Here are 98 Bible verses about opportunity from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Ephesians 5:15-20 KJV
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
James 2:18 KJV
Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
Galatians 6:10 KJV
Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
2 Peter 3:9 KJV
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Colossians 4:5 KJV
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Psalms 100:3 KJV
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
Isaiah 33:15-16 KJV
Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil; He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.
Revelation 14:12 KJV
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Romans 6:23 KJV
Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
James 2:26 KJV
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Peter 5:8 KJV
For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
Hebrews 10:26 KJV
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Ephesians 5:16 KJV
For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
Genesis 1:26 KJV
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Acts 4:12 KJV
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Hebrews 11:7 KJV
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Hebrews 4:12 KJV
By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
1 John 4:1 KJV
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Matthew 3:8 KJV
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 KJV
Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:
Ephesians 5:15-17 KJV
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
Acts 2:38 KJV
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
Hebrews 11:15 KJV
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Galatians 5:13 KJV
And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Galatians 3:27 KJV
For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
1 Corinthians 1:17 KJV
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Romans 14:2 KJV
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
2 Timothy 4:2 KJV
For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.
2 Thessalonians 1:8 KJV
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
2 Corinthians 11:12 KJV
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 Corinthians 2:12 KJV
But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.
John 3:16 KJV
Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ’s gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord,
Mark 14:11 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Matthew 26:16 KJV
And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.
Revelation 1:1 KJV
And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.
1 Timothy 5:14 KJV
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
Philippians 4:10 KJV
I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV
But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me hath flourished again; wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity.
Romans 7:11 KJV
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Acts 22:16 KJV
For sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me.
John 3:16-17 KJV
And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Luke 1:37 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Jeremiah 8:20 KJV
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 KJV
The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and we are not saved.
Proverbs 31:6-7 KJV
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
Hebrews 11:6 KJV
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Ephesians 5:11 KJV
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
1 Corinthians 16:12 KJV
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
1 Corinthians 7:21 KJV
As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time.
Romans 8:28 KJV
Art thou called being a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Luke 22:6 KJV
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Luke 12:47 KJV
And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.
Zechariah 11:17 KJV
And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
Ezekiel 3:19 KJV
Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
Revelation 3:8 KJV
Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV
I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
Galatians 3:13 KJV
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
2 Corinthians 5:12 KJV
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:
1 Corinthians 16:9 KJV
For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
Romans 8:29 KJV
For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.
Acts 2:41 KJV
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
John 13:25-28 KJV
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
John 9:4 KJV
He then lying on Jesus’ breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it? Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly. Now no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto him.
1 Samuel 18:21 KJV
I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
Hebrews 4:7 KJV
And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Wherefore Saul said to David, Thou shalt this day be my son in law in the one of the twain.
1 Timothy 2:4 KJV
Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
Colossians 4:3 KJV
Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
Colossians 2:8 KJV
Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:
Philippians 4:13 KJV
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Ephesians 5:8-10 KJV
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Galatians 6:1 KJV
For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light: (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;) Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.
Galatians 5:19-21 KJV
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
1 Corinthians 3:5 KJV
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Romans 7:8 KJV
Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
Acts 24:25 KJV
But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.
Luke 13:3 KJV
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Mark 14:41 KJV
I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Matthew 6:33 KJV
And he cometh the third time, and saith unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: it is enough, the hour is come; behold, the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
Psalms 31:24 KJV
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Judges 9:33 KJV
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
Philippians 4:6-7 KJV
And it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, thou shalt rise early, and set upon the city: and, behold, when he and the people that is with him come out against thee, then mayest thou do to them as thou shalt find occasion.
Ephesians 6:13 KJV
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Ephesians 5:15 KJV
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Acts 18:24-26 KJV
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
Acts 17:31 KJV
And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John. And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.
Mark 6:14-18 KJV
Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Genesis 6:8 KJV
And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him. Others said, That it is Elias. And others said, That it is a prophet, or as one of the prophets. But when Herod heard thereof, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead. For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias’ sake, his brother Philip’s wife: for he had married her. For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother’s wife.
Proverbs 3:27 KJV
But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
1 Corinthians 3:19 KJV
Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
1 Corinthians 7:34 KJV
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
Luke 4:13 KJV
There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
1 Corinthians 3:4 KJV
And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.
Ephesians 6:18 KJV
For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?
Luke 21:13 KJV
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Ephesians 4:27 KJV
And it shall turn to you for a testimony.
Romans 13:14 KJV
Neither give place to the devil.
Revelation 13:10 KJV
He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
James 1:2 KJV
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
Mark 3:20 KJV
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.