Bible Verses About Seizing The Day

16 Bible Verses About Seizing The Day

One of the most impactful mindset shifts I’ve had in recent years is seeing each day as a new opportunity. I love that after a bad day, I can wake up with a fresh start. 

In the past, one bad day would turn into a bad week, and then a bad month. If I made a mistake on Tuesday, it would stick with me through Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. I was letting tiny things have a significant impact.

The Bible tells us that each day gives us a new opportunity to make progress. God says that His mercies are new every morning. When Jesus teaches us how to pray, He says to ask God for our daily bread—something new every day.

I’ve gathered this list of Bible verses to inspire you to see each day as a great opportunity. I hope these will help you seize the day and live your life to the fullest.

“The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.”
Lamentations 3:22-23 NLT
“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.”
Ephesians 5:15-16 NIV

“Seek the Lord while He may be found, Call upon Him while He is near.”
Isaiah 55:6 NKJV
“Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us work for the good of all, especially for those who belong to the household of faith.”
Galatians 6:10 CSB
“Let the whole earth sing to the Lord! Each day proclaim the good news that he saves.”
1 Chronicles 16:23 NLT
“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.”
Colossians 4:5 NIV
“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.”
Ecclesiastes 9:10 NIV
“I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.”
John 9:4 NKJV

“He who gathers during summer and takes advantage of his opportunities is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps during harvest and ignores the moment of opportunity is a son who acts shamefully.”
Proverbs 10:5 AMP
“When you go to war, your people will serve you willingly. You are arrayed in holy garments, and your strength will be renewed each day like the morning dew.”
Psalm 110:3 NLT
“Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; in plowing time and in harvest you shall rest.”
Exodus 34:21 NKJV
“But continually encourage one another every day, as long as it is called “Today” [and there is an opportunity], so that none of you will be hardened [into settled rebellion] by the deceitfulness of sin [its cleverness, delusive glamour, and sophistication].”
Hebrews 3:13 AMP

“Give us day by day our daily bread.” Luke 11:3 NKJV
“‘Yes,’ the king replied, ‘and to those who use well what they are given, even more will be given. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away.’”
Luke 19:26 NLT
“He taught me and said to me, ‘Let your heart take hold of my words; Keep my commandments and live.’”
Proverbs 4:4 NASB
“Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘I will rain down bread from heaven for you. The people are to go out each day and gather enough for that day. In this way I will test them and see whether they will follow my instructions.’”
Exodus 16:4 NIV

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