Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
1 Peter 4:2
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God;
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
and so as to make a distinction between the holy and the profane, and between the unclean and the clean,
"The priest shall then take some of the blood of the guilt offering, and the priest shall put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.
"You shall therefore obey the LORD your God, and do His commandments and His statutes which I command you today."
In holiness and righteousness before Him all our days.
"Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all."