Verses That Point to God as The Great Shepherd and Mentor

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. (Psalm 16:11)

 

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. (Psalm 32:8)

 

“Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish it—the Lord is his name:  Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.” (Jeremiah 33:2-3)

 

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. (Zephaniah 3:17)

 

Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. (Psalm 124:8)

 

I bless the LORD who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me. (Psalm 16:7)

 

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! (Romans 11:33)

 

But it is the spirit in man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand (Job 32:8)

 

The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life. (Job 33:4)

 

So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy. (Romans 9:16)

 

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, Training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age (Titus 2:11-12)

 

The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. (Psalm 14:2)

 

…that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might (Ephesians 1:17-19)

 

For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.  (1 Corinthians 2:11)

 

Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his place. (1 Chronicles 16:27)

 

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground! (Psalm 143:10)

 

If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you. (Proverbs 1:22-23)

 

All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children. (Isaiah 54:13)

 

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence (2 Peter 1:3)

 

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict. (Luke 21:15)

 

…that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God’s mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. (Colossians 2:2-3)

 

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. (Proverbs 3:5-7)

 

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me. (Revelation 3:20)

 

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you. (John 14:26)

 

Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything. (2 Timothy 2:7)

 

Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God. (1 Corinthians 2:12)

 

He leads the humble in what is right,and teaches the humble his way. (Psalm 25:9)

 

The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. (Psalm 119:130)

 

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity, guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way of his saints. Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path; for wisdom will come into your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul (Proverbs 2:6-10)

 

“I am the Lord; I have called you in righteousness; I will take you by the hand and keep you…” (Isaiah 42:6a)

 

As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. (Daniel 1:17)

 

For he is rightly instructed; his God teaches him. (Isaiah 28:26)

 

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. (1 Corinthians 1:25)

 

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him. (James 1:5)

 

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. (Psalm 25:4-5)

 

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. (Proverbs 16:3)

 

Teach me your way, O Lord, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. (Psalm 27:11)

 

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11)

 

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them. (Psalm 145:18-19)

 

Daniel answered the king and said, “No wise men, enchanters, magicians, or astrologers can show to the king the mystery that the king has asked, but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries (Daniel 2:27-28a)

 

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. (Ephesians 2:10)

 

Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray. (Proverbs 10:17)

 

But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed.  Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.  And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. (2 Corinthians 3:16-18)

 

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. (Psalm 19:1-3)

 

He who teaches man knowledge—the Lord—knows the thoughts of man, that they are but a breath. (Psalm 94: 10b-11)

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