Where there is no counsel, purposes are frustrated, but with many counselors they are accomplished.
Proverbs 15: 22(AMP)
There are many plans in a man's heart,
nevertheless the Lord's counsel—that will stand.
Proverbs 19: 21(NKJV)
And by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.
Colossians 1: 20(NKJV)
Plans are established by counsel;
by wise counsel wage war.
Proverbs 20: 18(NKJV)
Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.
Ephesians 3: 20(NKJV)
But indeed for this purpose I have raised you up, that I may show My power in you, and that My name may be declared in all the earth.
Exodus 9: 16(NKJV)
The Lord of hosts has sworn, saying,
"Surely, as I have thought, so it shall come to pass,
And as I have purposed, so it shall stand."
Isaiah 14: 24(NKJV)
The Lord will perfect that which concerns me;
Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever;
Do not forsake the works of Your hands.
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God
I know that You can do everything,
And that no purpose of Yours can be withheld from You
O Lord, You are my God.
I will exalt You,
I will praise Your name,
for You have done wonderful things;
Your counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.
Isaiah 25: 1(NKJV)
For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome.
Jeremiah 29: 11(AMP)
The purpose in a man's heart is like deep water,
but a man of understanding will draw it out.
He has shown you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justly,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly with your God?
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
John 6: 38(NKJV)
Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began.
2 Timothy 1:9(NKJV)
And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day.
John 6: 40(NKJV)
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
Romans 8: 28(NKJV)
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 3:18(NKJV)
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
You have tested my heart;
You have visited me in the night;
You have tried me and have found nothing;
I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.
Psalm 17: 3(NKJV)
I will cry out to God Most High,
to God who performs all things for me.
Psalm 57: 2(NKJV)
In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will.
But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty.
1 Corinthians 1:27(NKJV)
To everything there is a season, and a time for every matter or purpose under heaven.
Ecclesiastes 3: 1(AMP)
He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.
Ecclesiastes 3: 11(NKJV)
I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked, for there is a time [appointed] for every matter and purpose and for every work.
Ecclesiastes 3: 17(AMP)
Let your eyes look right on [with fixed purpose], and let your gaze be straight before you.
Proverbs 4: 25(AMP)
The thoughts of the righteous are right,
But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
Proverbs 12: 5(NKJV)
Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
Galatians 1: 3-4(NKJV)
Look carefully then how you walk! Live purposefully and worthily and accurately, not as the unwise and witless, but as wise (sensible, intelligent people).
Ephesians 5: 15(AMP)
I, the Lord, have called You in righteousness,
And will hold Your hand;
I will keep You and give You as a covenant to the people,
As a light to the Gentiles.
Isaiah 42: 6(AMP)
Declaring the end and the result from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure and purpose.
Isaiah 46: 10(AMP)
For Christ died and lived again for this very purpose, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
Romans 14: 9(AMP)
For "who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct Him?" But we have the mind of Christ.
1 Corinthians 2: 16(NKJV)
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.
So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth;
It shall not return to Me void,
But it shall accomplish what I please,
And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
Having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will.
Ephesians 1: 5(NKJV)
To the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places, according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Ephesians 3: 10-11(NKJV)
And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.
1 John 2: 17(NKJV)
When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.
Acts 11: 23(NKJV)
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