Bible Verses About Self Denial

Self-Denial.
    Christ set an example of  Mt 4:8-10; 8:20; Joh 6:38; Ro 15:3; Php 2:6-8
    A test of devotedness to Christ  Mt 10:37,38; Lu 9:23,24
    Necessary
      In following Christ.  Lu 14:27-33
      In the warfare of saints.  2Ti 2:4
      To the triumph of saints.  1Co 9:25-27
    Ministers especially called to exercise  2Co 6:4,5
    Should be exercised in
      Denying ungodliness and worldly lusts.  Ro 6:12; Tit 2:12
      Controlling the appetite.  Pr 23:2
      Abstaining from fleshly lusts.  1Pe 2:11
      No longer living to lusts of men.  1Pe 4:2
      Mortifying sinful lusts.  Mr 9:43; Col 3:5
      Mortifying deeds of the body.  Ro 8:13
      Not pleasing ourselves.  Ro 15:1-3
      Not seeking out own profit.  1Co 10:24,33; 13:5; Php 2:4
      Preferring the profit of others.  Ro 14:20,21; 1Co 10:24,33
      Assisting others.  Lu 3:11
      Even lawful things.  1Co 10:23
      Forsaking all.  Lu 14:33
      Taking up the cross and following Christ.  Mt 10:38; 16:24
      Crucifying the flesh.  Ga 5:24
      Being crucified with Christ.  Ro 6:6
      Being crucified to the world.  Ga 6:14
      Putting off the old man which is corrupt.  Eph 4:22; Col 3:9
      Preferring Christ to all earthly relations.  Mt 8:21,22; Lu 14:26
    Becomes strangers and pilgrims  Heb 11:13-15; 1Pe 2:11
    Danger of neglecting  Mt 16:25,26; 1Co 9:27
    Reward of  Mt 19:28,29; Ro 8:13
    Happy result  2Pe 1:4
    Exemplified
      Abraham.  Ge 13:9; Heb 11:8,9
      Widow of Zarephath.  1Ki 17:12-15
      Esther.  Es 4:16
      Rechabites.  Jer 35:6,7
      Daniel.  Da 1:8-16
      Apostles.  Mt 19:27
      Simon, Andrew, James, and John.  Mr 1:16-20
      Poor Widow.  Lu 21:4
      The Christians.  Ac 2:45; 4:34
      Barnabas.  Ac 4:36,37
      Paul.  Ac 20:24; 1Co 9:19,27
      Moses.  Heb 11:24,25