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

Bible References


1 Peter 1:1
Peter an apostle of Jesus Christ to the strangers who are dispersed through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia,
Hebrews 11:13
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but seen them from afar, and been persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.


1 Peter 4:2
that he should no longer live the rest of his time in the flesh according to the lusts of men, but after the will of God.
Luke 21:34
Take heed to yourselves, least at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness, and the cares of life, and so that day should come upon you unawares:
Acts 15:20
that they abstain from the pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from what is strangled, and from blood.
Romans 8:13
for if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if by the Spirit ye mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Romans 13:13
Let us behave decently as being in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lasciviousness, not in strife and envying.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore, my beloved, these promises, let us purify ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Galatians 5:16
I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfil the desire of the flesh:
2 Timothy 2:22
Flee youthful passions: and follow righteousness, fidelity, love, and peace, with all those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart:
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.


Romans 7:23
but I perceive another law in my body warring against the law of my mind, and captivating me to the law of sin, which is in my body.
Romans 8:13
for if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if by the Spirit ye mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Galatians 5:17
for the flesh desireth things contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit things contrary to the flesh: and these are opposite to each other; so that ye do not those things which ye would.
1 Timothy 6:9
But they, that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into ruin and perdition.
James 4:1
Whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence? even of your carnal appetites making war in your bodies?