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 understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
Psalm 51:1
Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy mercy; according unto the multitude of thy compassion eradicate my rebellion.
Psalm 65:3
Words of iniquity overwhelmed me, but thou shalt purge away our rebellion.
Psalm 119:5
O that my ways were ordered to keep thy statutes!
Ecclesiastes 7:20
For surely there is not a just man upon earth that in doing good does not sin.
Isaiah 6:5
Then I said, Woe is me! for I am dead because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the hosts.
Matthew 16:17
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon son of Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.
Matthew 26:41
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit indeed 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
And I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwells no good thing; for I have the desire, but I am not able to perform that which is good.
Romans 8:5
For those that are according to the flesh know the things that are of the flesh; but those that are according to the Spirit, the things that are of the Spirit.
James 4:5
Do ye think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?

And these

Galatians 3:21
Is the law then against the promises of God? No, in no wise, for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
Matthew 12:30
He that is not with me is against me, and he that does not gather with me scatters abroad.
Romans 7:7
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? No, in no wise. But, I did not know sin except by the law; for neither would I have known lust if the law did not say, Thou shalt not covet.
Romans 8:5
For those that are according to the flesh know the things that are of the flesh; but those that are according to the Spirit, the things that are of the Spirit.

So

Psalm 119:4
Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.
Psalm 130:3
If thou, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall endure?
Matthew 5:6
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
Luke 22:33
And he said unto him, Lord, I am ready to go with thee, both into prison and to death.
Romans 7:15
For that which I do, I do not understand, and not even the good that I desire is what I do; but what I hate, that is what I do.
Philippians 3:12
Not as though I had already attained it, either were already perfect, but I follow after, if I may lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by the Christ, Jesus.
James 3:2
For we all offend in many things. If any man offends not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to govern the whole body with restraint.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and there is no truth in us.