1. Exodus 9:16
But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.
2. Leviticus 7:24
The fat of an animal found dead or torn by wild animals may be used for any other purpose, but you must not eat it.
3. 1 Chronicles 23:5
Four thousand are to be gatekeepers and four thousand are to praise the Lord with the musical instruments I have provided for that purpose."
4. Job 36:5
he is mighty, and firm in his purpose.
5. Psalms 57:2
to God, who fulfills his purpose for me.
6. Psalms 138:8
The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me;
7. Proverbs 1:1
Prologue: Purpose and Theme
8. Proverbs 19:21
but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails.
9. Isaiah 10:7
his purpose is to destroy,
10. Isaiah 46:10
I say: My purpose will stand,
11. Isaiah 46:11
from a far-off land, a man to fulfill my purpose.
12. Isaiah 48:14
will carry out his purpose against Babylon;
13. Isaiah 49:4
But I said, "I have labored to no purpose;
14. Isaiah 55:11
and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
15. Jeremiah 15:11
"Surely I will deliver you for a good purpose;
16. Jeremiah 51:11
because his purpose is to destroy Babylon.
17. Jeremiah 51:12
The Lord will carry out his purpose,
18. Matthew 16:18
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
19. Matthew 18:17
If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, treat him as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
20. Luke 7:30
But the Pharisees and experts in the law rejected God's purpose for themselves, because they had not been baptized by John.)
21. Acts 2:23
This man was handed over to you by God's set purpose and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross.
22. Acts 5:11
Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events.
23. Acts 5:38
Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail.
24. Acts 8:1
The Church Persecuted and Scattered
25. Acts 8:1
On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
26. Acts 8:3
But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison.
27. Acts 9:31
Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace. It was strengthened; and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord.
28. Acts 11:19
The Church in Antioch
29. Acts 11:22
News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch.
30. Acts 11:26
and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.