Taking Care Of Your Body
Most Relevant Verses
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;
Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
That good thing which was committed unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us.
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.
There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
For the LORD thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
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- Anxiety And Stress
- Do Not Be Anxious
- Family First
- Fear And Worry
- Great Things
- Instruction About Clothes
- Living Souls
- Not Worrying
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- Putting God First
- Serving The Church
- Social duties
- Taking Care Of The Earth
- The Body
- The church
- Trusting God And Not Worrying
- Worry And Stress