35 Important Bible Verses About Our Bodies

35 Important Bible Verses About Our Bodies

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 – Our Bodies are Temples of the Holy Spirit

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?… Therefore, honor God with your bodies.”

Romans 12:1 – Offer Your Bodies as a Living Sacrifice

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.”

1 Corinthians 3:16-17 – God’s Temple is Holy

“Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for God’s temple is sacred, and you together are that temple.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Whatever You Do, Do It For God’s Glory

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

Philippians 1:20 – Honor Christ in Our Bodies

“I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.”

Matthew 22:37 – Love God with All Your Heart, Soul, and Mind

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’”

1 Timothy 4:8 – Value Physical and Spiritual Training

“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”

1 Corinthians 9:27 – Discipline Your Body to Stay Spiritually Fit

“No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.”

Psalm 139:14 – We Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

Colossians 3:23-24 – Work Wholeheartedly for the Lord

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward.”

Proverbs 4:20-23 – Guard Your Heart, for It Determines Your Life

“My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words… Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”

1 Corinthians 6:13 – Our Bodies are Meant for the Lord

“You say, ‘Food for the stomach and the stomach for food, and God will destroy them both.’ The body, however, is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.”

Proverbs 31:30 – True Beauty Comes from a Godly Heart

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.”

Ephesians 5:29 – Nourish and Cherish Your Body

“After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church.”

1 Peter 3:3-4 – True Beauty is Found in a Gentle and Quiet Spirit

“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – The Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.”

1 Corinthians 6:18 – Flee from Sexual Immorality

“Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.”

Colossians 2:16-17 – Don’t Let Your Body Be Judged by Human Rules

“Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day.”

1 Timothy 2:9-10 – Modesty and Good Deeds

“I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.”

1 Peter 3:15 – Sanctify Christ as Lord in Your Hearts

“But in your hearts, revere Christ as Lord.”

Colossians 3:5 – Put to Death Earthly Desires

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.”

Proverbs 16:24 – Gracious Words are Sweet to the Soul

“Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”

Proverbs 25:16 – Control Your Desires

“If you find honey, eat just enough—too much of it, and you will vomit.”

1 Corinthians 6:15 – Our Bodies Are Members of Christ

“Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself?”

1 Corinthians 6:12 – Don’t Let Anyone Master You

“I have the right to do anything,’ you say—but not everything is beneficial. ‘I have the right to do anything’—but I will not be mastered by anything.”

Proverbs 23:20-21 – Do Not Indulge in Gluttony

“Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat, for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 – God Provides a Way Out of Temptation

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

1 Timothy 4:7 – Train Yourself to Be Godly

“Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.”

Proverbs 14:30 – A Sound Heart is Life to the Body

“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.”

Proverbs 17:22 – A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

1 Timothy 4:4-5 – Receive with Thanksgiving What God Has Created

“For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.”

1 Peter 2:11 – Abstain from Sinful Desires

“Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul.”

1 Thessalonians 4:4-5 – Honor God in Your Body

“…that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God.”

Proverbs 25:27 – Overindulgence is Not Good

“It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.”

Romans 6:13 – Present Yourselves to God as Instruments of Righteousness

“Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life.”

Galatians 5:24 – Crucify the Flesh with its Passions and Desires

“Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.”

Proverbs 20:1 – Wine is a Mocker

“Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.”

Ephesians 5:18 – Do Not Get Drunk on Wine

“Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.”

Galatians 6:8 – Sow to Please the Spirit

“Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.”

Proverbs 10:31 – The Mouth of the Righteous Brings Forth Wisdom

“The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out.”

2 Corinthians 5:10 – Each One Will Give an Account of Themselves to God

“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.”

1 Peter 5:7 – Cast Your Anxieties on God

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Colossians 3:2 – Set Your Minds on Things Above

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”

Proverbs 12:25 – Anxiety Weighs Down the Heart

“Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.”

Matthew 6:25 – Do Not Be Anxious About Your Life

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.”

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