If there’s one thing I’m good at, it’s complaining.
- I’m tired of sitting.
- The lesson is boring.
- The WiFi is inconsistent.
- Gas is expensive.
- Traffic is slow.
- I’m hungry.
Yep, I could whine your ears off. The following ten verses are intended for me.
Ten Verses for When You Feel Whiny
1. Philippians 2:14-16
Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.
2. 1 Peter 4:9
Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.
3. I Thessalonians 5:17-18
Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
4. Ruth 1:16
But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.
5. I Corinthians 10:10
Do not grumble, as some of them did and were destroyed by the Destroyer.
6. Jude 1:16, 19
These are grumblers, malcontents, following their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage. It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, devoid of the Spirit.
7. Romans 16:17
I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.
8. Daniel 4:35
all the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing,
and he does according to his will among the host of heaven
and among the inhabitants of the earth;
and none can stay his hand
or say to him, “What have you done?”
9. Job 33:13
Why do you contend against him,
saying, ‘He will answer none of man’s words’?
10. Romans 11:34
“For who has known the mind of the Lord,
or who has been his counselor?”