59 Bible Verses about
Guidance i.e. God Wisdom

Today so many people lack guidance and wisdom and for so many reasons, but mosly because they never ask for it from God. And the very sad part is they do not even know where to turn to get it. Well the good news my friend is that the Word of God (The Bible) has much to say about God teaching us and guiding us when we ask of His help. The first thing to do of course is ASK GOD for His help!

I have a wooden sign in my office of James 1:5, and look at it often and ask God for His help in guiding me by His great Wisdom. He is the Wisest Person (Spirit) because He knows your end from your beginning. Yes indeed, He know everything about you and I, even that we need His gudiance and wisdom daily.

James 1:5 says, "If any of you lack wisdom, that person should ask of God who gives generously, to all, and without finding fault, and it (wisdom) will be given to you."

Notice what it does NOT say, like you have tp "repent" before getting wisdom from Him. Nor does it say He gives it to "only a few" people. But He is willing to give His WISDOM, i.e. GUIDANCE to ALL who ask Him for it. To me, that was a BIG DEAL!!! I like this unpublished interpretation also.

"If any of you lack wisdom and guidance, that person need only to ask of God, because He (God) gives generously to everyone, and He does so without finding fault, and so wisdom and guidance will be given to you." -- AGI

(Adah Guzman Interpretation and none published version I own.)

I was suffering from fear at one time in my life, very badly. I went to God and asked for His wisdom and gudiance on how to deal with it. I love in the Word of God, but Psalm 34:4 is near and dear to my heart. I have hear the Spirit of the Lord give me this out loud, placing this Scripture in my hand like a sword to deal with my fears. He said it this way to me:

"I sought the LORD, and He answered me (Barbara), and delivered me (Barbara) from all my fears, not some of my fears but all of my fears.(Psa 34:4) He said resist the devil and he will flee from you.(James4:7b)" I ask why Lord? He went on to say, "Because I am with you Barbara in not some of what you do, but all that you do.(Gen 21:22) So tell the enemy to take a hike in Jesus name."

So you see His gudiance for me came in the form of 3 Scriptures. I use these 3 Scriptures as a Sword from the Lord whenever the ememy of my soul trys his best to make me fearful of anything. Psalm 34:4, James 4:7b, and Genesis 21:22 was His wisdom and His Word to me that broke the back of fear in my life. Amen, it will your too if you use that Sword too, because it not just mind, but it is everyone who picks it up and uses it! Amen!


Our Key Verse:

James 1:5 - But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God,
who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

If I only had one verse of Scripture to pick from, this one would be enough for me. However, we have many more to pick from. Here are 58 more to study and Proclaim, Pray and Ppraise God for. As a Watchmen on the Wall in the Congregation of the Lord I want to share these with you today. Let us start by reading each one and seeing how we can grab hold and claim these to make us wiser in Him.

Psalms 25:4-5 - Make me 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.

Genesis 40:5-8 - Then the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt, who were confined in jail, both had a dream the same night, each man with his own dream and each dream with its own interpretation. When Joseph came to them in the morning and observed them, behold, they were dejected. He asked Pharaoh's officials who were with him in confinement in his master's house, "Why are your faces so sad today?"

Exodus 33:12-16 - Then Moses said to the LORD, "See, You say to me, 'Bring up this people!' But You Yourself have not let me know whom You will send with me Moreover, You have said, 'I have known you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.' "Now therefore, I pray You, if I have found favor in Your sight, let me know Your ways that I may know You, so that I may find favor in Your sight consider too, that this nation is Your people." And He said, "My Presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest."

Job 6:24 - "Teach me, and I will be silent; and show me how I have erred.
Psalms 5:8 - O LORD, lead me in Your righteousness because of my foes; make Your way straight before me.
Psalms 27:11 - Teach me Your way, O LORD, and lead me in a level path because of my foes.
Psalms 31:3 - For You are my rock and my fortress; for Your name's sake You will lead me and guide me.

Psalms 61:1-2 - Hear my cry, O God; give heed to my prayer. from the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Psalms 86:11 - Teach me Your way, O LORD; I will walk in Your truth; unite my heart to fear Your name.

Psalms 143:8 - Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; for I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk; for to You I lift up my soul.

Psalms 43:3 - O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me; let them bring me to Your holy hill and to Your dwelling places.

Psalms 16:7-8 - I will bless the LORD who has counseled me; indeed, my mind instructs me in the night. I have set the LORD continually before me; because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Psalms 73:23-24 - Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand. With Your counsel You will guide me, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalms 119:35 - Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, for I delight in it.

John 10:3-4 - "To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice."

Proverbs 3:5-6 - 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 your paths straight.

2 Chronicles 6:26-27 - "When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because they have sinned against You, and they pray toward this place and confess Your name, and turn from their sin when You afflict them; then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of Your servants and Your people Israel, indeed, teach them the good way in which they should walk. And send rain on Your land which You have given to Your people for an inheritance.

Psalms 25:9 - He leads the humble in justice, and He teaches the humble His way.

