Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
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,
Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others.
For you have heard of my early career in Judaism--how I furiously persecuted the Church of God, and made havoc of it;
and you also were once addicted to them, while you were living under their power.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing, as you do, that it was not with a ransom of perishable wealth, such as silver or gold, that you were set free from your frivolous habits of life which had been handed down to you from your forefathers,
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.
2 Peter 2:7
But when righteous Lot was sore distressed by the gross misconduct of immoral men He rescued him.
This we know--that our old self was nailed to the cross with Him, in order that our sinful nature might be deprived of its power, so that we should no longer be the slaves of sin;
Do not speak falsehoods to one another, for you have stripped off the old self with its doings,
For sin seized the advantage, and by means of the Commandment it completely deceived me, and also put me to death.
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.
On the contrary encourage one another, day after day, so long as To-day lasts, so that not one of you may be hardened through the deceitful character of sin.
If a man thinks that he is scrupulously religious, although he is not curbing his tongue but is deceiving himself, his religious service is worthless.
2 Peter 2:13
being doomed to receive a requital for their guilt. They reckon it pleasure to feast daintily in broad daylight. They are spots and blemishes, while feeding luxuriously at their love-feasts, and banqueting with you.