Wikipedia defines Addiction as “the continued use of a mood altering substance or behaviour despite adverse dependency consequences, or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviours.”
On this page you will find bible quotes about addiction. Use these to help someone suffering from an addiction whether its alchohol abuse, drug abuse, gambling or one of the many other addictions that humans can suffer from.
1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God [is] faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear [it].
1 Peter 5:8 KJV
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
James 1:12-15 KJV
Blessed [is] the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
1 John 2:16 KJV
For all that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
1 Peter 2:11 KJV
Dearly beloved, I beseech [you] as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
1 Corinthians 6:12 KJV
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Proverbs 20:1 KJV
Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink [is] raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Galatians 5:19-21 KJV
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are [these]; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness.
James 4:7 KJV
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Romans 13:14 KJV
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof].
Proverbs 6:27 KJV
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
1 Corinthians 6:18 KJV
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
1 John 3:8 KJV
He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
1 Peter 5:10 KJV
But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle [you].
Matthew 6:13 KJV
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
1 Corinthians 6:9-11 KJV
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, (Read
Titus 2:12 KJV
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Romans 5:3-5 KJV
And not only [so], but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
John 8:36 KJV
If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
Philippians 4:4-7 KJV
Rejoice in the Lord alway: [and] again I say, Rejoice.
1 Corinthians 6:11 KJV
And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
Romans 8:1-2 KJV
[There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Psalms 50:15 KJV
And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Colossians 3:5 KJV
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
Galatians 5:24-25 KJV
And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
Ephesians 5:18 KJV
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Galatians 5:16 KJV
[This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
James 1:2-3 KJV
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
1 Corinthians 5:11 KJV
But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Romans 8:5-6 KJV
For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Matthew 18:7 KJV
Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Matthew 5:28 KJV
But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Proverbs 23:20 KJV
Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:
Psalms 121:1-2 KJV
(A Song of degrees.) I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
Ephesians 5:5 KJV
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Romans 6:6-7 KJV
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.
2 Peter 2:19 KJV
While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
Hebrews 4:15-16 KJV
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as [we are, yet] without sin.
Romans 13:13-14 KJV
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
Luke 6:20-49 KJV
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed [be ye] poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Proverbs 1:1-33 KJV
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
2 Corinthians 4:16-18 KJV
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward [man] is renewed day by day.
Hosea 4:11 KJV
Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.
Isaiah 5:11 KJV
Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, [that] they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, [till] wine inflame them!
Hebrews 13:4 KJV
Marriage [is] honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Ephesians 5:18-20 KJV
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Matthew 26:29 KJV
But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.
Jude 1:24-25 KJV
Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present [you] faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.
1 Corinthians 8:9
But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.
John 3:16-17 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Luke 7:47 KJV
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast [it] from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not [that] thy whole body should be cast into hell.
Matthew 5:13-16 KJV
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Matthew 4:1-11 KJV
Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
1 Peter 4:10 KJV
As every man hath received the gift, [even so] minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
Romans 6:17-18 KJV
But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
Psalms 104:14-15 KJV
He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth.
Jonah 1:1-17 KJV
Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying.
[It is] good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor [any thing] whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.