33 Bible verses about Expectations
I will order my prayer to You in the morning and eagerly watch. Proverbs 24:14. Know that wisdom is thus for your soul. Philippians 1:20. I will not be ashamed in anything, but that Christ will be exalted even now, as always, in my body.
What is the Bible say about expectation?
Psalm 34:5 says, “They looked unto him and were lightened, and their faces were not ashamed.” Proverbs 23:18 says, “For surely there is an end, and thine expectation shall not be cut off.” Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is the SUBSTANCE of things hoped for, the evidence of things unseen.”
What does the Bible say about exceeding expectations?
The Message Bible says, “God can do anything, you knowu2014far more than you could ever imagine, guess, or request in your wildest dreams!” Ephesians 3:20 NLT says, “Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.”
Are they equal to God’s expectation?
Because God expects us to treat each other as equals, we must treat each other as such. When we try to get around the rules so that we have an advantage that others do not, we are not treating each other as equals.
What does the Bible say about praying privately?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus advised.
What are God’s expectations?
God expects us to accept His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, as our Savior, to give our lives to Him, and to develop the character of Christ in the process. God desires for us to become more like Christ.
What is the power of expectation?
The power of expectation subtly controls your life, eventually creating self-fulfilling prophecies. The expectations of those around you modify your behavior for the better or for the worse, and your own expectations can fill you with energy or drive you to despair and despondency.
What is the most important thing God wants us to do?
Love for God and love for people are the two most important things Jesus asked us to do.
Why do we have expectations of others?
Setting goals (or expectations) motivates, excites, and encourages us to push ourselves to grow. Managing expectations is not always easy, as there are positive and negative aspects to having them, and we must always remember that some things are within our control, while others are not.
How do you expect great things from God?
The most important thing is to get the order right. Notice that Carey did not say, “Attempt great things for God. Expect great things from God.” Instead, he said, “Attempt great things for God.” So, as Ephesians 3:20 says, “ground all of your efforts, labor, and dreams in God’s grace, supported by prayer.”
What good can prayer give to your life?
God, our loving Heavenly Father, wants us to communicate with Him through prayer, and He always listens when we do. Daily prayer can bless you, your family, and those you pray for, as well as help you learn more about God’s plan for you.
What prayer did Jesus teach his followers?
When one of his disciples asks, “Lord, teach us to pray,” Jesus teaches the Lord’s Prayer to his disciples in Luke 11:1-4. Almost all Christians have learned and memorized this prayer, which Catholics refer to as the Our Father.
Are you supposed to pray to God or Jesus?
Praying to God the Father The Bible contains many examples of prayers addressed directly to God. We can’t go wrong when we pray to God the Father, because he is our Creator and the one we should worship. We have direct access to God through Jesus.