Bible verses about "moderation" | YLT

Psalms 104:15

15 And wine—it rejoiceth the heart of man, To cause the face to shine from oil, And bread—the heart of man it supporteth.

Romans 14:21

21 Right it is not to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor to do anything in which thy brother doth stumble, or is made to fall, or is weak.

Colossians 2:20-23

20 If, then, ye did die with the Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances? 21 —thou mayest not touch, nor taste, nor handle— 22 which are all for destruction with the using, after the commands and teachings of men, 23 which are, indeed, having a matter of wisdom in will-worship, and humble-mindedness, and neglecting of body—not in any honour, unto a satisfying of the flesh.

Ephesians 5:18-20

18 and be not drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be filled in the Spirit, 19 speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, 20 giving thanks always for all things, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the God and Father;

1 Timothy 6:10

10 for a root of all the evils is the love of money, which certain longing for did go astray from the faith, and themselves did pierce through with many sorrows;

Proverbs 23:20-21

20 Be not thou among quaffers of wine, Among gluttonous ones of flesh, 21 For the quaffer and glutton become poor, And drowsiness clotheth with rags.

Titus 2:3

3 aged women, in like manner, in deportment as doth become sacred persons, not false accusers, to much wine not enslaved, of good things teachers,

1 Timothy 5:23

23 no longer be drinking water, but a little wine be using, because of thy stomach and of thine often infirmities;

Proverbs 25:16

16 Honey thou hast found—eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated with it, and hast vomited it.

1 Peter 5:8

8 Be sober, vigilant, because your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, doth walk about, seeking whom he may swallow up,

Philippians 4:5

5 let your forbearance be known to all men; the Lord is near;

Proverbs 20:1

1 Wine is a scorner—strong drink is noisy, And any going astray in it is not wise.

Galatians 5:13

13 For ye—to freedom ye were called, brethren, only not the freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through the love serve ye one another,

Ephesians 5:18

18 and be not drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be filled in the Spirit,

Titus 2:7

7 concerning all things thyself showing a pattern of good works; in the teaching uncorruptedness, gravity, incorruptibility,

Proverbs 25:27

27 The eating of much honey is not good, Nor a searching out of one's own honour—honour.

1 Corinthians 9:25

25 and every one who is striving, is in all things temperate; these, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown they may receive, but we an incorruptible;

1 Corinthians 6:12

12 All things are lawful to me, but all things are not profitable; all things are lawful to me, but I—I will not be under authority by any;

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