9 Bible Verses about Temperance (KJV)

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. – 1 Corinthians 9:24-25
But I keep under my body, and bring [it] into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. – 1 Corinthians 9:27


Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; – Titus 2:12


But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. – Galatians 5:22-25


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


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. – Romans 12:1-2


Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it. – Proverbs 25:16


But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof]. – Romans 13:14


And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they [do it] to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. – 1 Corinthians 9:25


[This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. – Galatians 5:16

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