12 Bible Verses about Self Control & Discipline; Having Self Control

12 Bible Verses about Self Control & Discipline; Having Self Control.

What does the Bible say about Self Control and Having Self Control? Is it really that important to have self control? How do we develop self control?

Key Verse
Proverbs 25:28, NLT A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.

Dear Friends, Whatever controls us will rule us. (See Scriptures below).
Do you ever say or think to yourself: I have no self control!? Join us as we explore 12 Powerful & Encouraging Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Self Control, Having Self Control and Discipline. I pray and trust this collection of Powerful Scriptures will be a blessing to you and yours.

Proverbs 25:28, NLT A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.

Proverbs 16:32, NLT Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.

2 Timothy 1:7, ESV for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
2 Timothy 1:7, NLT For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

Philippians 4:13, NLT For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.

1 Corinthians 10:13, ESV No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Galatians 5:22-23, ESV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

1 Peter 4:7, ESV The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.

Romans 12:1, NLT And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice–the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.
Romans 12:2, NLT Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
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Romans 6:16, NLT Don’t you realize that you become the slave of whatever you choose to obey? You can be a slave to sin, which leads to death, or you can choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.

1 Corinthians 9:27, ESV But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.

James 1:19-20, NIV My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
James 4:7, ESV Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

2 Peter 1:4, NLT And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires.
2 Peter 1:5-7, NIV For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.
2 Peter 1:8, NLT The more you grow like this, the more productive and useful you will be in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Amen)
See also: 4 Ways to Develop Self Control & Discipline

Thanks for reading, Dear Friends!
Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com

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