Faith can also play a huge role in enlightening people. Here are some bible verses about addiction that help with addiction and provide great insight into its dire consequences.
Religion teach us to be a model human being so we can succeed not only in this life but also in here after. Addiction is a thing that take us away from this path. There are many types of addictions but the most common one are drug and alcohol addiction.
An addict is a person who develops a brain disorder which entices him on compulsive engagement in reward stimuli without thinking about the consequences. Addiction leads to many social, psychological, and physical problems. It ruins lives of addicts as well as their families. It is very important to take medication and seek solutions of this prevailing problem before its too late.
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
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.
1 Corinthians 6:12
Dearly beloved, I beseech [you] as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.
1 Peter 2:11
And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
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 Corinthians 10:13
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Bible verses about addiction to drugs and alcohol
Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink [is] raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
[This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
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 John 2:16
bible verses and scripture about recovery from addiction
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.
2 Peter 2:19
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to [fulfill] the lusts [thereof].
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.
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
1 Corinthians 15:33
Bible verses about addiction and how to recover from addiction
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.
1 Peter 5:8
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].
1 Peter 5:10