Bible Verses About Self Control

Proverbs 25:28 – He that [hath] no rule over his own spirit [is like] a city [that is] broken down, [and] without walls.

Titus 1:8 – But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

2 Peter 1:6 “And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;”

1 Peter 4:7 – But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

Deuteronomy Chapter 28

Romans 12:19 – Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but [rather] give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance [is] mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

1 Peter 5:8 – Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

Matthew 26:52 – 26:54

52 Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.

53 Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

54 But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

Titus 2:6 – Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.

Proverbs 25:26 – A righteous man falling down before the wicked [is as] a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.

Romans 12:1-2  (KJV)

12 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

 

Matthew 5:38-39  (KJV)

38 Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

Psalms 127:1 – (A Song of degrees for Solomon.) Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh [but] in vain.

Proverbs 16:32 – [He that is] slow to anger [is] better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Galatians 5:23 – Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

James 1:20 – For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

 

 

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