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Spiritual Insight: “The Destroyer”

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PART 1 OF 12

An assembly of thought-provoking Bible verses and famous quotes centered on doing away with negative people in your life, including family members, as well as self-destruction. 

By Loring Tatem

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ. (I Corinthians 12:12)

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For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. (I Corinthians 12:13)

So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. (Romans 12:5)

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. (St. Matthew 5:29)

And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, 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. (St. Matthew 5:30)

And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand? (St. Matthew 12:26)

And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household. (St. Matthew 10:36)

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He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. (St. Matthew 10:37)

Or else how can one enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house. (St. Matthew 12:29)

While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him. (St. Matthew 12:46)

Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee. (St. Matthew 12:47)

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But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? And who are my brethren? (St. Matthew 12:48)

And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren. (St. Matthew 12:49)

For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother. (St. Matthew 12:50)

But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you. (St. Matthew 12:28)

He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad. (St. Matthew 12:30)

When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up. (Psalms 27:10)

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. (St. Matthew 6:24)

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And when ye come into an house, salute it. (St. Matthew 10:12)

And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you. (St. Matthew 10:13)

And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. (St. Matthew 10:14)

Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. (M. Scott Peck)

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Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you. (St. Matthew 7:6)

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it. (Psalms 34:14)

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Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others. (George Santayana)

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, (Philippians 3:13)