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54 Bible Verses about Self Denial

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Proverbs 25:16

Honey thou hast found -- eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated with it, and hast vomited it.

Daniel 1:8

And Daniel purposeth in his heart that he will not pollute himself with the king's portion of food, and with the wine of his drinking, and he seeketh of the chief of the eunuchs that he may not pollute himself.

Jeremiah 35:6

And they say, 'We do not drink wine: for Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, charged us, saying, Ye do not drink wine, ye and your sons -- unto the age;

Daniel 10:3

desirable bread I have not eaten, and flesh and wine hath not come in unto my mouth, and I have not anointed myself at all, till the completion of three weeks of days.

Philippians 3:7

But what things were to me gains, these I have counted, because of the Christ, loss;

Matthew 5:29

'But, if thy right eye doth cause thee to stumble, pluck it out and cast from thee, for it is good to thee that one of thy members may perish, and not thy whole body be cast to gehenna.

Mark 2:13-14

And he went forth again by the sea, and all the multitude was coming unto him, and he was teaching them, and passing by, he saw Levi of Alpheus sitting at the tax-office, and saith to him, 'Be following me,' and he, having risen, did follow him.

Luke 5:27-28

And after these things he went forth, and beheld a tax-gatherer, by name Levi, sitting at the tax-office, and said to him, 'Be following me;' and he, having left all, having arisen, did follow him.

Mark 9:43

And if thy hand may cause thee to stumble, cut it off; it is better for thee maimed to enter into the life, than having the two hands, to go away to the gehenna, to the fire -- the unquenchable --

Matthew 19:27

Then Peter answering said to him, 'Lo, we did leave all, and follow thee, what then shall we have?'

Mark 10:28

And Peter began to say to him, 'Lo, we left all, and we followed thee.'

Luke 18:28

And Peter said, 'Lo, we left all, and did follow thee;'

Mark 10:29-30

And Jesus answering said, 'Verily I say to you, there is no one who left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or fields, for my sake, and for the good news', who may not receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and fields, with persecutions, and in the age that is coming, life age-during;

Luke 5:11

and they, having brought the boats upon the land, having left all, did follow him.

Romans 6:2

let it not be! we who died to the sin -- how shall we still live in it?

1 Corinthians 6:12

All things are lawful to me, but all things are not profitable; all things are lawful to me, but I -- I will not be under authority by any;

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

and every one who is striving, is in all things temperate; these, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown they may receive, but we an incorruptible; I, therefore, thus run, not as uncertainly, thus I fight, as not beating air; but I chastise my body, and bring it into servitude, lest by any means, having preached to others -- I myself may become disapproved.

2 Timothy 2:21

if, then, any one may cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified and profitable to the master -- to every good work having been prepared,

Titus 2:12-13

teaching us, that denying the impiety and the worldly desires, soberly and righteously and piously we may live in the present age, waiting for the blessed hope and manifestation of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ,

Ruth 2:11

And Boaz answereth and saith to her, 'It hath thoroughly been declared to me all that thou hast done with thy mother-in-law, after the death of thy husband, and thou dost leave thy father, and thy mother, and the land of thy birth, and dost come in unto a people which thou hast not known heretofore.

1 Corinthians 8:13

wherefore, if victuals cause my brother to stumble, I may eat no flesh -- to the age -- that my brother I may not cause to stumble.

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