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Theasaurus: Sobriety

5 Bible Verses about Sobriety

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Sobriety » Being sober

Proverbs 23:31

Don’t gaze at wine because it is red,
when it gleams in the cup
and goes 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 or for rulers [to desire] beer. Otherwise, they will drink, forget what is decreed, and pervert justice for all the oppressed. Give beer to one who is dying, and wine to one whose life is bitter. read more.
Let him drink so that he can forget his poverty and remember his trouble no more.

1 Timothy 3:1-11

This saying is trustworthy: "If anyone aspires to be an overseer, he desires a noble work." An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher, not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy- read more.
one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity. (If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God's church?) He must not be a new convert, or he might become conceited and fall into the condemnation of the Devil. Furthermore, he must have a good reputation among outsiders, so that he does not fall into disgrace and the Devil's trap. Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money, holding the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. And they must also be tested first; if they prove blameless, then they can serve as deacons. Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

Titus 2:1-12

But you must speak what is consistent with sound teaching. Older men are to be self-controlled, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance. In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. [They are] to teach what is good, read more.
so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and children, to be sensible, pure, good homemakers, and submissive to their husbands, so that God's message will not be slandered. Likewise, encourage the young men to be sensible about everything. Set an example of good works yourself, with integrity and dignity in your teaching. Your message is to be sound beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be ashamed, having nothing bad to say about us. Slaves are to be submissive to their masters in everything, and to be well-pleasing, not talking back or stealing, but demonstrating utter faithfulness, so that they may adorn the teaching of God our Savior in everything. For the grace of God has appeared, with salvation for all people, instructing us to deny godlessness and worldly lusts and to live in a sensible, righteous, and godly way in the present age,

Sobriety » Required in » All saints

Sobriety » Commanded

Sobriety » Motives to

Sobriety » With watchfulness

Sobriety » Required in » God's servants

1 Timothy 3:2-3

An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher, not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy-

Sobriety » Required in » Ministers

1 Timothy 3:2-3

An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher, not addicted to wine, not a bully but gentle, not quarrelsome, not greedy-

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 has appeared, with salvation for all people, instructing us to deny godlessness and worldly lusts and to live in a sensible, righteous, and godly way in the present age,

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

In the same way, encourage the young men to be self-controlled

Sobriety » Required in » Aged men

Sobriety » Required in » Wives of servants of God

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