25 Bible Verses About Planning Ahead In The Bible (NIV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Planning Ahead In The Bible (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Planning Ahead In The Bible
5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.
28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.' 31 "Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king. Will he not first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand? 32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace. 33 In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be my disciple.
9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
11 For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
27 Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house.
22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
6 Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! 7 It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, 8 yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?
16 Every prudent man acts out of knowledge, but a fool exposes his folly.
28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it? 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.'
34 Let Pharaoh appoint commissioners over the land to take a fifth of the harvest of Egypt during the seven years of abundance. 35 They should collect all the food of these good years that are coming and store up the grain under the authority of Pharaoh, to be kept in the cities for food. 36 This food should be held in reserve for the country, to be used during the seven years of famine that will come upon Egypt, so that the country may not be ruined by the famine."
13 Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money." 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. 15 Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that."
21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.
1 Timothy 5:8
8 If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds;
8 The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception.
6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
14 For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure.
3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
28 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.
20 In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has.
1 To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.
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