121 Bible Verses About Goals

It can be hard to set goals for yourself. If you pick a goal that’s difficult to achieve, you’ll start to feel scared. If you pick a goal that’s too easy to achieve, you’ll question yourself why that’s all you did. Either way, having a goal is still better than not having any at all. These Bible verses about goals will strengthen and help clear your mind during those difficult moments.

Bible Verses About Goals

1. But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run, and not be weary, and they shall walk, and not faint. – Isaiah 40:31

2. What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God. – Micah 6:8

3. But Jesus looked at them and said, with man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible. – Matthew 19:26

4. Then Jesus explained, my nourishment comes from doing the will of God, who sent me, and from finishing his work. Jesus said to them, my food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work. – John 4:34

5. Go to the ant, O sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise. – Proverb 6:6

6. For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, this man began to build and was not able to finish. – Luke 14:28-30

7. Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion, for behold I am coming and I will dwell in your midst, declares the Lord. – Zechariah 2:10

8. Jesus answered and said to him, if anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our abode with him. – John 14:23

9. And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them. – Revelation 21:3

10. I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overpower it. – Matthew 16:18

11. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord. – Ephesians 2:19-22

12. So that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she would be holy and blameless. – Ephesians 5:26-27

13. The Lord will accomplish what concerns me, your loving-kindness, O Lord, is everlasting, do not forsake the works of your hands. – Psalm 138:8

14. 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. – Matthew 26:39

15. 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. – Mark 14:36

16. Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me, yet not my will, but yours be done. – Luke 22:42

17. Then I said, behold, I have come to do your will, O God. – Hebrews 10:7

18. The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he anointed me to preach the Gospel to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed, to proclaim the favourable year of the Lord. – Luke 4:18-19

19. The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners, to proclaim the favorable year of the Lord and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn. – Isaiah 61:1-2

20. I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. – Luke 15:7

21. So it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish. – Matthew 18:14

22. In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents. – Luke 15:10

23. I glorified You on the earth, having accomplished the work which you have given me to do. – John 17:4

Bible Verses About Goals

24. Now judgment is upon this world, now the ruler of this world will be cast out. – John 12:31

25. Trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord. – Ephesians 5:10

26. For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God. – Colossians 1:9-10

27. More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ. – Philippians 3:8

28. This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. – John 17:3

29. For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it. Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him, saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish. – Luke 14:28-31

30. I can do all this through him who gives me strength. – Philippians 4:13

31. In their hearts, humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. – Proverbs 16:9

32. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. – Proverbs 3:6

33. All who are prudent act with knowledge, but fools expose their folly. – Proverbs 13:16

34. Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. – Psalms. 127:1 

35. The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty. – Proverbs 21:5

36. Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, but happy is he who keeps the law. – Proverbs 29:18

37. Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. – Psalm 127:1

38. Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. – Proverbs 16:3

39. But the noble make noble plans, and by noble deeds they stand. – Isaiah 32:8

40. But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. – Jeremiah 17:7

Bible Verses About Goals

41. And the Lord answered me, write the vision, make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it. For still the vision awaits its appointed time, it hastens to the end it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it, it will surely come, it will not delay. – Habakkuk 2:2-3

42. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. – Matthew 6:33

43. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, move from here to there, and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. – Matthew 17:20

44. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. – Romans 12:2

45. Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen. –  Ephesians 3:20-21

46. Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:13-14

47. So do not throw away your confidence, it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. – Hebrews 10:35-36

48. Put your outdoor work in order and get your fields ready, after that, build your house. – Proverbs 24:27

49. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable if anything is excellent or praiseworthy think about such things. – Philippians 4:8

50. Surely goodness and loving kindness will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. – Psalm 23:6

51. And in Him, you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority. – Colossians 2:10

52. For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will of Him who sent me. – John 6:38

53. I can do nothing on my own initiative as I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will, but the will of Him who sent me. – John 5:30

54. But He said to them, I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose. – Luke 4:43

55. For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost. – Luke 19:10

56. And He said to them, go and tell that fox, behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach my goal. – Luke 13:32

57. After this, Jesus, knowing that all things had already been accomplished, to fulfil the Scripture, said, I am thirsty. – John 19:28

