42 Bible Verse on Seeking the Lord When you don’t know what to do

Trevor Lund
7 min readFeb 28, 2024

Seek the Lord — What does the Bible say about seeking the Lord when your facing an impossibility?

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Seek the Lord

42 Bible verses on seeking the Lord when you don’t know what to do

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.”

Psalm 9:10 (NLT) “Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O LORD, do not abandon those who search for you.”

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

Psalm 105:4 (NLT) “Search for the LORD and for his strength; continually seek him.”

Proverbs 3:5–6 (NLT) “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.”

Jeremiah 29:11–13 (NLT) “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.”

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

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.”

James 1:5 (NLT) “If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.”

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.”

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 holy vessels of God into the Temple built to honor the LORD’s name.”

2 Chronicles 14:4 (NLT) “He commanded the people of Judah to seek the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and to obey his law and his commands.”

2 Chronicles 15:2 (NLT) “He went out to meet Asa as he was returning from battle. ‘Listen to me, Asa!’ he shouted. ‘Listen, all you people of Judah and Benjamin! The LORD will stay with you as long as you stay with him! Whenever you seek him, you will find him. But if you abandon him, he will abandon you.’”

2 Chronicles 15:12–13 (NLT) “Then they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD, the God of their ancestors, with all their heart and soul. They agreed that anyone who refused to seek the LORD, the God of Israel, would be put to death — whether young or old, man or woman.”

2 Chronicles 15:15 (NLT) “All in Judah were happy about this covenant, for they had entered into it with all their heart. They earnestly sought after God, and they found him. And the LORD gave them rest from their enemies on every side.”

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 (NLT) “Jehoshaphat was terrified by this news and begged the LORD for guidance. He also ordered everyone in Judah to begin fasting. So people from all the towns of Judah came to Jerusalem to seek the LORD’s help.”

2 Chronicles 26:5 (NLT) “Uzziah sought God during the days of Zechariah, who taught him to fear God. And as long as the king sought guidance from the LORD, God gave him success.”

2 Chronicles 30:19 (NLT) “May the LORD, who is good, pardon those who decide to follow the LORD, the God of their ancestors, even though they are not properly cleansed for the ceremony.”

2 Chronicles 31:21 (NLT) “In all that he did in the service of the Temple of God and in his efforts to follow God’s laws and commands, Hezekiah sought his God wholeheartedly. As a result, he was very successful.”

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 22:26 (NLT) “The poor will eat and be satisfied. All who seek the LORD will praise him. Their hearts will rejoice with everlasting joy.”

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.”

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

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!’”

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.”

Psalm 69:32 (NLT)

“The humble will see their God at work and be glad. Let all who seek God’s help be encouraged.”

Psalm 70:4 (NLT) “But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, ‘God is great!’”

Psalm 105:3 (NLT) “Exult in his holy name; rejoice, you who worship the LORD.”

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

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

Psalm 119:45 (NLT) “I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments.”

Isaiah 8:19 (NLT) “Someone may say to you, ‘Let’s ask the mediums and those who consult the spirits of the dead. With their whisperings and mutterings, they will tell us what to do.’ But shouldn’t people ask God for guidance? Should the living seek guidance from the dead?”

Isaiah 45:19 (NLT) “I would not have told the people of Israel to seek me if I could not be found. I, the LORD, speak only what is true and declare only what is right.”

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.”

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.’”

Amos 5:4 (NLT) “This is what the LORD says to the family of Israel: ‘Come back to me and live!’”

Amos 5:6 (NLT) “Come back to the LORD and live! Otherwise, he will roar through Israel like a fire, devouring you completely. Your gods in Bethel won’t be able to quench the flames.”

Zephaniah 2:3 (NLT) “Seek the LORD, all who are humble, and follow his commands. Seek to do what is right and to live humbly. Perhaps even yet the LORD will protect you — protect you from his anger on that day of destruction.”

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.”

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

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.”

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.”

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.”

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Trevor Lund

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