Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

We

Romans 3:9
What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Do you not know that unrighteous men will not inherit God's Kingdom? Cherish no delusion here. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor any who are guilty of unnatural crime,
Galatians 2:15
You and I, though we are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners,
Galatians 3:22
But Scripture has shown that all mankind are the prisoners of sin, in order that the promised blessing, which depends on faith in Jesus Christ, may be given to those who believe.
Titus 3:3
For there was a time when we also were deficient in understanding, obstinate, deluded, the slaves of various cravings and pleasures, spending our lives in malice and envy, hateful ourselves and hating one another.
1 Peter 4:3
For you have given time enough in the past to the doing of the things which the Gentiles delight in-- pursuing, as you did, a course of habitual licence, debauchery, hard drinking, noisy revelry, drunkenness and unholy image-worship.
1 John 1:8
If we claim to be already free from sin, we lead ourselves astray and the truth has no place in our hearts.

In times

Ephesians 4:17
Therefore I warn you, and I implore you in the name of the Master, no longer to live as the Gentiles in their perverseness live,
Acts 14:16
In times gone by He allowed all the nations to go their own ways;
Acts 17:30
Those times of ignorance God viewed with indulgence. But now He commands all men everywhere to repent,
Romans 11:30
but just as you were formerly disobedient to Him, but now have received mercy at a time when they are disobedient,
1 Peter 2:10
Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.
1 John 2:8
And yet I *am* giving you a new command, for such it really is, so far as both He and you are concerned: because the darkness is now passing away and the light, the true light, is already beginning to shine.

In the

Ephesians 4:22
to put away, in regard to your former mode of life, your original evil nature which is doomed to perish as befits its misleading impulses,
Mark 4:19
but worldly cares and the deceitfulness of wealth and the excessive pursuit of other objects come in and stifle the Message, and it becomes unfruitful.
John 8:44
The father whose sons you are is the Devil; and you desire to do what gives him pleasure. *He* was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand firm in the truth--for there is no truth in him. Whenever he utters his lie, he utters it out of his own store; for he is a liar, and the father of lies.
Romans 1:24
For this reason, in accordance with their own depraved cravings, God gave them up to uncleanness, allowing them to dishonour their bodies among themselves with impurity.
Romans 6:12
Let not Sin therefore reign as king in your mortal bodies, causing you to be in subjection to their cravings;
Romans 13:14
On the contrary, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for gratifying your earthly cravings.
Galatians 5:16
This then is what I mean. Let your lives be guided by the Spirit, and then you will certainly not indulge the cravings of your lower natures.
1 Timothy 6:9
But people who are determined to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many unwise and pernicious ways which sink mankind in destruction and ruin.
James 4:1
What causes wars and contentions among you? Is it not the cravings which are ever at war within you for various pleasures?
1 Peter 1:14
And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I entreat you as pilgrims and foreigners not to indulge the cravings of your lower natures: for all such cravings wage war upon the soul.
1 Peter 4:2
that in future you may spend the rest of your earthly lives, governed not by human passions, but by the will of God.
2 Peter 2:18
For, while they pour out their frivolous and arrogant talk, they use earthly cravings--every kind of immorality--as a bait to entrap men who are just escaping from the influence of those who live in error.
1 John 2:16
For the things in the world--the cravings of the earthly nature, the cravings of the eyes, the show and pride of life--they all come, not from the Father, but from the world.
Jude 1:16
These men are murmurers, ever bemoaning their lot. Their lives are guided by their evil passions, and their mouths are full of big, boastful words, while they treat individual men with admiring reverence for the sake of the advantage they can gain.

Fulfilling

Romans 8:7
Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having therefore these promises, beloved friends, let us purify ourselves from all defilement of body and of spirit, and secure perfect holiness through the fear of God.
Galatians 5:19
Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery;

Desires

John 1:13
who were begotten as such not by human descent, nor through an impulse of their own nature, nor through the will of a human father, but from God.

By

Mark 7:21
For from within, out of men's hearts, their evil purposes proceed--fornication, theft, murder, adultery,
John 3:1
Now there was one of the Pharisees whose name was Nicodemus--a ruler among the Jews.
Romans 5:12
What follows? This comparison. Through one man sin entered into the world, and through sin death, and so death passed to all mankind in turn, in that all sinned.
Romans 7:18
For I know that in me, that is, in my lower self, nothing good has its home; for while the will to do right is present with me, the power to carry it out is not.
Galatians 2:15
You and I, though we are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners,

Even

Romans 3:9
What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
1 Corinthians 4:7
Why, who gives you your superiority, my brother? Or what have you that you did not receive? And if you really did receive it, why boast as if this were not so?

General references

1 John 4:19
We love because God first loved us.