Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Bible References

As

1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
Hebrews 11:13
These all died in faith, not having received the promised blessings, but having seen them from afar, and greeted them, and having professed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.

Abstain

1 Peter 4:2
that ye may no longer live the remaining time in the flesh after the lusts of men, but after the will of God.
Luke 21:34
But take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with surfeiting and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day come upon you unawares.
Acts 15:20
but that we should write to them by letter to abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from that which hath been strangled, and from blood.
Romans 8:13
For if ye live according to the flesh, ye are sure to die; but if by the Spirit ye make an end of the deeds of the body, ye will live.
Romans 13:13
Let us walk becomingly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in lewdness and wantonness, not in strife and envy;
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having then these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Galatians 5:16
But I say, Walk by the Spirit, and ye will not fulfill the desires of the flesh.
2 Timothy 2:22
But flee youthful lusts, and follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loveth the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

War

Romans 7:23
but I perceive another law in my members warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.
Romans 8:13
For if ye live according to the flesh, ye are sure to die; but if by the Spirit ye make an end of the deeds of the body, ye will live.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh hath desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these oppose one another, that ye may not do the things that ye would.
1 Timothy 6:9
But they who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
James 4:1
Whence are wars and whence are fightings among you? Are they not hence, from your lusts that war in your members?