Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
So what I mean and insist upon in the Lord's name is this: You must no longer live like the heathen, with their frivolity of mind and darkened understanding.
We all lived among them once, indulging our physical cravings and obeying the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were doomed to God's wrath like other men.
You have heard of my former conduct when I was attached to the Jewish religion??ow furiously I used to persecute the church of God and ravage it,
And you once practiced them as others do, when you lived that old earthly life.
1 Peter 1:18
for you know that you have not been ransomed with anything perishable like silver or gold, from the futile way of living in which you were brought up,
1 Peter 4:3
You have spent time enough in the past in doing as the heathen like to do, indulging in sensuality, passion, drunkenness, carousing, dissipation, and detestable idolatry.
2 Peter 2:7
and saved the upright Lot who was so distressed by the immoral conduct of unprincipled men??8 for as long as that upright man lived among them, day after day his upright soul was tormented by what he saw and heard of their lawless actions??9 then the Lord knows how to rescue God-fearing people from trial and to punish wrongdoers while they are being kept for the Day of Judgment,
for we know that our old self was crucified with him, to do away with our sinful body, so that we might not be enslaved to sin any longer,
You must not lie to one another. For you have stripped off your old self with its ways
The command gave sin an opening and sin deceived me and killed me with it.
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.
but encourage one another every day, as long as we can still speak of Today, so that no one of you may have his heart hardened by the pleasantness of sin.
If anyone thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives himself, his religious observances are of no account.
2 Peter 2:13
suffering wrong as the reward for their wrongdoing. They find pleasure in the indulgence of the moment; they are a stain and a disgrace, and they revel in their deceit while they join in your religious meals.