Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Advice

The Bible arms a Christian with advice on how to live a moral life. This category contains a number of passages which advise.

Showing 37 through 61 of 61 quotations in this category.

"Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones."
-Proverbs 16:24

"It is to a man's honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel."
-Proverbs 20:3

"Do not speak to a fool, for he will scorn the wisdom of your words."
-Proverbs 23:9

"He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue. "
-Proverbs 28:23

"The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools."
-Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

"Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth."
-Proverbs 10:4

"A man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue."
-Proverbs 11:12

"He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it."
-Proverbs 11:27

"He who brings trouble on his family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise."
-Proverbs 11:29

"To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice."
-Proverbs 21:3

"Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Go near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools, who do not know that they do wrong."
-Ecclesiastes 5:1

"Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow."
-Proverbs 13:11

"Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise."
-Proverbs 20:1

"Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare."
-Proverbs 20:13

"Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him."
-Proverbs 22:15

"Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips."
-Proverbs 27:2

"He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy."
-Proverbs 28:13

"Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few."
-Ecclesiastes 5:1-2

"I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent. For Adam was formed first, then Eve."
-1 Timothy 2:9-13

"Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life."
-Proverbs 4:23

"But now I am writing you that you must not associate with anyone who calls himself a brother but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard or a swindler. With such a man do not even eat."
-1 Corinthians 5:11

"The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body."
-1 Corinthians 6:13

"Since there is so much immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband. The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife's body does not belong to her alone but also to her husband. In the same way, the husband's body does not belong to him alone but also to his wife."
-1 Corinthians 7:2-4

"He who loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and oil will never be rich."
-Proverbs 21:17

"Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food."
-Proverbs 12:9

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