Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

As

1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, to the saints who are living in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
Genesis 23:4
I am living among you as one from a strange country: give me some land here as my property, so that I may put my dead to rest
Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said, The years of my wanderings have been a hundred and thirty; small in number and full of sorrow have been the years of my life, and less than the years of the wanderings of my fathers.
Leviticus 25:23
No exchange of land may be for ever, for the land is mine, and you are as my guests, living with me for a time.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we, as all our fathers were, are like men from a strange country before you, who have got a place for a time in the land; our days on the earth are like a shade, and there is no hope of going on.
Psalm 39:12
Let my prayer come to your ears, O Lord, and give attention to my cry, make an answer to my weeping: for my time here is short before you, and in a little time I will be gone, like all my fathers.
Psalm 119:19
I am living in a strange land: do not let your teachings be kept secret from me.
Hebrews 11:13
All these came to their end in faith, not having had the heritage; but having seen it with delight far away, they gave witness that they were wanderers and not of the earth.

Abstain

1 Peter 4:2
So that you may give the rest of your lives in the flesh, not to the desires of men, but to the purpose of God.
Luke 21:34
But give attention to yourselves, for fear that your hearts become over-full of the pleasures of food and wine, and the cares of this life, and that day may come on you suddenly, and take you as in a net:
Acts 15:20
But that we give them orders to keep themselves from things offered to false gods, and from the evil desires of the body, and from the flesh of animals put to death in ways against the law, and from blood.
Romans 8:13
For if you go in the way of the flesh, death will come on you; but if by the Spirit you put to death the works of the body, you will have life.
Romans 13:13
With right behaviour as in the day; not in pleasure-making and drinking, not in bad company and unclean behaviour, not in fighting and envy.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Because God, then, will give us such rewards, dear brothers, let us make ourselves clean from all evil of flesh and spirit, and become completely holy in the fear of God.
Galatians 5:16
But I say, Go on in the Spirit, and you will not come under the rule of the evil desires of the flesh.
2 Timothy 2:22
But keep yourself from those desires of the flesh which are strong when the body is young, and go after righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those whose prayers go up to the Lord from a clean heart.
1 John 2:15
Have no love for the world or for the things which are in the world. If any man has love for the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

War

Romans 7:23
But I see another law in my body, working against the law of my mind, and making me the servant of the law of sin which is in my flesh.
Romans 8:13
For if you go in the way of the flesh, death will come on you; but if by the Spirit you put to death the works of the body, you will have life.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh has desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; because these are opposite the one to the other; so that you may not do the things which you have a mind to do.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who have a desire for wealth are falling into danger, and are taken as in a net by a number of foolish and damaging desires, through which men are overtaken by death and destruction.
James 4:1
What is the cause of wars and fighting among you? is it not in your desires which are at war in your bodies?

General references

Genesis 21:34
And Abraham went on living in the land of the Philistines as in a strange country.
Leviticus 15:16
And if a man's seed goes out from him, then all his body will have to be bathed in water and he will be unclean till evening.
Proverbs 7:26
For those wounded and made low by her are great in number; and all those who have come to their death through her are a great army.
Isaiah 32:16
Then in the waste land there will be an upright rule, and righteousness will have its place in the fertile field.

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