Here are the 30 best Bible scriptures on possessing the land.
Thus the Lord gave to Israel all the land that he swore to give to their fathers. And they took possession of it, and they settled there.
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates.”
You shall tear down their altars and dash in pieces their pillars and burn their Asherim with fire. You shall chop down the carved images of their gods and destroy their name out of that place.
God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”
“If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 Chronicles 7:20
“Then I will pluck you up from my land that I have given you, and this house that I have consecrated for my name, I will cast out of my sight, and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.”
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”
This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him at Mount Sinai, and with our fathers. He received living oracles to give to us.
Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.
“And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”
These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
“When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.”
Bel bows down; Nebo stoops; their idols are on beasts and livestock; these things you carry are borne as burdens on weary beasts.
For our transgressions are multiplied before you, and our sins testify against us; for our transgressions are with us, and we know our iniquities.
“From new moon to new moon, and from Sabbath to Sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship before me,” declares the Lord.
Thus says the Lord: “Behold, I will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob and have compassion on his dwellings; the city shall be rebuilt on its mound, and the palace shall stand where it used to be.”
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
“And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up.
“You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.”
“Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day. He saw it and was glad.”
Know for certain that the Lord your God will no longer drive out these nations before you, but they shall be a snare and a trap for you, a whip on your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good ground that the Lord your God has given you.
He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David.
“For I brought you up from the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of slavery, and I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.”
He sent Moses, his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen.
Their graves are their homes forever, their dwelling places to all generations, though they called lands by their own names.
You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God.
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.