The Verse That Changed My Life - Outline

Written by Harold Herring on .

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1 Peter 5:7 TLB

“Let him have all your worries and cares, for he is always thinking about you and watching everything that concerns you.”

Psalm 40:17 TLB

“I am poor and weak, yet the Lord is thinking about me right now!”

Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

“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.”

1. God is thinking about you.

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”

Psalm 40:17 TLB

“I am poor and weak, yet the Lord is thinking about me right now!”

1 Corinthians 2:10 MSG


“The Spirit, not content to flit around on the surface, dives into the depths of God, and brings out what God planned all along. Who ever knows what you're thinking and planning except you yourself? The same with God—except that he not only knows what he's thinking, but he lets us in on it. God offers a full report on the gifts of life and salvation that he is giving us. We don't have to rely on the world's guesses and opinions. We didn't learn this by reading books or going to school; we learned it from God, who taught us person-to-person through Jesus, and we're passing it on to you in the same firsthand, personal way.”

 

2. God has plans for you.

Jeremiah 29:11 TLB

“For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

Jeremiah 1:5 MSG

“Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you: A prophet to the nations—that's what I had in mind for you."

Proverbs 19:21 AMP

“Many plans are in a man's mind, but it is the Lord's purpose for him that will stand.”

Proverbs 19:21 NCV

“People can make all kinds of plans, but only the Lord’s plan will happen.”

Proverbs 19:21 MSG

“We humans keep brainstorming options and plans, but God's purpose prevails.”

Psalm 40:5 CEV

“You, LORD God, have done many wonderful things, and you have planned marvelous things for us. No one is like you! I would never be able to tell all you have done.”

3. God is thinking thoughts of peace toward you.

Jeremiah 29:11 ASV

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith Jehovah, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope in your latter end.”

Isaiah 26:3 AMP


“You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, leans on You, and hopes confidently in You.”

Philippians 4:9:


“Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.”

 

4. God has plans to prosper you.

Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

“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.”

3 John 2

“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”

Psalm 1:1 AMP


“BLESSED (HAPPY, fortunate, prosperous, and enviable) is the man who walks and lives not in the counsel of the ungodly [following their advice, their plans and purposes], nor stands [submissive and inactive] in the path where sinners walk, nor sits down [to relax and rest] where the scornful [and the mockers] gather.”

 

5. God is not thinking evil about you.

Jeremiah 29:11 AMP

“For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome.”

Psalm 56:5 AMP

All day long they twist my words and trouble my affairs; all their thoughts are against me for evil and my hurt.”

Romans 12:21

“Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.”

Psalm 25:19-20

Consider my enemies, for they abound; they hate me with cruel hatred. O keep me, Lord, and deliver me; let me not be ashamed or disappointed, for my trust and my refuge are in You.”

6. God will not abandon you.

Jeremiah 29:11 MSG

“I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for.”

Psalm 27:10 in the Living Bible says:

“For if my father and mother should abandon me, you would welcome and comfort me.”

Deuteronomy 4:21 NLT

“For the Lord your God is a merciful God; he will not abandon you or destroy you or forget the solemn covenant he made with your ancestors.”

Joshua 1:5 NLT

“No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. For I will be with you as I was with Moses. I will not fail you or abandon you.”

7. God plans are to give you hope.

Proverbs 13:12

“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick…”

Jeremiah 29:11 NIRV

“I know the plans I have for you,” announces the Lord. “I want you to enjoy success. I do not plan to harm you. I will give you hope for the years to come.”

Romans 5:5 AMP

Such hope never disappoints or deludes or shames us, for God's love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us.”

Isaiah 26:3 AMP

“You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, leans on You, and hopes confidently in You.”

8. God wants you to enjoy success.

Jeremiah 29:11 NIRV

“I know the plans I have for you,” announces the Lord. “I want you to enjoy success. I do not plan to harm you. I will give you hope for the years to come.”

Exodus 20:6 AMP

“But showing mercy and steadfast love to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commandments.”

Psalm 105:8 AMP

“He is [earnestly] mindful of His covenant and forever it is imprinted on His heart, the word which He commanded and established to a thousand generations.”

2 Samuel 23:5 NLT


“Is it not my family God has chosen? Yes, he has made an everlasting covenant with me. His agreement is arranged and guaranteed in every detail. He will ensure my safety and success.

1 Chronicles 22:13 NLT

“For you will be successful if you carefully obey the decrees and regulations that the Lord gave to Israel through Moses. Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or lose heart!”

9. God has plans to give you a future.

Jeremiah 29:11 NCV

“I say this because I know what I am planning for you,” says the Lord. “I have good plans for you, not plans to hurt you. I will give you hope and a good future.”

Psalm 37:37 NLT

“Look at those who are honest and good, for a wonderful future awaits those who love peace.”

1 Timothy 6:18-19 NLT

“Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others. 19 By doing this they will be storing up their treasure as a good foundation for the future so that they may experience true life.”

1Timothy 6:18-19 MSG

“Tell them to go after God, who piles on all the riches we could ever manage—to do good, to be rich in helping others, to be extravagantly generous. If they do that, they'll build a treasury that will last, gaining life that is truly life.”