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Bible Verses About Speed

When you are reading the Bible and encounter speed as a subject, it may feel as if the subject is just road racing. But there’s more to it than that. Traffic laws, travel time and even goals are just some examples of things that have speed associated with them.

Speed isn’t always a good thing. As Christians, we want to make sure that we’re going at the right pace when it comes to our relationship with God. That’s why it’s important to find Bible verses about speed and how they can help you with the fast-paced world of today.

Speed. We all want it. We need it. Sometimes, there are days when we focus on being still, other times we feel like we’re going nowhere fast. As humans, we struggle with this concept in different ways; sometimes it’s a quick pace of life that keeps us moving and sometimes it’s the slow pace of living that gets us up in the morning. For me, the most important thing is to remember that speed is relative to God and his scriptures. If you’re having trouble finding speed in your life or keeping up with those around you – look to these bible verses about speed

Bible Verses About Speed

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 32 helpful votes
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Isaiah 51:9 ESV / 17 helpful votes
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; awake, as in days of old, the generations of long ago. Was it not you who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the dragon?

2 Timothy 4:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

Isaiah 60:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes
The least one shall become a clan, and the smallest one a mighty nation; I am the Lord; in its time I will hasten it.

Amos 9:13-15 ESV / 12 helpful votes
“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when the plowman shall overtake the reaper and the treader of grapes him who sows the seed; the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and all the hills shall flow with it. I will restore the fortunes of my people Israel, and they shall rebuild the ruined cities and inhabit them; they shall plant vineyards and drink their wine, and they shall make gardens and eat their fruit. I will plant them on their land, and they shall never again be uprooted out of the land that I have given them,” says the Lord your God.

Psalm 91:1-2 ESV / 11 helpful votes
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”

2 Peter 2:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 7:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes
“Judge not, that you be not judged.

Daniel 9:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes
And he shall make a strong covenant with many for one week, and for half of the week he shall put an end to sacrifice and offering. And on the wing of abominations shall come one who makes desolate, until the decreed end is poured out on the desolator.”

Jeremiah 12:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes
“If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you are so trusting, what will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Psalm 90:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes
Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

Isaiah 45:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes
For thus says the Lord, who created the heavens (he is God!), who formed the earth and made it (he established it; he did not create it empty, he formed it to be inhabited!): “I am the Lord, and there is no other.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 5 helpful votes
The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master’s crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. …

Genesis 24:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes
And he said, “O Lord, God of my master Abraham, please grant me success today and show steadfast love to my master Abraham.

Genesis 9:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes
And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations:

Psalm 16:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes
For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, or let your holy one see corruption.

Psalm 78:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes
I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old,

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 3 helpful votes
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. …

Revelation 20:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes
Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:1-15 ESV / 2 helpful votes
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and threw him into the pit, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he might not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were ended. After that he must be released for a little while. Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended. This is the first resurrection. …

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes
But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

James 3:1-18 ESV / 2 helpful votes
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. If we put bits into the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we guide their whole bodies as well. Look at the ships also: though they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs. So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! …

Hebrews 6:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes
Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

John 1:1-51 ESV / 2 helpful votes
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. …

Luke 7:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes
This is he of whom it is written, “‘Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.’

Ecclesiastes 3:1-22 ESV / 2 helpful votes
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; …

Psalm 115:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes
The heavens are the Lord’s heavens, but the earth he has given to the children of man.

Psalm 93:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes
The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved.

Joshua 10:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes
At that time Joshua spoke to the Lord in the day when the Lord gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, “Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.”

1 John 4:1 ESV / 1 helpful vote
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

2 Timothy 4:3-4 ESV / 1 helpful vote
For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.

Scriptures about speed

2 Kings 9:20
Verse Concepts
The watchman reported, “He came even to them, and he did not return; and the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously.”

Jeremiah 4:13
Verse Concepts
“Behold, he goes up like clouds,
And his chariots like the whirlwind;
His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!”

Lamentations 4:19
Verse Concepts
Our pursuers were swifter
Than the eagles of the sky;
They chased us on the mountains,
They waited in ambush for us in the wilderness.

Matthew 28:7-8
Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee, there you will see Him; behold, I have told you.” And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.

Daniel 8:5
Verse Concepts
While I was observing, behold, a male goat was coming from the west over the surface of the whole earth without touching the ground; and the goat had a conspicuous horn between his eyes.

Joel 3:4
Verse Concepts
Moreover, what are you to Me, O Tyre, Sidon and all the regions of Philistia? Are you rendering Me a recompense? But if you do recompense Me, swiftly and speedily I will return your recompense on your head.

Nahum 3:2
Verse Concepts
The noise of the whip,
The noise of the rattling of the wheel,
Galloping horses
And bounding chariots!

Nahum 3:3
Verse Concepts
Horsemen charging,
Swords flashing, spears gleaming,
Many slain, a mass of corpses,
And countless dead bodies—
They stumble over the dead bodies!

Nahum 2:4
Verse Concepts
The chariots race madly in the streets,
They rush wildly in the squares,
Their appearance is like torches,
They dash to and fro like lightning flashes.

Habakkuk 1:8
Verse Concepts
“Their horses are swifter than leopards
And keener than wolves in the evening.
Their horsemen come galloping,
Their horsemen come from afar;
They fly like an eagle swooping down to devour.

Isaiah 5:26
Verse Concepts
He will also lift up a standard to the distant nation,
And will whistle for it from the ends of the earth;
And behold, it will come with speed swiftly.

Jeremiah 48:16
Verse Concepts
“The disaster of Moab will soon come,
And his calamity has swiftly hastened.

Isaiah 30:16
Verse Concepts
And you said, “No, for we will flee on horses,”
Therefore you shall flee!
“And we will ride on swift horses,”
Therefore those who pursue you shall be swift.

Job 39:18
Verse Concepts
“When she lifts herself on high,
She laughs at the horse and his rider.

Malachi 3:5
Verse Concepts
“Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me,” says the Lord of hosts.

John 11:29
Verse Concepts
And when she heard it, she *got up quickly and was coming to Him.

John 11:31
Verse Concepts
Then the Jews who were with her in the house, and consoling her, when they saw that Mary got up quickly and went out, they followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to weep there.

James 1:19
Verse Concepts
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

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