God bless you, we present a collection of Bible verses on goodness. Each of them reveals the truth about what God wants from us. We hope that with these texts you can understand a little more about the goodness of God in the bible.
Goodness of God in the bible
Ephesians 4:32 | NIV
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Galatians 6:10 | NIV
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.
Romans 12:21 | NIV
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Nahum 1:7 | NIV
The Lord is good,
a refuge in times of trouble.
He cares for those who trust in him.
Psalm 145:17 | NIV
The Lord is righteous in all his ways
and faithful in all he does.
Romans 12:9 | NIV
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
Jeremiah 6:16 | NIV
This is what the Lord says:
Stand at the crossroads and look;
ask for the ancient paths,
ask where the good way is, and walk in it,
and you will find rest for your souls.
But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’
Psalm 25:6-7 | NIV
Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love,
for they are from of old.
Do not remember the sins of my youth
and my rebellious ways;
according to your love remember me,
for you, Lord, are good.
1 Peter 3:13 | NIV
Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good?
Luke 6:36 | NIV
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
Acts of kindness in the bible
Galatians 5:22-23 | NIV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
1 Corinthians 10:23 | NIV
“I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but not everything is constructive.
Matthew 5:15-16 | NIV
Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
2 Peter 1:5-7 | NIV
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.
Psalm 37:3 | NIV
Trust in the Lord and do good;
dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
2 Corinthians 9:8 | NIV
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
Proverbs 19:22 | NIV
What a person desires is unfailing love;
better to be poor than a liar.
Ephesians 4:29 | NIV
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Psalm 27:13 | NIV
I remain confident of this:
I will see the goodness of the Lord
in the land of the living.
Psalm 34:14 | NIV
Turn from evil and do good;
seek peace and pursue it.
Proverbs 2:9 | NIV
Then you will understand what is right and just
and fair—every good path.
1 Corinthians 15:33 | NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
Titus 2:14 | NIV
Who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.
1 Timothy 2:9-10 | NIV
I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
The story of goodness in the Bible is incredible, through each book we understand how God and man chosen by him showed this fruit of the Holy Spirit. To complement we also have verses of verses of meekness. There is no doubt God is good all the time and God is good all the time!
The goodness that we must practice is the goodness of Jesus who taught us when he was on this planet. We wholeheartedly hope that these biblical texts can help you to be kind to your neighbor, God wants you to show his love and to be a testimony for others.