30 Important Bible Verses About Compromise

1 Kings 18:21 – Choose Whom You Will Serve

“And Elijah came to all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.”

2 Corinthians 6:14 – Unequal Yoke with Unbelievers

“Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?”

Proverbs 14:12 – The Way That Seems Right

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.”

Matthew 6:24 – Cannot Serve Two Masters

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”

Galatians 1:10 – Pleasing God or Men?

“For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.”

James 4:4 – Friendship with the World

“You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.”

Psalm 1:1 – Walking in the Counsel of the Wicked

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers.”

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Bad Company Corrupts Good Morals

“Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”

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Joshua 24:15 – Choose Whom You Will Serve

“And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the LORD, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”

John 15:19 – Not of This World

“If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.”

James 1:8 – Doubt in Decision-Making

“He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.”

Proverbs 4:14-15 – Do Not Enter the Path of the Wicked

“Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on.”

2 Timothy 4:3-4 – The Time Will Come

“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.”

1 Peter 5:8 – Be Sober-Minded and Alert

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord, Not Lean on Our Own Understanding

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

Matthew 5:13 – Salt of the Earth

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.”

Colossians 2:8 – Philosophy and Empty Deceit

“See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.”

Matthew 7:13-14 – The Narrow and Wide Gates

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.”

Romans 12:2 – Do Not Conform to the World

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

Galatians 5:9 – A Little Leaven Leavens the Whole Lump

“A little leaven leavens the whole lump.”

Ephesians 4:14 – Tossed to and Fro by Every Wind of Doctrine

“So that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes.”

2 Peter 2:20-22 – Returning to the World’s Filth

“For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first. For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them. What the true proverb says has happened to them: ‘The dog returns to its own vomit, and the sow, after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.'”

Proverbs 13:20 – Walk with Wise, Not the Foolish

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.”

2 Chronicles 19:2 – Help the Ungodly and Love Those Who Hate the Lord

“Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD? Because of this, wrath has gone out against you from the LORD.”

Romans 13:14 – Put on the Lord Jesus Christ

“But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.”

Psalm 101:3 – Set No Wicked Thing Before My Eyes

“I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.”

1 Corinthians 10:21 – Cannot Drink the Cup of the Lord and Demons

“You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.”

Psalm 119:11 – Hiding God’s Word in Our Hearts

“I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.”

Luke 16:13 – Cannot Serve God and Money

“No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”

James 4:17 – Knowing the Right Thing to Do

“So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.”

1 John 2:15-17 – Do Not Love the World

“Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.”

Proverbs 22:24-25 – Make No Friendship with a Angry Person

“Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.”

Colossians 2:20-23 – Submitting to Regulations of This World

“If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations— “Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch” (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to human precepts and teachings? These have indeed an appearance of wisdom in promoting self-made religion and asceticism and severity to the body, but they are of no value in stopping the indulgence of the flesh.”

Proverbs 16:25 – The Way Seems Right, But Leads to Death

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.”

2 Corinthians 11:14-15 – Even Satan Disguises Himself as an Angel of Light

“And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. So it is no surprise if his servants, also, disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will correspond to their deeds.”

Proverbs 1:10 – My Son, If Sinners Entice You

“My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent.”

1 Corinthians 3:19 – The Wisdom of This World is Foolishness

“For the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, ‘He catches the wise in their craftiness.'”

1 John 3:8 – The Reason the Son of God Appeared

“Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.”

James 1:27 – Keep Oneself Unstained from the World

“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.”

1 Peter 2:9 – Called Out of Darkness into His Marvelous Light

“But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.”

Matthew 10:32-33 – Acknowledge/Disown Jesus Before Others

“So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.”

Galatians 6:7-8 – Reap What You Sow

“Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.”

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Bad Company Corrupts Good Character

“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.'”

Matthew 12:30 – Not with Christ, Scatters

“Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.”

Proverbs 29:25 – The Fear of Man Brings a Snare

“The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe.”

Mark 8:38 – Ashamed of Me and My Words

“For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”

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