13 Bible Verses about Guarding Yourself
Most Relevant Verses
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Watch over your heart with all diligence,
For from it flow the springs of life.
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
For the choir director, for Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
I said, “I will guard my ways
That I may not sin with my tongue;
I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle
While the wicked are in my presence.”
Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.
Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
Be on guard against him yourself, for he vigorously opposed our teaching.
“Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.
Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called “knowledge”—
Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.