scriptures

AUGUST

Word of the Month Scriptures

 “TEMPERANCE”
 
Psalm 103:8
The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and plenteous in mercy.
 
Psalm 107:30
Then they are glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
 
Proverbs 14:29
He that is slow to wrath’s of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
 
Proverbs 15:18
A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
 
Proverbs 16:32
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
 
Ecclesiastes 9:17
The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
 
Nahum 1:3
The Lord is slow to anger, and great in powerful, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
 
Lamentations 3:26
It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.
 
Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, Temperance: against such there is no law.
 
2 Peter 1:4-6
4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
6 And to knowledge Temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
 
Acts 24:25
25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, Temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
 
Titus 1:7-9
7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;  But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, Temperate; 9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.
 
Titus 2:1-2
2 But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine:
2 That the aged men be sober, grave, Temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
 
Titus 2:11-12
11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live Soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
 
1 Corinthians 7:9
8 I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, it is good for them if they abide even as I.
9 But if they cannot Contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.
 
Romans 13:13-14
13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.  14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make Not Provision For The Flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
 
Philippians 4:4-5
4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.
5 Let your Moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.
 
1 Thessalonians 5:6-8
6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be Sober.
7 For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.
8 But let us, who are of the day, be Sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
Binding the Strong Man

Verily I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” Matt. 18:18

“Or else how can one enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.” Matt. 12:29