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54 Bible Verses about Self Denial

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Proverbs 25:16

Honey having found, eat to suffice thee, lest thou loathe it, and vomit it forth.

Daniel 1:8

But Daniel laid it upon his heart, that he would not defile himself with the delicacies of the king, nor with the wine which he drank, - therefore sought he of the ruler of the eunuchs, that he might not defile himself.

Jeremiah 35:6

Then said they, - We will not drink wine, - for Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, laid command upon us, saying, Ye shall not drink wine, ye, nor your sons, unto times age-abiding;

Daniel 10:3

food to delight in, did I not eat, neither flesh nor wine, came into my mouth, nor did I so much as, anoint, myself, - until were fulfilled three sevens of days.

Philippians 3:7

But, whatever things, unto me, were gain, the same, have I accounted, for the Christ's sake, loss;

Matthew 5:29

And, if, thy right eye, is causing thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee, - for it profiteth thee, that, one of thy members, should perish, and not, thy whole body, be cast into gehenna.

Mark 2:13-14

And he went forth again by the sea, - and all the multitude was coming unto him, and he began teaching them. And, passing by, he saw Levi, the son of Alphaeus, sitting over the tax-office, - and saith unto him - Be following me! And, arising, he followed him.

Luke 5:27-28

And, after these things, he went forth, and looked upon a tax-collector, by name Levi, - presiding over the tax-office; and he said to him - Be following me! And, forsaking all, he arose, and was following him.

Mark 9:43

And, if thy hand shall cause thee to stumble, cut it off, - it is, seemly, for thee, maimed, to enter into life, rather than having, the two hands, to depart into the gehenna, into the fire that is not quenched;

Matthew 19:27

Then, making answer, Peter said unto him - Lo! we, have left all, and followed thee, - What then shall there be, for us?

Mark 10:28

Peter began to be saying unto him - Lo! we, have left all, and followed thee!

Luke 18:28

And Peter said - Lo! we, have left our own possessions, and followed thee!

Mark 10:29-30

Jesus said - Verily, I say unto you - There is, no one, who hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for the sake of me, and for the sake ofthe glad-message, who shall not receive a hundredfold, now, in this season, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, - with persecutions, and, in the age that is coming, life age-abiding.

Luke 5:11

And, bringing the boats down on to the land, they left all, and followed him.

Romans 6:2

Far be it! we who have died unto sin, how, any longer, shall we live therein?

1 Corinthians 6:12

All things, unto me, are allowable, but, not all things, are profitable: all things, unto me, are allowable, but, I, will not be brought under authority by any.

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

But, every man who striveth in the games, in all things, useth self-control; - they, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown, they may receive; but, we, an incorruptible! I, therefore, so, am running, as, not uncertainly, so, am boxing, as not thrashing air; But am beating my body under, and leading it captive, lest, by any means, - unto others, having proclaimed, the contest , I myself, should be rejected.

2 Timothy 2:21

If, therefore, anyone will, for pureness, sever himself from these, he shall be a vessel for honour, hallowed, meet for the Master's use, for every good work, prepared.

Titus 2:12-13

Putting us under discipline - in order that, - denying ourselves of ungodliness and worldly covetings, in a soberminded and righteous and godly manner, we should live, in the present age, Prepared to welcome the happy hope and forthshining of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Christ Jesus, -

Ruth 2:11

And Boaz answered, and said to her, It hath been, told, me - all that thou hast done unto thy mother-in-law, since the death of thy husband, - and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and come unto a people whom thou knewest not, aforetime.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food is an occasion of stumbling unto my brother, in nowise will I eat flesh unto the age that abideth, - that, I may not occasion, my brother, to stumble.

2 Timothy 2:4

No one that is serving as a soldier, entangleth himself with the matters of his livelihood, that he may please him that hath summoned him to serve as a soldier;

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