Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 9:25
Each competitor must exercise self-control in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.
1 Corinthians 4:11
To the present hour we are hungry and thirsty, poorly clothed, brutally treated, and without a roof over our heads.
1 Corinthians 6:12
"All things are lawful for me" -- but not everything is beneficial. "All things are lawful for me" -- but I will not be controlled by anything.
1 Corinthians 8:13
For this reason, if food causes my brother or sister to sin, I will never eat meat again, so that I may not cause one of them to sin.
(for if you live according to the flesh, you will die), but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live.
2 Corinthians 6:4
But as God's servants, we have commended ourselves in every way, with great endurance, in persecutions, in difficulties, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 11:27
in hard work and toil, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, many times without food, in cold and without enough clothing.
So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.
2 Timothy 2:22
But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,
and having been freed from sin, you became enslaved to righteousness.
1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but I do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
God says this to the evildoer: "How can you declare my commands, and talk about my covenant?
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven -- only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
But if that slave should say to himself, 'My master is delayed in returning,' and he begins to beat the other slaves, both men and women, and to eat, drink, and get drunk,
Then you will begin to say, 'We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets.'
2 Peter 2:15
By forsaking the right path they have gone astray, because they followed the way of Balaam son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,
They are regarded as 'rejected silver' because the Lord rejects them."
For what does it benefit a person if he gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself?
to assume the task of this service and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place."
2 Corinthians 13:5
Put yourselves to the test to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize regarding yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you -- unless, indeed, you fail the test!
and put a knife to your throat if you possess a large appetite.