Psalms 139:23-24 - Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my anxious thoughts; and see if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way.

Isaiah 57:15 - For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, and also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Jeremiah 50:4-5 - "In those days and at that time," declares the LORD, "the sons of Israel will come, both they and the sons of Judah as well; they will go along weeping as they go, and it will be the LORD their God they will seek. "They will ask for the way to Zion, turning their faces in its direction; they will come that they may join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that will not be forgotten.

Joel 2:28 - "It will come about after this that I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.
Acts 10:3-6 - About the ninth hour of the day he clearly saw in a vision an angel of God who had just come in and said to him, "Cornelius!" And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, "What is it, Lord?" And he said to him, "Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God. "Now dispatch some men to Joppa and send for a man named Simon, who is also called Peter;

Ezekiel 20:1-3 -Now in the seventh year, in the fifth month, on the tenth of the month, certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of the LORD, and sat before me. And the word of the LORD came to me saying, "Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Do you come to inquire of Me? As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "I will not be inquired of by you."'

Matthew 26:39 - And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."

Mark 14:35-36 - And He went a little beyond them, and fell to the ground and began to pray that if it were possible, the hour might pass Him by. And He was saying, "Abba! Father! All things are possible for You; remove this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what You will."

Luke 22:42 - Saying, "Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done."

Numbers 14:8-9 - "If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us--a land which flows with milk and honey."Only do not rebel against the LORD; and do not fear the people of the land, for they will be our prey. Their protection has been removed from them, and the LORD is with us; do not fear them."

Psalms 32:8-9 - I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you. Do not be as the horse or as the mule which has no understanding, whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check, otherwise they will not come near to you.

Isaiah 48:17-18 - Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you in the way you should go. "If only you had paid attention to My commandments! Then your well-being would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Romans 12:1-2 - Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

Luke 12:11-12 - "When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say; for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say."

Psalms 143:10 - Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God; let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.

John 16:13 - "But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.

Acts 10:19-20 - While Peter was reflecting on the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are looking for you. "But get up, go downstairs and accompany them without misgivings, for I have sent them Myself."

Acts 13:2 - While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

Acts 16:6-7 - They passed through the Phrygian and Galatian region, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia; and after they came to Mysia, they were trying to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not permit them;

Galatians 5:18 - But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the Law.

1 John 2:26-27 - These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you. As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you abide in Him.

Psalms 119:105 - Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalms 19:8 - The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Isaiah 8:19-20 - When they say to you, "Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter," should not a people consult with their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living? To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Acts 17:11 - Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

2 Peter 1:19 - So we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.

Exodus 13:21-22 - The LORD was going before them in a pillar of cloud by day to lead them on the way, and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night. He did not take away the pillar of cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people.

Exodus 14:19-20 The angel of God, who had been going before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them. So it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud along with the darkness, yet it gave light at night. Thus the one did not come near the other all night.

Nehemiah 9:19 - You, in Your great compassion, did not forsake them in the wilderness; the pillar of cloud did not leave them by day, to guide them on their way, nor the pillar of fire by night, to light for them the way in which they were to go.

Exodus 28:29-30 - "Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece of judgment over his heart when he enters the holy place, for a memorial before the LORD continually."You shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be over Aaron's heart when he goes in before the LORD; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the LORD continually.

Numbers 27:21 - "Moreover, he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before the LORD. At his command they shall go out and at his command they shall come in, both he and the sons of Israel with him, even all the congregation."

1 Samuel 14:36-42 - Then Saul said, "Let us go down after the Philistines by night and take spoil among them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them." And they said, "Do whatever seems good to you." So the priest said, "Let us draw near to God here." Saul inquired of God, "Shall I go down after the Philistines? Will You give them into the hand of Israel?" But He did not answer him on that day. Saul said, "Draw near here, all you chiefs of the people, and investigate and see how this sin has happened today.

Proverbs 16:33 - The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.

Jonah 1:7 - Each man said to his mate, "Come, let us cast lots so we may learn on whose account this calamity has struck us" So they cast lots and the lot fell on Jonah.

Acts 1:26 - And they drew lots for them, and the lot fell to Matthias; and he was added to the eleven apostles.

Matthew 2:19-20 - But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said, "Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child's life are dead."

Acts 9:10-11 - Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and the Lord said to him in a vision, "Ananias." And he said, "Here I am, Lord." And the Lord said to him, "Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,

Acts 11:5-9 - I was in the city of Joppa praying; and in a trance I saw a vision, an object coming down like a great sheet lowered by four corners from the sky; and it came right down to me, and when I had fixed my gaze on it and was observing it I saw the four-footed animals of the earth and the wild beasts and the crawling creatures and the birds of the air. I also heard a voice saying to me, 'Get up, Peter; kill and eat.'

There are many ways to hear from God and get the Wisdom and Guidance you need. Make sure you know that He can and will speak to you through others, numbers, signs, your husband or your wife. But of course He would have told you first, these other things come along to be the "confriming word" letting you know you indeed have heard from God.

Shalom, Barbara <><

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