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1 Peter 4:2
and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.
Through baptism we have been buried with him in death, so that just as he was raised from the dead through the Father's glory, we too may live a new life.
You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.
They are estranged from the life of God because of the ignorance that exists among them and their obstinacy of heart,
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.
While God overlooked those times of ignorance, he now calls upon all men everywhere to repent,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not to gratify his passion, like the heathen who know nothing of God.
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.