Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
now the effects of vicious passions are manifestly these, fornication, uncleanness,
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, by making you slaves to the lusts thereof.
let us behave with decency as in open view; not with rioting and drunkenness, not with lewdness and brutality, not with strife and envy.
2 Corinthians 7:1
since then, we have these promises, my dear brethren, let us cleanse our selves from all impurity, whether of body or mind, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
of which number we all have formerly been, leading our dissolute lives in gratifying the desires of our sensual imaginations: and were indeed obnoxious to the divine displeasure, as other. Gentiles were:
by whom also ye have obtain'd the true spiritual circumcision, not effected by men, when you were by a christian circumcision divested of all your carnal affections,
Mortify therefore your sensual appetites, fornication, impurity, irregular passions, wicked desires, and that licentiousness practised by idolaters.
1 Peter 1:14
as obedient children be no longer influenc'd by those passions, which were the effects of your former ignorance.
1 Peter 2:11
but at present have obtain'd it. I exhort you, my dear brethren, as strangers and travellers to avoid all sensual passions, as destructive to your
1 Peter 4:1
Since then Christ has with respect to his mortal nature died for us, arm yourselves with this reflection, that he, who is dead with respect to sensuality, has renounced sin;
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor let worldly things engage your affections. he that is worldly affected is a stranger to divine love.