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Sanctification Verses: Self-Control

Genesis 4:6 (The Scriptures–1998) And יהוה said to Qayin, “Why are you wroth? And why is your face fallen? 7 “If you do well, is athere not acceptance? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. And its desire is for you, but you should master it.”


Proverbs 16:32 (The Scriptures–1998) He who is patient is better than the mighty, And he who rules over his spirit than he who takes a city.


John 14:15 (AENT) If you love me, keep my Commandments.


Romans 12:1 (AENT) I plead to you, therefore, my brothers, by the mercies of Elohim, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, Set Apart and acceptable to Elohim by a reasonable service (of him). 2 And be not conformed to this world; but be you transformed by the renovation of your minds: and discern you what is the good and acceptable and perfect pleasure of Elohim. 3 And, by the grace given to me, I say to you all:  Do not carry thoughts beyond what you should think; but think with modesty, as Elohim has distributed to each one his measure of faith.


Romans 12:18 (AENT) And if possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with every man. 19 And do not seek vengeance for yourselves, my beloved: but give a pause for the wrath (of Elohim to manifest). For it is written: "If you do not execute judgment for yourself, I will execute judgment for you, says Elohim. 20 And if your adversary is hungry, feed him: and if he be thirsty, give him drink. For if you do these things, you will heap coals of fire on his head." 21 Do not be overcome by evil; but overcome evil with good.


1 Corinthians 6:19 (AENT) Or don't you know, that your body is the temple of the Ruach haKodesh who abides in you, whom you have received from Elohim? And you are not your own. 20 For you are bought with a price. Therefore you glorify Elohim with your body, and with your spirit, which are Elohim's.


1 Corinthians 9:24 (AENT) Don't you know that they who run in the stadium, run all of them; yet it is one who gains the victory.  You run so as to attain. 25 For everyone who engages in the contest restrains his desires in everything.  And they run to obtain a crown that perishes; but we, one that does not perish. 26 I therefore so run, not as for something unknown; and I so struggle, not as struggling against air; 27 But I subdue my body, and reduce it to servitude; or else, when I have preached to others, I myself should despise myself.


1 Corinthians 10:12 (AENT) And so, let him who thinks he stands beware or else he may fall. 13 No trial comes upon you, but what pertains to men: and Elohim is faithful who will not permit you to be tried beyond your ability, but will make an issue to your trial, that you may be able to sustain it.


1 Corinthians 13:4 (AENT) Love is patient, is kind, love does not envy, love does not boast, is not puffed up, 5 does not behave indecently, does not seek its own, is not provoked, reckons not the evil,


Galatians 5:22 (AENT) The fruits then of the Spirit are these: Love, joy, peace, kindness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, self-control.  Against these there is no instruction put in place. 24 And those who are of Mashiyach have put to death their flesh with all its passions and lusts.


Jas 1:19 (AENT) And you all be, my beloved Brothers, quick to hear and slow to speak, and slow to anger: 20 for the anger of man does not result in the righteousness of Elohim. 21 And so, throw all that is defiled and the myriads of evil things far away from yourselves and with meekness, receive the Word that is implanted in our nature which is able to resurrect your souls. 22 But be doers of the Word, and not hearers only; and do not deceive yourselves. 23 For if any man will be a hearer of the Word and not a doer of it, he will be like one who sees his face in a mirror


Titus 3:3 (AENT) For we also were formerly reckless and disobedient, and erring, and serving a great variety of lusts, and living in malice and envy, and were hateful and also hating one another. 4 But when the kindness and compassion of Elohim our Life-Giver was revealed, 5 not by works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his mercy, he revived us by the washing of the new birth and by the renovation (given to us) by the Ruach haKodesh 6 which He shed on us abundantly by Y'shua the Mashiyach our Life-Giver:


1 Peter 5:6 (AENT) Humble yourselves, therefore, under the powerful hand of Elohim: and He will exalt you in due time. 7 And cast all your anxiety upon Elohim; for He cares for you. 8 Be sober and guarded because haSatan, like a lion, roars and goes about and seeks whom he may devour. 9 Therefore resist him, being steadfast in the Faith: and know that the same sufferings befall your Brothers that are in the world.

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