Doing the Will of God

This is a subsidiary post of The Will of God.

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First, we know the will of God (Knowing the Will of God); then we do it.

(An asterisk at the beginning of the citation indicates a paraphrastic expression for “doing the will of God.”)

Matthew 6:10  –  “…Your will be done…”

Matthew 7:21  –  “…but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.”

Matthew 12:50  – “For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother.”

Matthew 21:31  –  “Which of the two did the will of his father?…”

Matthew 26:42  –  “…if this cannot pass away unless I drink it, Your will be done.”

Mark 3:35  –  “For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother.”

*Luke 12:47, 48 – “And that slave who knew his master’s will and did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will receive many lashes, but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few.”

Luke 22:42  –  “…yet not My will, but Yours be done.”

John 4:34  –  “…My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me…”

John 6:38  –  “For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.”

John 7:17  –  “If anyone is willing to do His will…”

John 9:31  –  “We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

*Acts 10:35  –  “…the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him”

Acts 13:22  –  “…who will do all My will.”

Acts 21:14  –  “…The will of the Lord be done!”

Ephesians 6:5, 6  –  “…doing the will of God from the heart.”

Hebrews 10:7 (quoting Psalm 40:8 below)  –  “TO DO YOUR WILL, O GOD”

Hebrews 10:9 (quoting Psalm 40:8 below)  –  “I HAVE COME TO DO YOUR WILL…”

Hebrews 10:36  –  “you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.”

Hebrews 13:20-21  –  “…equip you in every good thing to do His will…”

*1 Peter 3:6  –  “…if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.”

1 John 2:17  –  “The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.”


Psalm 40:8 (quoted in Hebrews 10:7, 9 above)  –  “I delight to do Your will…”

Psalm 143:10  –  “Teach me to do Your will…”

Ezra 7:18  –  “…you may do according to the will of your God.”

Ezra 10:11  –  “…make confession to the LORD God of your fathers and do His will…”

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