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Want to know what the Bible says about Pleasing God Rather Than People? Here are 109 Bible verses about Pleasing God Rather Than People from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Galatians 1:10 NIV
Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.
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1 Thessalonians 2:4 NIV
On the contrary, we speak as those approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please people but God, who tests our hearts.
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Proverbs 29:25 NIV
Fear of man will prove to be a snare,
    but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.
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John 12:43 NIV
for they loved human praise more than praise from God.
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Colossians 3:23 NIV
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,
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Acts 5:29 NIV
Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings!
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Isaiah 2:22 NIV
Stop trusting in mere humans,
    who have but a breath in their nostrils.
    Why hold them in esteem?
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Romans 12:1-2 NIV
12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 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.
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Proverbs 16:7 NIV
When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way,
    he causes their enemies to make peace with them.
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Galatians 2:20 NIV
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
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John 5:44 NIV
How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
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2 Corinthians 5:9 NIV
So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.
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Matthew 10:28 NIV
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
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1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
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Jeremiah 17:5 NIV
This is what the Lord says:
“Cursed is the one who trusts in man,
    who draws strength from mere flesh
    and whose heart turns away from the Lord.
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Romans 12:12 NIV
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
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Colossians 3:22-25 NIV
22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to curry their favor, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord. 23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. 25 Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.
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Hebrews 11:6 NIV
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
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Proverbs 29:26 NIV
Many seek an audience with a ruler,
    but it is from the Lord that one gets justice.
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Isaiah 51:7 NIV
“Hear me, you who know what is right,
    you people who have taken my instruction to heart:
Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals
    or be terrified by their insults.
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