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Want to know what the Bible says about Pleasing The Lord? Here are 17 Bible verses about Pleasing The Lord 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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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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Colossians 1:10 NIV
so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
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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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Philippians 2:13 NIV
for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.
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2 Timothy 2:4 NIV
No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer.
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Romans 8:8 NIV
Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God.
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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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John 17:17 NIV
Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.
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Proverbs 3:7 NIV
Do not be wise in your own eyes;
    fear the Lord and shun evil.
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James 4:17 NIV
If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.
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Revelation 3:19 NIV
Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent.
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Romans 14:17-18 NIV
17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit, 18 because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and receives human approval.
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Philippians 4:6 NIV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
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Luke 4:18-19 NIV
18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
    because he has anointed me
    to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
    and recovery of sight for the blind,
to set the oppressed free,
19     to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”
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1 John 4:16 NIV
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us.
God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
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Hebrews 13:4 NIV
Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
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Matthew 4:10 NIV
Jesus said to him, “Away from me, Satan! For it is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.’
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