Bible Verses, Quotes, Scriptures & Passages About, On & For: Complaining, Grumbling & Complaining, Not Complaining, Murmuring, and Complaints. Bible verses about Complaining as well as Bible Verses about Not Complaining are explored, followed by 10 steps on How to stop complaining and start living the life God wants us to live. Please Scroll Down for Bible Verses & Notes, i.e. NIV Bible Verses about Complaining, KJV, ESV, Bible Verses against Complaining, Bible Verses for Complaining, and Bible Verses about Complaining & Grumbling.
Complaining may go by different names, such as Murmuring (often used in KJV), Griping, Whining, Grumbling, Beefing, Belly-Aching, & Moaning. We all know what Complaining means. But What does the Bible Say About Complaining? What Does the Bible Say About Complaints? What Does the Bible Say About Murmuring? What Does the Bible say about Grumbling? Where are Complaining Verses in the Bible? We explore several key points and emphasize Biblical scriptures on Complaining, eg Complaining Bible Verses, Stop Complaining Bible Verse, Do Everything without Complaining Bible Verse, Grumbling & Complaining Bible Verses, Don’t Complain Bible Verse, & No Complaining Verse.
Complaining and Grumbling are bad habits many of us have unfortunately grown accustomed to. We explore How to stop complaining all the time, and instead prayerfully work on solving problems. Also includes Bible Verses for Complainers, and How to deal with Complainers. Please find below Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting and Encouraging Biblical Quotes about Complaining. Bible Verses about Complaining are Powerful, Practical, Reassuring and very helpful.
I pray these scriptures will bless you as much as they have blessed me!
First we look at some Bible Verses & Quotes about Complaining, and Bible Verses & Quotes about Not Complaining. Next, please scroll down for more notes, thoughts and scriptures on How to stop complaining (10 practical ways), and finally, How to deal with Complainers. Thanks for taking the time to read!
Bible Verses on Complaining, & Bible Verses Against Complaining
Philippians 2:14a (NLT)
“Do everything without complaining and arguing, so that no one can criticize you.”
Philippians 2:14-15 (ESV)
“Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.”
Exodus 16:8 (The Message)
“Moses said, “Since it will be God who gives you meat for your meal in the evening and your fill of bread in the morning, it’s God who will have listened to your complaints against him. Who are we in all this? You haven’t been complaining to us—you’ve been complaining to God!”
James 5:9 (NIV)
“Don’t grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door!”
1 Peter 4:9 (ESV) “Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.”
The following section explores:
How to stop complaining and start living the life God wants us to live,
How to avoid being a chronic complainer,
How to stop complaining all the time.
10 Practical Ways to Stop Complaining:
1. Realize how dangerous Complaining is, and how much it displeases God.
Grumbling and complaining are sins that can lead to further disobedience, and give the enemy a hold in our lives (God forbid!). In the Bible, complaining is considered an act of unbelief toward God. We have to remember that complaining does not change situations, or even make anything better. Conversely, complaining increases our frustration. Complaining is also very contagious and if not checked, it will spread discord, discontentment and negativity to others.
Psalm 106:25 (NIV) “They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the LORD.”
Numbers 11:1-2 (ESV) “And the people complained in the hearing of the Lord about their misfortunes, and when the Lord heard it, his anger was kindled, and the fire of the Lord burned among them and consumed some outlying parts of the camp. Then the people cried out to Moses, and Moses prayed to the Lord, and the fire died down.”
1 Corinthians 10:10 (ESV)
“Nor grumble, as some of them did and were destroyed by the Destroyer.”
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2. Keep your focus on God, not your circumstances.
Complaining often starts when we take our eyes off the Lord, and instead focus on our circumstances. Resist the temptation to be a complainer. Keep your eyes and your focus on God. God is always there. God is in control. When we keep complaining, we display a lack of faith in God. Remember that God’s plans and purposes are always greater than our problems – ALL things work together for the good of those that love God.
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