What does the Bible say about change? Scriptures on New Beginnings
Find the best Bible verses about change in this collection of scripture quotes. Discover what scripture reveals about changing our lives and what will never change, Jesus Christ.
The Bible informs us that we change entirely when we become followers and believers of Jesus, being a "new creation" in Christ. God's Word also teaches that while it seems modernity brings novels challenges and disputes, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun." (Ecclesiastes 1:9)
Read through the many Bible verses about change in the collection below:
Photo credit: Â©Thinkstockphotos.com
9 What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.
8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."
22 You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds; 24 and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God-this is your true and proper worship. 2 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.
1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
10 and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
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.
6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."
16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed- 52 in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.
6 "I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed.
15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.
9 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
2 Desire without knowledge is not good- how much more will hasty feet miss the way!
16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.