Bible Verses for Ministry Alignment

Bible Verses for Ministry Alignment

When talking about ministry alignment we must not only focus on aligning our actions with God but also our thoughts and hearts with His. When we do, we’ll have more of a tendency of aligning with one another in our ministries.

What better place to learn about aligning than from God’s Word! Therein we learn about His character and ways.

Bible Verses Setting the Precedence for Ministry Alignment

Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. (Ps. 25:4)

Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. (Ps. 139:23-24)

Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. The LORD works out everything to its proper end — even the wicked for a day of disaster. (Prov. 16:3-4)

For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. (Rom. 8:29)

And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way. (Eph. 1:22-23)

Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. (Eph. 5:15-17)

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus … (Phil. 2:5)

And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. (Col. 1:18-20)

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Col. 3:17)

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. (Col. 3:23-24)

… it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. (Phil. 2:13)

Bible Verses Pointing to Why We Need to Align Ministry with God’s Character & Ways

The LORD is righteous in all his ways and faithful in all he does. (Ps. 145:17)

A person may think their own ways are right, but the LORD weighs the heart. (Prov. 21:2)

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. (Isa. 55:8-9)

Who is wise? Let them realize these things. Who is discerning? Let them understand. The ways of the LORD are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. (Hos. 14:9)

Bible Verses Providing Help on the ‘How To’ of Aligning with God in our Ministries

Who, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose. (Ps. 25:12)

I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. (Ps. 119:59)

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. (Ps. 119:105)

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. (Prov. 3:5-6)

This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.’ (Matt. 6:9-10)

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will. (Rom. 12:2)

For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. What we have received is not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may understand what God has freely given us. (1 Cor. 2:11-12)

We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. (2 Cor. 10:5)

Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit. (Eph. 5:15-18)

Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. (Gal. 5:25)

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