Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
The lust of the flesh
And the lust
The lust of the flesh
And the vulgar who were mixed in among them returned to their lust; and even the sons of Israel wept and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
And they tempted God in their heart by asking for food according to the desires of their soul.
Lust not after her beauty in thine heart, neither let her take thee with her eyes.
but I say unto you, That whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
But be clothed with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not listen to the flesh, to fulfil its desires.
1 Corinthians 10:6
Now these things became types of us, that we should not lust after evil things as they lusted.
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary the one to the other, so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind and were by nature the children of wrath, even as all the others.
teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live temperately, righteously, and godly in this present world;
For we ourselves also were foolish in another time, rebellious, deceived, serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
as obedient sons, not conforming yourselves with the former desires that you had before in your ignorance,
1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from the carnal desires which war against the soul
1 Peter 4:2
so that now the time that remains in the flesh, he might live, not unto the lusts of men, but unto the will of God.
2 Peter 2:10
and chiefly those that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise dominion; presumptuous, arrogant, they are not afraid to speak evil of the higher powers;
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own desires; and their mouth speaks arrogant things, admiring persons to take advantage.
And the lust
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.
that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair, and they took for themselves wives of all whom they chose.
When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment and two hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I look upon a maid?
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies and not to covetousness.
He that loves money shall not be satisfied with money; nor he that loves abundance with increase; this is also vanity.
Again, the devil took him up into an exceeding high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them
And the devil took him up into a high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the sphere of the world in a moment of time.
And the pride
In the third year of his reign, he made a banquet unto all his princes and his slaves, having before him the power of Persia and Media, the governors and princes of the provinces, --
Therefore they are crowned with pride; they cover themselves with violence as a garment.
the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?
And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her, for no one buys their merchandise anymore:
This wisdom is not that which descends from above, but is earthly, natural, diabolical.
Every flying insect that creeps, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.
Do not look upon the wine when it is red, when it gives its colour in the cup, it goes down smoothly.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;
And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
So likewise, any one of you that does not forsake all that he has cannot be my disciple.