100 Bible Verses about Battlefield Of The Mind

Romans 12:2 ESV / 575 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 ESV / 425 helpful votes

For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

James 4:7 ESV / 380 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 377 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

2 Corinthians 10:4 ESV / 363 helpful votes

For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 355 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 350 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV / 336 helpful votes

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

John 8:32 ESV / 328 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Philippians 4:6-8 ESV / 322 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 308 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

1 John 4:1-21 ESV / 302 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already. Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world listens to them. ...

Romans 8:37 ESV / 298 helpful votes

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

Psalm 27:1-14 ESV / 287 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident. One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple. For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. ...

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 286 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

Mark 4:24 ESV / 284 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear: with the measure you use, it will be measured to you, and still more will be added to you.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 271 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Colossians 1:13 ESV / 267 helpful votes

He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,

Romans 8:13 ESV / 264 helpful votes

For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

1 John 3:9 ESV / 262 helpful votes

No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's seed abides in him, and he cannot keep on sinning because he has been born of God.

Luke 4:1-13 ESV / 259 helpful votes

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.” And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone.’” And the devil took him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time, ...

Proverbs 16:18 ESV / 251 helpful votes

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 243 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 243 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

Proverbs 29:1-27 ESV / 239 helpful votes

He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing. When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan. He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. By justice a king builds up the land, but he who exacts gifts tears it down. A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet. ...

Luke 4:18 ESV / 237 helpful votes

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,

1 John 4:4 ESV / 203 helpful votes

Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 200 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

John 10:10 ESV / 188 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 8:44 ESV / 165 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 161 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Isaiah 54:17 ESV / 148 helpful votes

No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 ESV / 147 helpful votes

For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Romans 8:32 ESV / 144 helpful votes

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?

Psalm 27:3 ESV / 140 helpful votes

Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 140 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Romans 8:5 ESV / 136 helpful votes

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Romans 8:7 ESV / 131 helpful votes

For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.

1 John 4:15 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

Psalm 91:14 ESV / 127 helpful votes

“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name.

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 126 helpful votes

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

Ephesians 6:16 ESV / 124 helpful votes

In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;

Romans 8:6 ESV / 122 helpful votes

For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 120 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 117 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 115 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Proverbs 23:7 ESV / 112 helpful votes

For he is like one who is inwardly calculating. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 109 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Zechariah 4:6 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.

Romans 8:3 ESV / 107 helpful votes

For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,

Psalm 18:39 ESV / 107 helpful votes

For you equipped me with strength for the battle; you made those who rise against me sink under me.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 106 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Ephesians 6:13 ESV / 106 helpful votes

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

1 Peter 1:5 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 105 helpful votes

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 104 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Luke 10:19 ESV / 103 helpful votes

Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 102 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 Corinthians 2:5 ESV / 102 helpful votes

That your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.

1 John 4:3 ESV / 101 helpful votes

And every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already.

1 John 3:23 ESV / 101 helpful votes

And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.

James 1:27 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

2 Corinthians 11:3 ESV / 99 helpful votes

But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

Romans 8:27 ESV / 99 helpful votes

And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 95 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Ephesians 4:23 ESV / 92 helpful votes

And to be renewed in the spirit of your minds,

Romans 8:39 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:18 ESV / 90 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

Romans 8:10 ESV / 80 helpful votes

But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 76 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:34 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us.

Romans 8:16 ESV / 66 helpful votes

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

Romans 8:24 ESV / 58 helpful votes

For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees?

Romans 8:26 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

Romans 8:36 ESV / 48 helpful votes

As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”

Romans 8:22 ESV / 46 helpful votes

For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now.

Romans 8:20 ESV / 44 helpful votes

For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Romans 8:38 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,

2 Corinthians 10:1-18 ESV / 34 helpful votes

I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!— I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh. For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, ...

John 8:31 ESV / 34 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples,

Colossians 3:2 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 32 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Romans 8:30 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Proverbs 20:27 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.

1 Peter 1:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Romans 1:28 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done.

Proverbs 19:8 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Whoever gets sense loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will discover good.

1 Corinthians 2:16 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Philippians 2:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,

Ephesians 6:1-24 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, ...

Romans 7:25 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself serve the law of God with my mind, but with my flesh I serve the law of sin.

John 15:1-27 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. ...

Colossians 1:21 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Romans 7:23 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

2 Corinthians 3:14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But their minds were hardened. For to this day, when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away.

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