Verses to Live By
"For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft,
and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.
Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD,
he hath also rejected thee from being king."
1 Samuel 15:23
"To whom hast thou uttered words?
and whose spirit came from thee?"
"Delight thyself also in the LORD;
and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him;
and he shall bring it to pass."
"And he gave them their request;
but sent leanness into their soul."
"My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not."
"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart;
and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge him,
and he shall direct thy paths."
"These six things doth the LORD hate:
yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations,
feet that be swift in running to mischief,
A false witness that speaketh lies,
and he that soweth discord among brethren."
"Where no counsel is, the people fall:
but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety."
"Only by pride cometh contention:
but with the well advised is wisdom."
"Death and life are in the power of the tongue:
and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof."
"Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out;
yea, strife and reproach shall cease."
"Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble
is like a broken tooth,
and a foot out of joint."
"A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself;
but the simple pass on, and are punished."
"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil;
that put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!"
"Can two walk together, except they be agreed?"
"But seek ye first the kingdom of God,
and his righteousness;
and all these things shall be added unto you."
"Give not that which is holy unto the dogs,
neither cast ye your pearls before swine,
lest they trample them under their feet,
and turn again and rend you."
"And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart,
and with all thy soul,
and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength:
this is the first commandment."
"A good man out of the good treasure of his heart
bringeth forth that which is good;
and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart
bringeth forth that which is evil:
for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh."
"Now I beseech you, brethren,
mark them which cause divisions and offences
contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned;
and avoid them."
"Now I beseech you, brethren,
by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
that ye all speak the same thing,
and that there be no divisions among you;
but that ye be perfectly joined together
in the same mind and in the same judgment."
1 Corinthians 1:10
"Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me:
It is good for a man not to touch a woman."
1 Corinthians 7:1
"For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace,
as in all churches of the saints."
1 Corinthians 14:33
"Let all things be done decently and in order."
1 Corinthians 14:40
"Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners."
1 Corinthians 15:33
"Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers:
for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness?
and what communion hath light with darkness?
And what concord hath Christ with Belial?
or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?"
2 Corinthians 6:14-15
"Casting down imaginations,
and every high thing that exalteth itself
against the knowledge of God,
and bringing into captivity every thought
to the obedience of Christ;"
2 Corinthians 10:5
"A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump."
"Be not deceived; God is not mocked:
for whatsoever a man soweth,
that shall he also reap."
"Be ye angry, and sin not:
let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Neither give place to the devil."
"Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly,
and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things."
"Let your moderation be known unto all men.
The Lord is at hand.
Be careful for nothing;
but in every thing by prayer and supplication
let your requests be made known unto God."
"Pray without ceasing."
1 Thessalonians 5:17
"Prove all things; hold fast that which is good."
1 Thessalonians 5:21
"Abstain from all appearance of evil."
1 Thessalonians 5:22
"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear;
but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."
2 Timothy 1:7
"And the servant of the Lord must not strive;
but be gentle unto all men,
apt to teach, patient,
In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves;
if God peradventure will give them repentance
to the acknowledging of the truth;
And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil,
who are taken captive by him at his will."
2 Timothy 2:24-26
"Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God;
lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you,
and thereby many be defiled;"
"Obey them that have the rule over you,
and submit yourselves:
for they watch for your souls,
as they that must give account,
that they may do it with joy, and not with grief:
for that is unprofitable for you."
"A double minded man is unstable in all his ways."
"Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil,
and he will flee from you.
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.
Cleanse your hands, ye sinners;
and purify your hearts, ye double minded."
"Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder.
Yea, all of you be subject one to another,
and be clothed with humility:
for God resisteth the proud,
and giveth grace to the humble.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God,
that he may exalt you in due time:"
1 Peter 5:5-6