58. Instead, you ought to say, if the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that. But as it is, you boast in your arrogance, all such boasting is evil. – James 4:15-16

59. For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11

60. Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all. In your hand are power and might, and in your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all. – 1 Chronicles 29:12

61. The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save, he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will quiet you by his love, he will exult over you with loud singing. – Zephaniah 3:17

Bible Verses About Goals 

62. Then he said to them, go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. – Nehemiah 8:10

63. Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger. – Psalm 8:2

64. I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. – Psalm 18:1-2

65. The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid. – Psalm 27:1

66. The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord, he is their stronghold in the time of trouble. – Psalm 37:39

67. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. – Psalm 46:1-3

68. With the mighty deeds of the Lord God I will come, I will remind them of your righteousness, yours alone. – Psalm 71:16

69. My soul melts away for sorrow, strengthen me according to your word. – Psalm 119:28

70. On the day I called, you answered me, my strength of soul you increased. – Psalm 138:3

71. Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust, and will not be afraid,  for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation. – Isaiah 12:2

72. God, the Lord, is my strength, he makes my feet like the deer’s, he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster, with stringed instruments. – Habakkuk 3:19

73. Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. – Matthew 6:34

Bible Verses About Goals 

74. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. – Mark 12:30

75. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. – Acts 1:8

76. But he said to me, my grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

77. That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being. – Ephesians 3:16

78. Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. – Ephesians 6:10

79. For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. – 2 Timothy 1:7:

80. Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not. – Jeremiah 33:3 

81. 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. – Ephesians 3:20 

82. The Lord God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you. – Deuteronomy 1:11 

83. But as it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. – 1 Corinthians 2:9

84. Where there is no vision, the people perish, but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. – Proverbs 29:18 

85. Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. – 1 John 4:4 

86. O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy endureth forever. – 1 Chronicles 16:34 

87. And the Lord shall make thee the head, and not the tail, and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath. – Deuteronomy 28:13

Bible Verses About Goals

88. And Jesus looking upon them saith, with men, it is impossible, but not with God, for with God all things are possible. – Mark 10:27 

89. Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. – Psalm 127:1 

90. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is his good, pleasing and perfect will. – Romans 12:2 

91. But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. – Psalm 33:11 

92. May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus. – Romans 15:5

93. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. – Colossians 3:13

94. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. – Mark 10:45

95. My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry. – James 1:19

96. 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. – Jeremiah 29:11

97. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. – 1 Peter 4:8

98. Then Jacob called the name of the place Peniel which means I have seen God face to face and my life was spared. – Genesis 32:30

99. And he said, please hear my words if there is a prophet among you, I, Yahweh, will make myself known to him in a vision. I will speak to him in a dream. – Numbers 12:6

100. Thus says Yahweh of hosts, you must not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They are deluding you with visions of their mind, They do not speak from the mouth of Yahweh. – Jeremiah 23:16

101. And it was in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, and I was in the midst of the exiles by the Kebar River. The heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God. – Ezekiel 1:1

102. And it will be in the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams. – Acts 2:17

103. Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord. – Psalm 37:4-5

Bible Verses About Goals

104. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. – Proverbs 3:5-6

105. Roll your works upon the Lord commit and trust them wholly to Him. He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and so shall your plans be established and succeed. – Proverbs 16:3

106. I can do all things which He has called me to do through Him who strengthens and empowers me to fulfill His purpose I am self-sufficient in Christ’s sufficiency; I am ready for anything and equal to anything through Him who infuses me with inner strength and confident peace. – Philippians 4:13

107. So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. – Hebrews 10:35-36

108. But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. – Jeremiah 17:7

109. In their hearts, humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. – Proverbs 16:9

110. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. – Proverbs 19:21

111. The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty. – Proverbs 21:5

112. Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it. – Luke 14:28

113. Wise people think before they act. – Proverbs 13:16

114. Write down the vision and make it plain on tablets so that whoever reads it may run with it. – Habakkuk 2:2-3

115. Where there is no vision, the people perish. – Proverbs 29:18

116. Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity. – Proverbs 21:5

117. I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me. – Philippians 3:14

118. If only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me. – Acts 20:24

119. 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. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. – Hebrews 12:1-2

120. But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded. – 2 Chronicles 15:7

121. May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. – Psalm 20:4

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