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 has full knowledge of his errors? make me clean from secret evil.
Psalm 51:1
Have pity on me, O God, in your mercy; out of a full heart, take away my sin.
Psalm 65:3
Evils have overcome us: but as for our sins, you will take them away.
Psalm 119:5
If only my ways were ordered so that I might keep your rules!
Ecclesiastes 7:20
There is no man on earth of such righteousness that he does good and is free from sin all his days.
Isaiah 6:5
Then I said, The curse is on me, and my fate is destruction; for I am a man of unclean lips, living among a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of armies.
Matthew 16:17
And Jesus made answer and said to him, A blessing on you, Simon Bar-jonah: because this knowledge has not come to you from flesh and blood, but from my Father in heaven.
Matthew 26:41
Keep watch with prayer, so that you may not be put to the test: the spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is feeble.
John 3:6
That which has birth from the flesh is flesh, and that which has birth from the Spirit is spirit.
Romans 7:18
For I am conscious that in me, that is, in my flesh, there is nothing good: I have the mind but not the power to do what is right.
Romans 8:5
For those who are living in the way of the flesh give their minds to the things of the flesh, but those who go in the way of the Spirit, to the things of the Spirit.
James 4:5
Or does it seem to you that it is for nothing that the holy Writings say, The spirit which God put into our hearts has a strong desire for us?

And these

Galatians 3:21
Is the law then against the words of God? in no way; because if there had been a law which was able to give life, truly righteousness would have been by the law.
Matthew 12:30
Whoever is not with me is against me; and he who does not take part with me in getting people together, is driving them away.
Romans 7:7
What then is to be said? is the law sin? in no way. But I would not have had knowledge of sin but for the law: for I would not have been conscious of desire if the law had not said, You may not have a desire for what is another's.
Romans 8:5
For those who are living in the way of the flesh give their minds to the things of the flesh, but those who go in the way of the Spirit, to the things of the Spirit.

So

Psalm 119:4
You have put your orders into our hearts, so that we might keep them with care.
Matthew 5:6
Happy are those whose heart's desire is for righteousness: for they will have their desire.
Luke 22:33
And he said to him, Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.
Romans 7:15
And I have no clear knowledge of what I am doing, for that which I have a mind to do, I do not, but what I have hate for, that I do.
Philippians 3:12
Not as if I had even now got the reward or been made complete: but I go on in the hope that I may come to the knowledge of that for which I was made the servant of Christ Jesus.
James 3:2
For we all go wrong in a number of things. If a man never makes a slip in his talk, then he is a complete man and able to keep all his body in control.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we are false to ourselves and there is nothing true in us.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain