Reference Verses

Colossians 2:8 (New American Standard Bible)
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.


2 Timothy 3:16 (New American Standard Bible)
All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness.


10. Self-Control
1 Peter 1:13-16 (New Living Translation)
13 So think clearly and exercise self-control. Look forward to the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world.
14 So you must live as God’s obedient children. Don’t slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn’t know any better then.
15 But now you must be holy in everything you do, just as God who chose you is holy. 16 For the Scriptures say, “You must be holy because I am holy.”


Ecclesiastes 7:8-9 (New American Standard Bible)
8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit. 9 Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, for anger resides in the bosom of fools.


Proverbs 15:18 (New American Standard Bible)
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but the slow to anger calms a dispute.


Proverbs 25:16 (New American Standard Bible)
Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, that you not have it in excess and vomit it.