39 Amazing Bible Verses on Seeking the Lord

Trevor Lund
6 min readMar 1, 2024

Seek the Lord — Find out what the Bible says about seeking the Lord

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39 Amazing Bible verses on seeking the Lord

Matthew 6:33 NLT Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.

Hebrews 11:6 NLT And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.

1 Chronicles 16:11 NLT Search for the Lord and for his strength; continually seek him.

Proverbs 8:17 NLT “I love all who love me. Those who search will surely find me.”

Jeremiah 29:13 NLT If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.

Psalm 63:1 NLT O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water.

Deuteronomy 4:29 NLT But from there you will search again for the Lord your God. And if you search for him with all your heart and soul, you will find him.

Psalm 9:10 NLT Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for you.

Matthew 7:7–8 NLT “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.”

Psalm 34:10 NLT Even strong young lions sometimes go hungry, but those who trust in the Lord will lack no good thing.

Psalm 14:2 NLT The Lord looks down from heaven on the entire human race; he looks to see if anyone is truly wise, if anyone seeks God.

Psalm 119:2 NLT Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts.

Isaiah 55:6–7 NLT Seek the Lord while you can find him. Call on him now while he is near. Let the wicked change their ways and banish the very thought of doing wrong. Let them turn to the Lord that he may have mercy on them. Yes, turn to our God, for he will forgive generously.

Psalm 119:10 NLT I have tried hard to find you — don’t let me wander from your commands.

Lamentations 3:25 NLT The Lord is good to those who depend on him, to those who search for him.

2 Chronicles 7:14 NLT Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land.

Jeremiah 29:12–14 NLT In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. I will be found by you,” says the Lord. “I will end your captivity and restore your fortunes. I will gather you out of the nations where I sent you and will bring you home again to your own land.”

Matthew 7:7 NLT “Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you.”

Psalm 105:4 NLT Search for the Lord and for his strength; continually seek him.

James 4:8 NLT Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world.

1 Chronicles 28:9 NLT “And Solomon, my son, learn to know the God of your ancestors intimately. Worship and serve him with your whole heart and a willing mind. For the Lord sees every heart and knows every plan and thought. If you seek him, you will find him. But if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.

Isaiah 55:6 NLT Seek the Lord while you can find him. Call on him now while he is near.

Amos 5:4 NLT This is what the Lord says to Israel: “Seek me and live!”

Psalm 40:16 NLT But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, “The Lord is great!”

Acts 17:27 NLT His purpose was for the nations to seek after God and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him — though he is not far from any one of us.

Job 5:8–9 NLT “If it were me, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him. He does great things too marvelous to understand. He performs countless miracles.”

Zephaniah 2:3 NLT Seek the Lord, all who are humble, and follow his commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps even yet you will be sheltered on the day of the Lord’s anger.

Psalm 10:4 NLT The wicked are too proud to seek God. They seem to think that God is dead.

Psalm 27:8 NLT My heart has heard you say, “Come and talk with me.” And my heart responds, “Lord, I am coming.”

Psalm 27:4 NLT The one thing I ask of the Lord — the thing I seek most — is to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, delighting in the Lord’s perfections and meditating in his Temple.

Luke 11:9–10 NLT “And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.”

1 Chronicles 22:19 NLT “Now seek the Lord your God with all your heart and soul. Build the sanctuary of the Lord God so that you can bring the Ark of the Lord’s Covenant and the sacred articles belonging to God into the Temple built to honor the Lord’s name.”

2 Chronicles 15:2 NLT He went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. The Lord is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will let you find him, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.”

Psalm 34:4 NLT I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears.

Luke 12:31 NLT Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and he will give you everything you need.

Hosea 10:12 NLT I said, ‘Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will harvest a crop of love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower righteousness upon you.’

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