Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:

Revellings

General references

Bible References

The time

Acts 17:30
The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,
Romans 8:12
Therefore, brethren, we are debtorsnot to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

To have

1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
Romans 1:20
For since the creation of the world his invisible nature, even his eternal power and deity, has been clearly seen, being understood by the things that have been made. So they are without excuse;
Ephesians 2:2
in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience.
Ephesians 4:17
Now this I affirm and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in the passion of lust like the heathen, who do not know God;
Titus 3:3
For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another.

Lasciviousness

Mark 7:22
coveting, wickedness, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, pride, foolishness.
2 Corinthians 12:21
I am afraid that when I come again my God will humble me before you, and I will have to mourn over many of those who sinned before and have not repented of the impurity, immorality, and lewdness which they have practiced.
Galatians 5:19
Now the deeds of the flesh are obvious: immorality, impurity, lewdness,
Ephesians 4:19
and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality, greedy for the practice of every kind of impurity.
Jude 1:4
For certain persons have crept in secretly, those who were long ago marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Excess

Ephesians 5:18
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,

Revellings

Galatians 5:21
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

General references

Colossians 3:7
In these you once walked, when you lived in them.