Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

The works

Galatians 5:13
For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not let your freedom [become] an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
Galatians 6:8
because the one who sows to his own flesh will reap corruption from the flesh, but the one who sows to the Spirit will reap eternal life from the Spirit.
Psalm 17:4
As for [the] works of humankind, by the word of your lips, I have kept [from] the ways of [the] violent.
John 3:6
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, sinful desires were working through the law in our members, to bear fruit for death.
Romans 8:3
For what [was] impossible for the law, in that it was weak through the flesh, God [did]. [By] sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still fleshly. For where [there is] jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and do you not live like [unregenerate] people?
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in the flesh no longer for human desires, but for the will of God.

Adultery

Ezekiel 22:6
Look! The princes of Israel, each [one] according to his strength, they are in you {for the shedding of blood}.
Matthew 15:18
But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these defile the person.
Mark 7:21
For from within, from the heart of people, come evil plans, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
Romans 1:21
For [although they] knew God, they did not honor [him] as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! Neither sexually immoral people, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor passive homosexual partners, nor dominant homosexual partners,
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid lest somehow [when I] arrive, I will not find you as I want, and I may be found by you as you do not want. [I am afraid] lest somehow [there will be] strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, pride, disorder.
Ephesians 4:17
This therefore I say and testify in the Lord, [that] you no longer walk as the Gentiles walk: in the futility of their mind,
Ephesians 5:3
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints),
Colossians 3:5
Therefore put to death {what is earthly in you}: sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustful passion, evil desire, and greediness, which is idolatry,
1 Timothy 1:9
knowing this, that the law [is] not given for a righteous [person] but for the lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and totally worldly, for the one who kills his father and the one who kills his mother, for murderers,
Titus 3:3
For we also were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, enslaved to various desires and pleasures, spending our lives in wickedness and envy, despicable, hating one another.
James 3:14
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.
1 Peter 4:3
For the time that has passed [was] sufficient {to do what the Gentiles desire to do}, having lived in licentiousness, [evil] desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties, and wanton idolatries,
Revelation 21:8
But [as] for the cowards and unbelievers and detestable persons and murderers and sexually immoral people and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their share [is] in the lake that burns with fire and sulphur, which is the second death.
Revelation 22:15
Outside [are] the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral people and the murderers and the idolaters and everyone who loves and who practices falsehood.

General references

Leviticus 18:20
And {you must not have sex} with your fellow citizen's wife, becoming unclean with her.
Proverbs 2:18
for her house sinks to death, and to the dead are her paths.
1 Timothy 5:24
The sins of some people are evident, preceding [them] to judgment, but for some also they follow after [them].