 55:22 (NLT)

The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety.

Psalm 18:2 (NLT)

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth!

Psalm 121:2 (NLT) 

The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name.

Psalm 23:1-3 (NLT)

So be strong and courageous, all you who put your hope in the Lord!

Psalm 31:2 (NLT)

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

2 Timothy 1:7 (NLT)

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Bible Verses About Goals

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.

Hebrews 12:1 (NLT)

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:6-7 (NLT)

She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.

Proverbs 31:25-26 (NLT)

Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. Reward her for all she has done. Let her deeds publicly declare her praise.

Proverbs 31:30-31 (NLT)

Trust in the Lord and do good. Then you will live safely in the land and prosper. Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires. Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you.

Psalm 37:3-5 (NLT)

Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires.

Psalm 37:4 (NLT)

Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come.

Jeremiah 33:3 (NLT)

Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.

Proverbs 3:6 (NLT)

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.

Proverbs 3:5 (NLT)

Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm  91:1 (NLT)

This I declare about the Lord:
He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him. For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease. He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.

Psalm 91:2-4 (NLT)

You are worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honor and power. For you created all things, and they exist because you created what you pleased.

Revelation 4:11 (NLT)

And then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea. They sang: Blessing and honor and glory and power belong to the one sitting on the throne and to the Lamb forever and ever.

Revelation 5:13 (NLT)

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Lord, it is time for you to act, for these evil people have violated your instructions.

Psalm 119:126 (NLT)

So whether we are here in this body or away from this body, our goal is to please him.

2 Corinthians 5:9 (NLT)

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

Hebrews 13:8 (NLT)

Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom.

Psalm 90:12 (NLT)

Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others

Colossians 3:12 -13 (NLT)

When Israel chose new gods,
war erupted at the city gates.
Yet not a shield or spear could be seen among forty thousand warriors in Israel!

Judges 5:8 (NLT)

Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me
all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever.

Psalm 23:6 (NLT)

Do not make idols or set up carved images, or sacred pillars, or sculptured stones in your land so you may worship them. I am the Lord your God. You must keep my Sabbath days of rest and show reverence for my sanctuary. I am the Lord. If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands.

Leviticus 26:1-3 (NLT)

This is how a king will reign over you,” Samuel said. “The king will draft your sons and assign them to his chariots and his charioteers, making them run before his chariots.

1 Samuel 8:11 (NLT)

This vision is for a future time. It describes the end, and it will be fulfilled. If it seems slow in coming, wait patiently,  for it will surely take place. It will not be delayed.

Habakkuk 2:3 (NLT)

Too much activity gives you restless dreams; too many words make you a fool.

Ecclesiastes 5:3 (NLT)

It is better to say nothing than to make a promise and not keep it.


In the end, achieving your goals is a decision. It’s up to you whether or not you want to take that step towards living out your dreams and being what God created you for. 

We all have doubts from time to time about if we can do it on our own, but when we give in and surrender ourselves completely to Him, He will help us find peace with our decisions and show us how far He wants us to go! 

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