Abstain, Abstinence See also Self-Mastery; Word of Wisdom walk not … with them; refrain thy foot, Prov. 1:15. abstain from pollutions of idols, … fornication, Acts 15:20. abstain from fornication, 1 Thes. 4:3. Abstain from all appearance of evil, 1 Thes. 5:22. commanding to abstain from meats, 1 Tim. 4:3. Resist the devil, James 4:7. abstain from fleshly lusts, 1 Pet. 2:11. refrain from idleness, Alma 38:12. in the fear of God, that ye refrain from your iniquities, Alma 39:12. whoso forbiddeth to abstain from meats … is not ordained, D&C 49:18. keep thyself unspotted from the world, D&C 59:9. refrain from sin, lest sore judgments, D&C 82:2. Cease to be idle … unclean, D&C 88:124. drinketh wine or strong drink … not good, D&C 89:5. Keep yourselves from evil to take the name of the Lord, D&C 136:21. See also Jer. 14:10; 1 Cor. 8:13; 1 Thes. 5:6.