God’s Promises: Competition

Find comfort and strength in these biblical promises



“A man’s discretion makes him slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook a transgression.”
Proverbs 19:11

“This you know, my beloved brethren. Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger.”
James 1:19

“In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.”
Matthew 7:12

“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before stumbling. It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly than to divide the spoil with the proud.”
Proverbs 16:18-19

“He who gives attention to the word will find good, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.”
Proverbs 16:20

“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.”
2 Corinthians 10:4

“Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, ‘I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,’ so that we confidently say, ‘The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What will man do to me?'”
Hebrews 13:5-6

“Then He said to them, ‘Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.'”
Luke 12:15

“The end of a matter is better than its beginning; patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit. Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, for anger resides in the bosom of fools.”
Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

“Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.”
Galatians 6:9

“He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.”
Proverbs 15:27

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you, so that you will behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.”
1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

“An arrogant man stirs up strife, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper. He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but he who walks wisely will be delivered.”
Proverbs 28:25-26

“The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth.”
2 Timothy 2:24-25

“Do not contend with a man without cause, if he has done you no harm.”
Proverbs 3:30