Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
We know that our old man was crucified with him so that the body of sin would no longer dominate us, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.
(for if you live according to the flesh, you will die), but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live.
Now those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.
and do not present your members to sin as instruments to be used for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who are alive from the dead and your members to God as instruments to be used for righteousness.
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful desires, aroused by the law, were active in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.
Where do the conflicts and where do the quarrels among you come from? Is it not from this, from your passions that battle inside you?
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Absolutely not! Certainly, I would not have known sin except through the law. For indeed I would not have known what it means to desire something belonging to someone else if the law had not said, "Do not covet."
1 Corinthians 10:6
These things happened as examples for us, so that we will not crave evil things as they did.
Because they are callous, they have given themselves over to indecency for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,
"If I have put my confidence in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security!'
A wolf will reside with a lamb, and a leopard will lie down with a young goat; an ox and a young lion will graze together, as a small child leads them along.
"When they return to it, they will remove from it all its detestable things and all its abominations.