Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
2 Samuel 11:2
Now one evening, David got up from his bed, and while he was walking on the roof of the king's house, he saw from there a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful.
If my steps have been turned out of the way, or if my heart went after my eyes, or if the property of another is in my hands;
Let not your heart's desire go after her fair body; let not her eyes take you prisoner.
But I say to you that everyone whose eyes are turned on a woman with desire has had connection with her in his heart.
1 John 2:16
Because everything in the world, the desire of the flesh, the desire of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father but of the world.
Be washed, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; let there be an end of sinning;
Is it possible for the skin of the Ethiopian to be changed, or the markings on the leopard? Then it might be possible for you to do good, who have been trained to do evil.
You offspring of snakes, how are you, being evil, able to say good things? because out of the heart's store come the words of the mouth.
How is it possible for you to have faith while you take honour one from another and have no desire for the honour which comes from the only God?
2 Peter 2:18
For with high-sounding false words, making use of the attraction of unclean desires of the flesh, they get into their power those newly made free from those who are living in error;
2 Peter 3:16
And as he said in all his letters, which had to do with these things; in which are some hard sayings, so that, like the rest of the holy Writings, they are twisted by those who are uncertain and without knowledge, to the destruction of their souls.
Because there will be false Christs and false prophets, and they will give signs and wonders in the hope of turning even the saints from the true way.
For such people are not servants of the Lord Christ, but of their stomachs; and by their smooth and well-said words the hearts of those who have no knowledge of evil are tricked.
1 Corinthians 11:19
For divisions are necessary among you, in order that those who have God's approval may be clearly seen among you.
So that we may be no longer children, sent this way and that, turned about by every wind of teaching, by the twisting and tricks of men, by the deceits of error;
Let no man take your reward from you by consciously making little of himself and giving worship to angels; having his thoughts fixed on the things which he has seen, being foolishly lifted up in his natural mind,
For there is a division in his mind, and he is uncertain in all his ways.
And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.
A curse on them! They have gone in the way of Cain, running uncontrolled into the error of Balaam for reward, and have come to destruction by saying evil against the Lord, like Korah.
For my sword in heaven is full of wrath: see, it is coming down on Edom, in punishment on the people of my curse.
No longer will there be there a child whose days are cut short, or an old man whose days have not come to their full measure: for the young man at his death will be a hundred years old, and he whose life is shorter than a hundred years will seem as one cursed.
Then will he say to those on the left, Go from me, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire which is ready for the Evil One and his angels:
Among whom we all at one time were living in the pleasures of our flesh, giving way to the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and the punishment of God was waiting for us even as for the rest.