100 Bible Verses about Taking Care Of Yourself

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 1,072 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

3 John 1:2 ESV / 730 helpful votes

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 603 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

1 Peter 5:7-9 ESV / 488 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

1 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 484 helpful votes

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 473 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.

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 437 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 429 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 393 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Peter 3:1-22 ESV / 383 helpful votes

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when they see your respectful and pure conduct. Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious. For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands, ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 360 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,

Psalm 139:13 ESV / 317 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 304 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 291 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 22:37-40 ESV / 239 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. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”

Ephesians 4:28 ESV / 234 helpful votes

Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 234 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

James 1:27 ESV / 232 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.

1 John 2:15 ESV / 228 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Philippians 3:13-14 ESV / 227 helpful votes

Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 227 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 7:3-5 ESV / 227 helpful votes

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 197 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 187 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 187 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Mark 6:31 ESV / 175 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 174 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 163 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 160 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 160 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 150 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

1 Corinthians 3:16-17 ESV / 149 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

Romans 13:4 ESV / 149 helpful votes

For he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer.

1 Timothy 4:8 ESV / 147 helpful votes

For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Hebrews 4:9-11 ESV / 142 helpful votes

So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God's rest has also rested from his works as God did from his. Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 137 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Mark 12:31 ESV / 134 helpful votes

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

Philippians 2:4 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

John 10:10 ESV / 132 helpful votes

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

Psalm 139:13-14 ESV / 129 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

Proverbs 19:17 ESV / 128 helpful votes

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 125 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.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 125 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Galatians 5:14 ESV / 124 helpful votes

For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Matthew 25:40 ESV / 123 helpful votes

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 120 helpful votes

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

John 13:34 ESV / 120 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 119 helpful votes

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 119 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 118 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Colossians 3:12 ESV / 115 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

Luke 10:27 ESV / 115 helpful votes

And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

2 Thessalonians 3:10 ESV / 113 helpful votes

For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.

Philippians 1:20 ESV / 113 helpful votes

As it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death.

1 Corinthians 10:24 ESV / 113 helpful votes

Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 113 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:17-18 ESV / 112 helpful votes

But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

1 Corinthians 12:27 ESV / 112 helpful votes

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 112 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 111 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Romans 13:9 ESV / 110 helpful votes

For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Matthew 6:22-23 ESV / 110 helpful votes

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

John 15:13 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 103 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.

James 1:5 ESV / 101 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 101 helpful votes

And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

1 Corinthians 9:27 ESV / 99 helpful votes

But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.

1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 97 helpful votes

(No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)

Romans 12:4 ESV / 97 helpful votes

For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function,

1 Peter 3:4 ESV / 96 helpful votes

But let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 95 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Acts 20:28 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 91 helpful votes

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

Matthew 11:26-30 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him. Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 81 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 71 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.

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 69 helpful votes

And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

Proverbs 11:17 ESV / 57 helpful votes

A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

James 5:16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

1 Timothy 4:14-16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophecy when the council of elders laid their hands on you. Practice these things, immerse yourself in them, so that all may see your progress. Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.

Matthew 25:6 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’

1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 37 helpful votes

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

1 Timothy 3:5 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God's church?

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 32 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.

2 Timothy 2:2 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.

John 1:3 ESV / 29 helpful votes

All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Romans 14:7-8 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

Genesis 2:15 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

John 3:34-36 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For he whom God has sent utters the words of God, for he gives the Spirit without measure. The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand. Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Proverbs 14:30 ESV / 23 helpful votes

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.

Genesis 9:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

Matthew 22:37-39 ESV / 22 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. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

John 15:1-27 ESV / 20 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. ...

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