A beautiful collection of inspirational Bible quotes about the power of positive thinking, including encouragement to make the most of your life and take responsibility for your choices.
To achieve your goals and dreams, positive thinking is essential to help you overcome obstacles and achieve success. The Bible teaches that your attitude determines how you will live your life; therefore, it is best to surround yourself with positive people and influences. These powerful Bible verses are fitting reminders of how important it is to think positively regardless of the circumstances you face in life.
Positive thinking is an important part of overcoming negativity. Whether you’re having a hard time with your marriage or going through a bout of depression, these Bible verses about positive thinking will have you feeling more optimistic.
Bible Verses About Positive Thinking
do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
Pleasant words are a honeycomb,
Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
1 Corinthians 14:37
If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, let him recognize that the things which I write to you are the Lord’s commandment.
1 Timothy 1:7
wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.
things which are a mere shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ.
A joyful heart is good medicine,
But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
Teach me what I do not see;
If I have done iniquity,
I will not do it again’?
for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Tell me, you who want to be under law, do you not listen to the law?
Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord;
Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,
Who delight in doing evil
And rejoice in the perversity of evil;
1 Corinthians 12:23
and those members of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God!
How vast is the sum of them!
2 Timothy 2:14
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love
and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind,
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;
“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.
1 Thessalonians 5:7
For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night.
Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
“Do not handle, do not taste, do not touch!”
So you will walk in the way of good men
And keep to the paths of the righteous.
For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 7:37
But he who stands firm in his heart, being under no constraint, but has authority over his own will, and has decided this in his own heart, to keep his own virgin daughter, he will do well.
1 Corinthians 7:21
Were you called while a slave? Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, rather do that.
Where then is that sense of blessing you had? For I bear you witness that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.
For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves,
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
“The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light.
Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
Therefore this saying went out among the brethren that that disciple would not die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but only, “If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you?”
1 Corinthians 9:21
to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without law.
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
And in His law he meditates day and night.
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
The serpent said to the woman, You surely will not die!
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
1 John 1:5
This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? May it never be!
1 John 5:13
These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.
“I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
bible verses about staying positive in hard times
As I’ve walked through hard times in my own life many of these Bible verses about strength have been a huge encouragement to me. Much like I did, you’ll likely see a common theme in among these verses. It isn’t our strength that we need to rely on but the Lord’s strength. Drawing His strength not just during hard times but on a daily basis is the best way to walk through our days.
1 Chronicles 16:11
Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.
You, God, are awesome in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!
The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights.
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
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.
In your unfailing love you will lead the people you have redeemed. In your strength you will guide them to your holy dwelling.
1 Thessalonians 3:13
May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones.
1 Chronicles 16:27
Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place.
Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.
The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.
I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.
But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.
She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.
2 Thessalonians 3:3
But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.
But you, Lord, do not be far from me. You are my strength; come quickly to help me.
2 Timothy 4:17
But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.