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Want to know what the Bible says about Indulgence? Here are 199 Bible verses about Indulgence from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Matthew 23:25 NIV
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
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1 Timothy 5:6 NIV
But the widow who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
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1 Timothy 6:10 NIV
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
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Revelation 18:7 NIV
Give her as much torment and grief
    as the glory and luxury she gave herself.
In her heart she boasts,
    ‘I sit enthroned as queen.
I am not a widow;
    I will never mourn.’
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Acts 17:10-11 NIV
10 As soon as it was night, the believers sent Paul and Silas away to Berea. On arriving there, they went to the Jewish synagogue. 11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.
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Galatians 5:19 NIV
The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery;
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1 John 1:9 NIV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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Proverbs 23:21 NIV
for drunkards and gluttons become poor,
    and drowsiness clothes them in rags.
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Colossians 3:2 NIV
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
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Proverbs 21:17 NIV
Whoever loves pleasure will become poor;
    whoever loves wine and olive oil will never be rich.
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Colossians 3:5 NIV
Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
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John 3:16 NIV
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
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Galatians 5:16 NIV
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
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Philippians 3:19 NIV
Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is in their shame. Their mind is set on earthly things.
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Proverbs 20:1 NIV
Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler;
    whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
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Ephesians 5:18 NIV
Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit,
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Isaiah 56:11-12 NIV
11 They are dogs with mighty appetites;
    they never have enough.
They are shepherds who lack understanding;
    they all turn to their own way,
    they seek their own gain.
12 “Come,” each one cries, “let me get wine!
    Let us drink our fill of beer!
And tomorrow will be like today,
    or even far better.”
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Titus 3:3 NIV
At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.
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James 5:5 NIV
You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter.
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