20 Bible Verses about Avoiding Evil
Most Relevant Verses
Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called “knowledge”—
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.
abstain from every form of evil.
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness.”
but that we write to them that they abstain from things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.
that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; if you keep yourselves free from such things, you will do well. Farewell.”
But concerning the Gentiles who have believed, we wrote, having decided that they should abstain from meat sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication.”
But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.