Bible Verses to Move you Forward on your Wellness Journey

Strengthen your faith to break through bad habits so you can fearlessly live out God's purpose for your life! 

Daily Devotion

We all need a little help.  Overcoming a lifetime of making poor choices can be a real struggle.  Below are some bible verses that will help you to overcome. 

When you speak these words in faith with a sincere heart, they will become a bridge for you to walk on, to carry you forward.   They are life changing and life forming.  These words, spoken out loud will empower you and transform you right there in your struggle.  They will help you to manage those emotions that are too hard for you to handle alone.  I encourage you to meditate on these scriptures and get them down in your spirit because they are keys to your success.  Your goal is to make your spirit man stronger than the cravings of your flesh and to bring balance to your soul:  Your will, your mind, your emotions, and your intellect.  The only way to do that is to hang out with the word of God, in addition to making those healthy choices and your exercise regimen. 

 

SCRIPTURES

….let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us… Hebrews 12:1, 2

 

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.  II Timothy 1:7

 

Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.  Isaiah 43:18

 

….But one thing I do:  Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus Philippians 3:13-14   

 

For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.  Philippians 4:13

 

….he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God 1 Peter 4:1-2

 

Everything is permissible for me, but not everything is beneficial.  Everything is permissible for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.  I Corinthians 6:12-20

 

I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified.  1 Corinthians 9:27

 

I am a new creation in Christ, the old has gone, and the new has come.  2 Corinthians 6:17

 

I am crucified with Christ:  Nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. Gal. 2:20

 

And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.  Romans 12:1

 

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.  Ro. 12:2

 

But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach):  That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.  For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.”  For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him. For “whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”  Romans 10:8-13

Throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes.  Ephesians 4:22-23

I strip off the old man with its lusts and affections.  Ephesians 4: 22-23 (Summarized)

 

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.  Ephesians 6: 19-20

 

You can do all things through Christ who strengthen you.  2 Corinth. 6:19-20

 

I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms.  Ephesian 1: 19-20

 

For God wanted them to know that the riches and glory of Christ are for you Gentiles, too. And this is the secret: Christ lives in you.  This gives you assurance of sharing his glory.  Colossians 1:27

 

For I fully expect and hope that I will never be ashamed, but that I will continue to be bold for Christ, as I have been in the past. And I trust that my life will bring honor to Christ, whether I live or die.  Philippians 1:20

 

Do you like honey?  Don’t eat too much, or it will make you sick!  Proverbs 25:16

 

“Listen to me, descendants of Jacob, all you who remain in Israel.  I have cared for you since you were born.  Yes, I carried you before you were born.  I will be your God throughout your lifetime-until your hair is white with age.  I made you, and I will care for you.  I will carry you along and save you.  Isaiah 46:3-4

 

And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food."  Genesis 1:29

 

 

For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.   For he that is dead is freed from sin.   Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:   Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dies no more; death hath no more dominion over him.   For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he lives, he lives unto God.  Likewise reckon you also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Romans 6:5-11

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