Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
So that now, there is no condemnation to those who are in Christ, Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 10:3
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh
Let marriage be honourable in all and the bed undefiled; but the fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Therefore God also gave them over to the lusts of their own hearts for uncleanness, to contaminate their own bodies between themselves,
1 Corinthians 6:9
Know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor effeminate nor homosexuals
who, after losing all sense of feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness to work all uncleanness with greediness.
For this ye know, that no fornicator nor unclean person nor covetous man, who is also an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
1 Thessalonians 4:7
For God has not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.
For there are certain men crept in unawares without fear or reverence of God, who from beforehand have been ordained unto this condemnation, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness and denying God who alone has dominion, and our Lord Jesus, the Christ.
And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, but they replied, We will not come up.
And the man that will act presumptuously and will not hearken unto the priest that stands to minister there before the LORD thy God, or unto the judge, even that man shall die; and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
and they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious; he will not hear our voice; he is a glutton and a drunkard.
1 Samuel 10:27
But the sons of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him and brought him no presents. But he pretended not to notice.
2 Samuel 20:1
And a man of Belial happened to be there, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a man of Jemini, and he blew the shofar, saying, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his tents, O Israel.
1 Kings 12:16
So when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? There is no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.
Why do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing?
Who have said, With our tongue we will prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
O generation, see ye the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? Why do my people say, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?
But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.
Let every soul submit itself to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God, and the powers that be are ordained of God.
1 Peter 2:13
Therefore, be subject to every human ordinance that is of the Lord, whether it be to a king or to a superior,
Let my soul not enter into their secret; nor let my honour join their assembly; for in their anger they slew a man, and in their own will they dug down a wall.
For the bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God; not arrogant, not quick to anger, not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain,
Thou shalt not revile the judges nor curse the prince of thy people.
Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich are seated in a low place.
Then Paul said, I did not know, brethren, that he was the prince of the priests, for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.
In the same manner these deceived dreamers, defile their flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of higher powers.