Here are the 30 most uplifting Bible scriptures on moving forward.
“Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old.”
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.
Jesus said to him, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.”
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 John 5:14
And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
2 Corinthians 12:10
For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.
But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
The Lord our God said to us in Horeb, “You have stayed long enough at this mountain.”
The Lord said to Moses, “Why do you cry to me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward.”
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
Yet the righteous holds to his way, and he who has clean hands grows stronger and stronger.
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.
Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
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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.