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Health in the Bible.

Bible verses with health messages - NIV

Alcohol

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

Proverbs 23:31-33 – "Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly! In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper. Your eyes will see strange sights and your mind imagine confusing things."

Diet

Genesis 1:29 – "Then God said, 'I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.'"

Leviticus 7:23 - "Say to the Israelites: 'Do not eat any of the fat of cattle, sheep or goats.' "

I Corinthians 10:31 – "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God."

Exercise

Genesis 2:15 - The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.

Lifestyle

Exodus 15:26 – "He said, 'If you listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you.'"

Romans 12:1 – "Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship."

I Corinthians 3:16-17 – "Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is sacred, and you are that temple."

Lifestyle changes

Philippians 4:13 – "I can do everything through Him who gives me strength."


Sleep

Psalms 4:8 – "I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety."

Stress

Matthew 6:25-27 – "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?"

Phillipians 4:6-7 – "Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."

John 14:27 – "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid."

John 16:33 – "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."