Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
Can a man carry fire next to his
chest and his clothes not be
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a
brawler, and whoever is led astray
by it is not wise.
Woe to those who rise early in the
morning, that they may run after
strong drink, who tarry late into
the evening as wine inflames them!
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ,
and make no provision for the
flesh, to gratify its desires.
do you not know that the
unrighteous will not inherit the
kingdom of God? Do not be
deceived: neither the sexually
immoral, nor idolaters, nor
adulterers, nor men who practice
homosexuality, nor thieves, nor
the greedy, nor drunkards, nor
revilers, nor swindlers will
inherit the kingdom of God. And
such were some of you. But you
were washed, you were sanctified,
you were justified in the name of
the Lord Jesus Christ and by the
Spirit of our God.
(1 Corinthians 6:9-11)
“All things are lawful for me,”
but not all things are helpful.
“All things are lawful for me,”
but I will not be enslaved by
(1 Corinthians 6:12)
Flee from sexual immorality. Every
other sin a person commits is
outside the body, but the sexually
immoral person sins against his
(1 Corinthians 6:18)
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.
(1 Corinthians 10:13)
Do not be deceived: “Bad company
ruins good morals.”
(1 Corinthians 15:33)
Now the works of the flesh are
evident: sexual immorality,
impurity, sensuality, idolatry,
sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy,
fits of anger, rivalries,
dissensions, divisions, envy,
drunkenness, orgies, and things
like these. I warn you, as I
warned you before, that those who
do such things will not inherit
the kingdom of God.
Training us to renounce
ungodliness and worldly passions,
and to live self-controlled,
upright, and godly lives in the
Blessed is the man who remains
steadfast under trial, for when he
has stood the test he will receive
the crown of life, which God has
promised to those who love him.
Let no one say when he is tempted,
“I am being tempted by God,” for
God cannot be tempted with evil,
and he himself tempts no one. But
each person is tempted when he is
lured and enticed by his own
desire. Then desire when it has
conceived gives birth to sin, and
sin when it is fully grown brings
Submit yourselves therefore to
God. Resist the devil, and he will
flee from you.
Beloved, I urge you as sojourners
and exiles to abstain from the
passions of the flesh, which wage
war against your soul.
(1 Peter 2:11)
sober-minded; be watchful. Your
adversary the devil prowls around
like a roaring lion, seeking
someone to devour.
(1 Peter 5:8)
They promise them freedom, but
they themselves are slaves of
corruption. For whatever overcomes
a person, to that he is enslaved.
(2 Peter 2:19)
For all that is in the world—the
desires of the flesh and the
desires of the eyes and pride in
possessions—is not from the Father
but is from the world.
(1 John 2:16)
Whoever makes a practice of
sinning is of the devil, for the
devil has been sinning from the
beginning. The reason the Son of
God appeared was to destroy the
works of the devil.
(1 John 3:8)
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
A moderate addiction to money may
not always be hurtful; but when
taken in excess it is nearly
always bad for the health.
Day - American Author 1874 -1935
Addiction should never be treated
as a crime. It has to be treated
as a health problem. We do not
send alcoholics to jail in this
country. Over 500,000 people are
in our jails who are nonviolent
Nader - American Lawyer Born 1934
Although the Chinese had used
opium as a medicine, there was no
widespread addiction before the
Trout - American Journalist 1909 -
But actually, my drug addiction
thing, I was so stubborn.
John - English Musician Born 1947
Every form of addiction is bad, no
matter whether the narcotic be
alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Jung - Swiss Psychologist 1875 -
I admire anyone who rids himself
of an addiction.
Tierney - American Actress – 1920
I've triumphed over addiction.
O'Neal – American Actress Born
In the '70s, everybody thought
drugs were just good times. People
didn't really know about drug
addiction, or that such a thing
existed. When I grew up in the
'70s I thought you had to take
drugs. It was almost like I didn't
think you had a choice.
Mann - American Musician Born 1960
It is hard to understand addiction
unless you have experienced it.
Hensley - English Musician Born
It's an addiction... and addiction
is something I should know
Richards - English Musician Born
No one is immune from addiction;
it afflicts people of all ages,
races, classes, and professions.
J. Kennedy - American Politician