1 Corinthians 9:27
No, I keep on disciplining my body, making it serve me so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not somehow be disqualified.
"Watch out! I'm vehemently angry about the unjust gains that you've earned, and about the blood that has been shed among you.
It has been determined: The woman is unveiled and sent away, her servant girls mourn. Beating their breasts, they whimper like doves.
"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'
When all the crowds who had come together for this spectacle saw what had taken place, they beat their chests and left.
"Cry and wail, you Son of Man! It's headed against my people. It's also against all the princes of Israel, who have been tossed to the sword, along with my people. So it's time to grieve like you mean it,
Indeed, after I turned away, then I repented. And after I came to understand, I slapped my forehead. I was both ashamed and humiliated because I bear the disgrace of my youth.'"