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39 Bible Verses about Taking Care Of Your Body
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Which of you by being over-anxious can add a single foot to his height?
(If a man does not know how to rule his own household, how shall he have the Church of God given into his care?)
that each man among you shall know how to procure a wife who shall be his own in purity and honour;
Look at the birds which fly in the air: they do not sow or reap or store up in barns, but your Heavenly Father feeds them: are not you of much greater value than they?
For this reason I charge you not to be over-anxious about your lives, inquiring what you are to eat or what you are to drink, nor yet about your bodies, inquiring what clothes you are to put on. Is not the life more precious than its food, and the body than its clothing?
And why be anxious about clothing? Learn a lesson from the wild lilies. Watch their growth. They neither toil nor spin,
Do not be over-anxious, therefore, asking 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'
Train yourself in godliness. Exercise for the body is not useless, but godliness is useful in every respect, possessing, as it does, the promise of Life now and of the Life which is soon coming.
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;
Be shepherds of God's flock which is among you. Exercise the oversight not reluctantly but eagerly, in accordance with the will of God; not for base gain but with cheerful minds;
That precious treasure which is in your charge, guard through the Holy Spirit who has His home in our hearts.
For just as there are in the one human body many parts, and these parts have not all the same function;
But when they have delivered you up, have no anxiety as to how you shall speak or what you shall say; for at that very time it shall be given you what to say;
Then turning to His disciples He said, "For this reason I say to you, 'Dismiss all anxious care for your lives, inquiring what you are to eat, and for your bodies, what you are to put on.'
But make His Kingdom and righteousness your chief aim, and then these things shall all be given you in addition.
And if God so clothes the wild herbage which to-day flourishes and to-morrow is thrown into the oven, is it not much more certain that He will clothe you, you men of little faith?
So then, as we have opportunity, let us labour for the good of all, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.
And if one part is suffering, every other part suffers with it; or if one part is receiving special honor, every other part shares in the joy.
But take care lest this liberty of yours should prove a hindrance to the progress of weak believers.
There is a difference too between a married and an unmarried woman. She who is unmarried concerns herself with the Lord's business--that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but the married woman concerns herself with the business of the world--how she shall please her husband.
(No longer be a water-drinker; but take a little wine for the sake of your digestion and your frequent ailments.)
and no longer lend your faculties as unrighteous weapons for Sin to use. On the contrary surrender your very selves to God as living men who have risen from the dead, and surrender your several faculties to God, to be used as weapons to maintain the right.
"And do not fear those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
"Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock among which the Holy Spirit has placed you to take the oversight for Him and act as shepherds to the Church of God, which He has bought with His own blood.
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.
Let a man pay his wife her due, and let a woman also pay her husband his.
Remember prisoners, as if you were in prison with them; and remember those suffering ill-treatment, for you yourselves also are still in the body.
On the contrary, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for gratifying your earthly cravings.
After this, Joseph of Arimathaea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but for fear of the Jews a secret disciple, asked Pilate's permission to carry away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and removed the body.
and one of you says to them, "I wish you well; keep yourselves warm and well fed," and yet you do not give them what they need; what is the use of that?
- Anxiety And Fear
- Anxiety And Stress
- Do Not Be Anxious
- Family First
- Fear And Worry
- Great Things
- Instruction About Clothes
- Living Souls
- Not Worrying
- Provision For The Body
- 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