30 Important Bible Verses About Taking Care Of Your Body

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 – Your Body is a Temple

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your bodies.”

1 Corinthians 9:27 – Discipline Your Body

“But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.”

1 Timothy 4:8 – Physical Exercise is Beneficial

“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.”

Proverbs 4:20-22 – Guard Your Heart

“My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to one’s whole body.”

Proverbs 17:22 – A Happy Heart is Good Medicine

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

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Proverbs 25:16 – Moderation is Key

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

Romans 12:1 – Offer Your Bodies as Living Sacrifices

“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.”

Colossians 3:23 – Do Everything for the Lord

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.”

Ephesians 5:29 – Nurture 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.”

Proverbs 3:7-8 – Fear the Lord and Depart from Evil

“Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and depart from evil. It will be health to your flesh and strength to your bones.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Glorify God in Everything

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

Proverbs 23:20-21 – Be Not Among Winebibbers

“Do not mix with winebibbers, or with gluttonous eaters of meat; for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and sleepiness will clothe them with rags.”

Philippians 4:13 – I Can Do All Things Through Christ

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

Matthew 4:4 – Live by Every Word of God

“Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'”

1 Corinthians 10:23 – All Things are Lawful But Not Beneficial

“Everything is permissible”—but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible”—but not everything is constructive.”

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. Against such things, there is no law.”

Proverbs 14:30 – A Peaceful Heart Gives Life

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

Isaiah 40:31 – Renew Your Strength in the Lord

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

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

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

Psalm 139:14 – Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

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

Psalm 34:14 – Seek Peace and Pursue It

“Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”

Proverbs 16:3 – Commit Your Plans to the Lord

“Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”

3 John 1:2 – Prosper and Be in Good Health

“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.”

Matthew 4:19 – Follow Jesus and Become Fishers of Men

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”

Proverbs 19:20 – Listen to Counsel and Accept Instruction

“Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end, you will be counted among the wise.”

Psalm 51:10 – Create in Me a Pure Heart

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

1 Thessalonians 4:4 – Control Your Vessel in Holiness and Honor

“That each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable.”

Proverbs 18:21 – The Power of the Tongue

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”

James 1:19 – Be Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak

“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.”

Proverbs 22:3 – The Prudent Sees Danger and Takes Refuge

“The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.”

1 Peter 5:7 – Cast Your Anxiety on Him

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

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First the Kingdom of God

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Galatians 6:7-8 – Reap What You Sow

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. 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 13:4 – Diligence Leads to Prosperity

“The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.”

1 Peter 3:3-4 – Beauty of the Inner Self

“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.”

Philippians 3:8-9 – Know Christ and Be Found in Him

“What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.”

Proverbs 13:20 – Walk with Wise Men

“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

Psalm 16:11 – Fullness of Joy in God’s Presence

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

Colossians 3:17 – Do All in the Name of Jesus

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”

Proverbs 28:13 – Confess and Forsake Your Sins

“Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.”

Philippians 2:3-4 – Consider Others Above Yourself

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”

Colossians 4:6 – Let Your Speech be Gracious

“Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.”

Philippians 4:6-7 – Do Not Be Anxious

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

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