Bible Verses about God's Will, Resisting
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be.
"If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple. And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
" The heart is deceitful above all things,
And desperately wicked;
Who can know it?
He beholds every high thing;
He is king over all the children of pride.'
Pride goes before destruction,
And a haughty spirit before a fall.
Thus says the LORD:
"Heaven is My throne,
And earth is My footstool.
Where is the house that you will build Me?
And where is the place of My rest?
For all those things My hand has made,
And all those things exist,"
Says the LORD.
"But on this one will I look:
On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit,
And who trembles at My word.
"Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty;
You corrupted your wisdom for the sake of your splendor;
I cast you to the ground,
I laid you before kings,
That they might gaze at you.
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him.
And the pride of Israel testifies to his face,
But they do not return to the LORD their God,
Nor seek Him for all this.
in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience,
Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it.
Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience.