1 I beseke you brethre by the mercyfulnesse of God, that ye geue ouer youre bodies for a sacrifice, yt is quycke holy, and acceptable vnto God, which is yor reasonable seruynge off God. 2 And fashion not youre selues like vnto this worlde, but be chaunged thorow the renewynge off yor mynde, yt ye maye proue, what thinge that good, yt acceptable, & perfecte wil of God is.
Bible verses about "self-control" | Coverdale
11 For the grace of God that bryngeth Saluacion vnto all men, hath appeared, 12 and teacheth vs, that we shulde denye vngodlynes, and wordly lustes: and that we shulde lyue discretly, righteously, and godly in this worlde, 13 lokynge for that blessed hope and appearynge of the glory of ye greate God and of oure Sauioure Iesu Christ: 14 which gaue him selfe for vs, to redeme vs fro all vnrighteousnes, and to pourge vs to be a peculiar people vnto himselfe, to be feruently geuen vnto good workes.
8 but harbarous, one that loueth goodnes, sober mynded, righteous, holy, temperate,
8 Be sober and watch, for yor aduersary ye deuell, walketh aboute as a roaringe lyon, sekynge whom he maye deuoure,
12 and teacheth vs, that we shulde denye vngodlynes, and wordly lustes: and that we shulde lyue discretly, righteously, and godly in this worlde,
7 The ende of all thiges is at hade.Be ye therfore sober & watch vnto prayers:
32 A pacient man is better then one that is stroge: and he that can rule him selfe, is more worth then he yt wynneth a cite.
27 but I tame my body, and brynge it in to subieccion, lest whan I preach vnto other: I my selfe be a cast awaye.
24 Knowe ye not, that they which runne in a course, runne all, yet but one receaueth the rewarde? Runne ye so, that ye maye optayne. 25 Euery one that proueth mastrye, absteyneth from all thinges, and they do it, that they maye optayne a corruptible crowne, but we to optayne an vncorruptible crowne. 26 I therfore so runne, not as at an vncertayne thinge: So fighte I, not as one yt beateth ye ayre: 27 but I tame my body, and brynge it in to subieccion, lest whan I preach vnto other: I my selfe be a cast awaye.
7 For God hath not geuen vs the sprete of feare, but of power, and of loue, and of right vnderstondynge.
13 There hath yet no teptacion ouertaken you, but soch as foloweth the nature of man. Neuertheles God is faithfull, which shal not suffre you to be tempted aboue youre strength, but shal in the myddes of ye temptacion make a waye to come out, that ye maye beare it.
28 He that can not rule himself, is like a cite, which is broken downe, and hath no walles.