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Popular Bible Verses about Purpose

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2 Timothy 3:16

Bible Rank: 9

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness NIV

Every Scripture is God-breathed (given by His inspiration) and profitable for instruction, for reproof and conviction of sin, for correction of error and discipline in obedience, [and] for training in righteousness (in holy living, in conformity to God's will in thought, purpose, and action), AMP

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: KJV


Acts 2:38

Bible Rank: 12

Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit." NIV

And Peter answered them, Repent (change your views and purpose to accept the will of God in your inner selves instead of rejecting it) and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of and release from your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. AMP

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. KJV


Romans 8:28

Bible Rank: 14

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. NIV

We are assured and know that [God being a partner in their labor] all things work together and are [fitting into a plan] for good to and for those who love God and are called according to [His] design and purpose. AMP

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. KJV


1 John 1:9

Bible Rank: 41

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. NIV

If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and just (true to His own nature and promises) and will forgive our sins [dismiss our lawlessness] and [continuously] cleanse us from all unrighteousness [everything not in conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action]. AMP

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. KJV


Philippians 2:5

Bible Rank: 63

In your relationships with one another, have the same attitude of mind Christ Jesus had: NIV

Let this same attitude and purpose and [humble] mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus: [Let Him be your example in humility:] AMP

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: KJV


Luke 1:4

Bible Rank: 118

So that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught. NIV

[My purpose is] that you may know the full truth and understand with certainty and security against error the accounts (histories) and doctrines of the faith of which you have been informed and in which you have been orally instructed. AMP

That thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed. KJV


Acts 3:19

Bible Rank: 159

Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord NIV

So repent (change your mind and purpose); turn around and return [to God], that your sins may be erased (blotted out, wiped clean), that times of refreshing (of recovering from the effects of heat, of reviving with fresh air) may come from the presence of the Lord AMP

Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord. KJV


1 John 2:1

Bible Rank: 247

My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father – Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. NIV

MY LITTLE children, I write you these things so that you may not violate God's law and sin. But if anyone should sin, we have an Advocate (One Who will intercede for us) with the Father--[it is] Jesus Christ [the all] righteous [upright, just, Who conforms to the Father's will in every purpose, thought, and action]. AMP

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: KJV


Galatians 3:4

Bible Rank: 260

Have you experienced so much in vain – if it really was in vain? NIV

Have you suffered so many things and experienced so much all for nothing (to no purpose)--if it really is to no purpose and in vain? AMP

Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain. KJV


Ephesians 3:20

Bible Rank: 309

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us NIV

Now to Him Who, by (in consequence of) the [action of His] power that is at work within us, is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly, far over and above all that we [dare] ask or think [infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams]-- AMP

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, KJV


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