Self-Mastery See also Abstain; Temperance Cease from anger, and forsake wrath, Ps. 37:8. I have refrained my feet from every evil, Ps. 119:101. soft answer turneth away wrath, Prov. 15:1. He that hath no rule over his own spirit, Prov. 25:28. let him deny himself, and take up his cross, Matt. 16:24 (Mark 8:34). not as I will, but as thou wilt, Matt. 26:39. if thy hand offend thee, cut it off, Mark 9:43. every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate, 1 Cor. 9:25. seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, 1 Cor. 13:5. Resist the devil, James 4:7. refrain his tongue from evil, 1 Pet. 3:10. becometh as a child, submissive, Mosiah 3:19. teach them to withstand every temptation of the devil, Alma 37:33. bridle all your passions, Alma 38:12. do not ask for that which you ought not, D&C 8:10. Pray always, that you may come off conqueror, D&C 10:5. beware how they take my name in their lips, D&C 63:61 (63:61–64; 136:21). who overcome by faith, and are sealed, D&C 76:53. cease from … your wicked doings, D&C 88:121 (88:121–25). let every man learn his duty, and to act in the office, D&C 107:99. persuasion, by long-suffering, D&C 121:41. clothe himself with charity, D&C 124:116. See also Prov. 1:15; Matt. 16:25; Luke 2:51; 14:25–28; Rom. 12:1–3; 2 Ne. 4:16–35; Alma 34:31–32; D&C 10:63; 59:9; 122:9.