God sets boundaries for us
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See also: Bible Verses about Boundaries, Setting Boundaries
God sets boundaries for us so that we can experience true freedom in every way. God lovingly sets boundaries for our own good, for our own safety and to help us avoid unnecessary grief. When we live inside God’s loving boundaries, we experience joy, peace, and many blessings. An example of how God sets boundaries for us can be found in => Bible Verses about Sex in Marriage.
God sets boundaries for us: Helpful Scriptures
Psalm 119:45, NIV I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.
Psalm 119:32, NIV I run in the path of your commands, for you have broadened my understanding.
Proverbs 4:14-15, ESV Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on.
2 Corinthians 6:14, ESV Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Romans 12:2, NIV Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Proverbs 22:24-25, MSG Don’t hang out with angry people; don’t keep company with hotheads. Bad temper is contagious – don’t get infected.
Romans 12:21, ESV Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
God sets boundaries of nations
Acts 17:26, NLT From one man he created all the nations throughout the whole earth. He decided beforehand when they should rise and fall, and he determined their boundaries.
God sets the boundaries of the sea
Psalm 104:9, NLT Then you set a firm boundary for the seas, so they would never again cover the earth.
Jeremiah 5:22, NIV Should you not fear me?” declares the LORD. “Should you not tremble in my presence? I made the sand a boundary for the sea, an everlasting barrier it cannot cross. The waves may roll, but they cannot prevail; they may roar, but they cannot cross it.
Bible Verses about the Fear of the Lord
Jesus Set Boundaries ~ So should we!
Setting boundaries will help us avoid becoming overwhelmed and stressed, becoming overworked, and being burned out, all in the name of love. Even Jesus set boundaries so he could REST and refresh his body and soul.
Matthew 14:13a, NIV When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place.
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