Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

Bible References

The flesh

Psalm 19:12
Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.
Psalm 51:1
Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
Psalm 65:3
Iniquities prevail against me; As for our transgressions, You forgive them.
Psalm 119:5
Oh that my ways may be established To keep Your statutes!
Ecclesiastes 7:20
Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.
Isaiah 6:5
Then I said, "Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I live among a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."
Matthew 16:17
And Jesus said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 26:41
"Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
John 3:6
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Romans 7:18
For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.
Romans 8:5
For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
James 4:5
Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?

And these

Galatians 3:21
Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.
Matthew 12:30
"He who is not with Me is against Me; and he who does not gather with Me scatters.
Romans 7:7
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
Romans 8:5
For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

So

Psalm 119:4
You have ordained Your precepts, That we should keep them diligently.
Psalm 130:3
If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?
Matthew 5:6
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
Luke 22:33
But he said to Him, "Lord, with You I am ready to go both to prison and to death!"
Romans 7:15
For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.
James 3:2
For we all stumble in many ways If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.