For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
instructing us to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we would live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present age;
A fool shows his annoyance the same day, but one who overlooks an insult is prudent.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.
For God didn’t give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.
Every man who strives in the games exercises self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.
so then let’s not sleep, as the rest do, but let’s watch and be sober.
“I made a covenant with my eyes; how then should I look lustfully at a young woman?
Don’t be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.
So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;
5 Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;
6 and in knowledge, self-control; and in self-control, perseverance; and in perseverance, godliness;
7 and in godliness, brotherly affection; and in brotherly affection, love.
Like a city that is broken down and without walls is a man whose spirit is without restraint.
A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world’s rulers of the darkness of this age, and against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Watch yourselves, that we don’t lose the things which we have accomplished, but that we receive a full reward.
No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
Don’t turn to the right hand nor to the left. Remove your foot from evil.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit.