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33 Bible Verses about Self Respect

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Romans 12:3

For through the authority graciously given to me I warn every individual among you not to value himself unduly, but to cultivate sobriety of judgement in accordance with the amount of faith which God has allotted to each one.

Ephesians 5:29

For never yet has a man hated his own body. On the contrary he feeds and cherishes it, just as Christ feeds and cherishes the Church;

Philippians 3:4

although I myself might have some excuse for confidence in outward ceremonies. If any one else claims a right to trust in them, far more may I:

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do you not know that you are God's Sanctuary, and that the Spirit of God has His home within you? If any one is marring the Sanctuary of God, him will God mar; for the Sanctuary of God is holy, which you all are.

1 Corinthians 6:12-20

Everything is allowable to me, but not everything is profitable. Everything is allowable to me, but to nothing will I become a slave. Food of all kinds is meant for the stomach, and the stomach is meant for food, and God will cause both of them to perish. Yet the body does not exist for the purpose of fornication, but for the Master's service, and the Master exists for the body; and as God by His power raised the Master to life, so He will also raise us more.
Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them the members of a prostitute? No, indeed. Or do you not know that a man who has to do with a prostitute is one with her in body? For God says, "The two shall become one." But he who is in union with the Master is one with Him in spirit. Flee from fornication. Any other sin that a human being commits lies outside the body; but he who commits fornication sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your bodies are a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is within you--the Spirit whom you have from God? And you are not your own, for you have been redeemed at infinite cost. Therefore glorify God in your bodies.

2 Corinthians 6:16

And what compact has the Temple of God with idols? For *we* are the Temple of the ever-living God; as God has said, "I will dwell among them, and walk about among them; and will be their God, and it is they who shall be My people."

James 1:9-10

Let a brother in humble life rejoice when raised to a higher position; but a rich man should rejoice in being brought low, for like flowers among the herbage rich men will pass away.

1 Corinthians 12:22-25

No, it is quite otherwise. Even those parts of the body which are apparently somewhat feeble are yet indispensable; and those which we deem less honorable we clothe with more abundant honor; and so our ungraceful parts come to have a more abundant grace, while our graceful parts have everything they need. But it was God who built up the body, and bestowed more abundant honor on the part that felt the need,read more.
that there might be no disunion in the body, but that all the members might entertain the same anxious care for one another's welfare.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For the reason for our boasting is this--the testimony of our own conscience that it was in holiness and with pure motives before God, and in reliance not on worldly wisdom but on the gracious help of God, that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and above all in our relations with you.

John 7:18

The man whose teaching originates with himself aims at his own glory. He who aims at the glory of Him who sent him teaches the truth, and there is no deception in him.

Hebrews 13:18

Keep on praying for us; for we are sure that we have clear consciences, and we desire to live nobly in every respect.

2 Timothy 4:17

The Lord, however, stood by me and filled me with inward strength, that through me the Message might be fully proclaimed and that all the Gentiles might hear it; and I was rescued from the lion's jaws.

Philippians 3:4-7

although I myself might have some excuse for confidence in outward ceremonies. If any one else claims a right to trust in them, far more may I: circumcised, as I was, on the eighth day, a member of the race of Israel and of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew sprung from Hebrews; as to the Law a Pharisee; as to zeal, a persecutor of the Church; as to the righteousness which comes through Law, more.
Yet all that was gain to me--for Christ's sake I have reckoned it loss.

Mark 5:2-5

At once, on His landing, there came from the tombs to meet Him a man possessed by a foul spirit. This man lived among the tombs, nor could any one now secure him even with a chain; for many a time he had been left securely bound in fetters and chains, but afterwards the chains lay torn link from link, and the fetters in fragments, and there was no one strong enough to master more.
And constantly, day and night, he remained among the tombs or on the hills, shrieking, and mangling himself with sharp stones.

Luke 8:27-29

Here, on landing, He was met by one of the townsmen who was possessed by demons--for a long time he had not put on any garment, nor did he live in a house, but in the tombs. When he saw Jesus, he cried out and fell down before Him, and said in a loud voice, "What have you to do with me, Jesus, Son of God Most High? Do not torture me, I beseech you." For already He had been commanding the foul spirit to come out of the man. For many a time it had seized and held him, and they had repeatedly put him in chains and fetters and kept guard over him, but he used to break the chains to pieces, and, impelled by the demon, to escape into the Desert.

Mark 5:25-28

Now a woman who for twelve years had suffered from haemorrhage, and had undergone many different treatments under a number of doctors and had spent all she had without receiving benefit but on the contrary growing worse, heard of Jesus. And she came in the crowd behind Him and touched His cloak;read more.
for she said, "If I but touch His clothes, I shall be cured."

Matthew 9:20-22

But a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with haemorrhage came behind Him and touched the tassel of His cloak; for she said to herself, "If I but touch His cloak, I shall be cured." And Jesus turned and saw her, and said, "Take courage, daughter; your faith has cured you." And the woman was restored to health from that moment.

Luke 8:43-48

And a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with haemorrhage--and had spent on doctors all she had, but none of them had been able to cure her-- came close behind Him and touched the tassel of His robe; and instantly her flow of blood stopped. "Who is it touched me?" Jesus asked. And when all denied having done so, Peter and the rest said, "Rabbi, the crowds are hemming you in and pressing on you."read more.
"Some one has touched me," Jesus replied, "for I feel that power has gone out from me." Then the woman, perceiving that she had not escaped notice, came trembling, and throwing herself down at His feet she stated before all the people the reason why she had touched Him and how she was instantly cured. "Daughter," said He, "your faith has cured you; go, and be at peace."

Luke 15:13-16

No long time afterwards the younger son got all together and travelled to a distant country, where he wasted his money in debauchery and excess. At last, when he had spent everything, there came a terrible famine throughout that country, and he began to feel the pinch of want. So he went and hired himself to one of the inhabitants of that country, who sent him on to his farm to tend swine;read more.
and he longed to make a hearty meal of the pods the swine were eating, but no one gave him any.

Luke 17:12-13

And as He entered a certain village, ten men met Him who were lepers and stood at a distance. In loud voices they cried out, "Jesus, Rabbi, take pity on us."

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Never administer a sharp reprimand to a man older than yourself; but entreat him as if he were your father, and the younger men as brothers; the elder women too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty.

Jude 1:22

Some, when they argue with you, you must endeavor to convince;

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