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Theasaurus: Sobriety

5 Bible Verses about Sobriety

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Sobriety » Being sober

Proverbs 23:31

Look not upon the wine when it is red, when it sparkleth in the cup, and goeth down smoothly:

Sobriety » Who should be sober

Proverbs 31:4-7

It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers to say, Where is the strong drink? lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction. Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto the bitter of soul: read more.
let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

1 Timothy 3:1-11

The word is faithful: if any one aspires to exercise oversight, he desires a good work. The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach; not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money, read more.
conducting his own house well, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (but if one does not know how to conduct his own house, how shall he take care of the assembly of God?) not a novice, that he may not, being inflated, fall into the fault of the devil. But it is necessary that he should have also a good testimony from those without, that he may fall not into reproach and the snare of the devil. Ministers, in like manner, grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not seeking gain by base means, holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience. And let these be first proved, then let them minister, being without charge against them. The women in like manner grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

Titus 2:1-12

But do thou speak the things that become sound teaching; that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience; that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right; read more.
that they may admonish the young women to be attached to their husbands, to be attached to their children, discreet, chaste, diligent in home work, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of. The younger men in like manner exhort to be discreet: in all things affording thyself as a pattern of good works; in teaching uncorruptedness, gravity, a sound word, not to be condemned; that he who is opposed may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us: bondmen to be subject to their own masters, to make themselves acceptable in everything; not gainsaying; not robbing their masters, but shewing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the teaching which is of our Saviour God in all things. For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared, teaching us that, having denied impiety and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, and justly, and piously in the present course of things,

Sobriety » Required in » All saints

Sobriety » Commanded

Sobriety » Motives to

Sobriety » With watchfulness

Sobriety » Required in » God's servants

1 Timothy 3:2-3

The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach; not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

Sobriety » Required in » Ministers

1 Timothy 3:2-3

The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach; not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

Sobriety » Required in » Wives of ministers

Sobriety » Women should exhibit, in dress

Sobriety » The gospel designed to teach

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared, teaching us that, having denied impiety and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, and justly, and piously in the present course of things,

Sobriety » Motive for

Sobriety » We should estimate our character and talents with

Sobriety » With prayer

Sobriety » We should live in

Sobriety » Required in » Young women

Sobriety » Required in » Young men

Titus 2:6

The younger men in like manner exhort to be discreet:

Sobriety » Required in » Aged men

Sobriety » Required in » Wives of servants of God