Lord’s Library editors answer the question “What does the Bible say about attitude?” with specific Bible references.
Have you ever asked yourself the question “What does the Bible say about attitude?” If you have, you’re definitely not alone! And since the Bible helps Christians form a foundational understanding of important topics, it’s imperative that one know how Scripture describes attitude in different contexts. The Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defines attitude as “Posture; position of things or persons; as, in times of trouble let the prince or a nation preserve a firm attitude.”
Now armed with a basic definition of attitude, Lord’s Library editors thought it would be a helpful exercise to provide Biblical context. As a result, we compiled this short resource which captures all notable mentions of the word attitude, as well as its other forms. If you’ve been wondering what the King James Bible says about attitude, scroll on for additional detail.
Note: If you want to know what the Bible says about attitude and 206 other important topics (to be exact), our editors recommend Spencer Smith’s Doctrine Matters: Bible Topic Guidebook.
What Does the Bible Say About Attitude?
“Do all things without murmurings and disputings: That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;”
“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.”
“And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;”
“A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.”
“And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:”
“Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:”
“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.”
“And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.”
“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”
“Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.”
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