A collection of 50 uplifting bible verses about seeking God as part of our daily living. I cannot emphasis on the importance of seeking God first in everything we do in life. Be it looking to start a business, or thinking of what to study in college, finding the right life partner, entering into a relationship, the list is endless.
We all ought to seek God’s guidance first on whatever plans we are embarking on and hear from god is your plans is in line with God’s plan for you. So many of us have invested in things that looked profitable but it just didn’t not work out.
Please take time to read through these verses so you have a good understanding of what God expects from you. When you seek God the right way, He will surely establish your plans.
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The Need To Seek God First
And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.
Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, who do his just commands; seek righteousness; seek humility; perhaps you may be hidden on the day of the anger of the Lord.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.
But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation say continually, Great is the Lord!
And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,
For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel: Seek me and live;
And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.
2 Chronicles 12:14
And he did evil, for he did not set his heart to seek the Lord.
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Instead, seek his kingdom, and these things will be added to you.
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.
But from there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.
Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near;
You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.
With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments!
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.
I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.
Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice!
1 Chronicles 16:11
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied; those who seek him shall praise the Lord! May your hearts live forever!
When the humble see it they will be glad; you who seek God, let your hearts revive.
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,
Seeking God With Your Whole Heart
I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.
The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.
Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it completely.
A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! May those who love your salvation say evermore, God is great!
2 Chronicles 7:14
If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
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.
My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
1 Chronicles 22:19
Now set your mind and heart to seek the Lord your God. Arise and build the sanctuary of the Lord God, so that the ark of the covenant of the Lord and the holy vessels of God may be brought into a house built for the name of the Lord.
1 Chronicles 28:9
And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.
As for me, I would seek God, and to God would I commit my cause, who does great things and unsearchable, marvelous things without number:
Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish it – the Lord is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
2 Chronicles 15:13
But that whoever would not seek the Lord, the God of Israel, should be put to death, whether young or old, man or woman.
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you, declares the Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, declares the Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.
The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him.
The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it.
The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. They have all turned aside; together they have become corrupt; there is none who does good, not even one.
Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
2 Chronicles 15:2
And he went out to meet Asa and said to him, Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The Lord is with you while you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.
You have said, Seek my face. My heart says to you, Your face, Lord, do I seek.