Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
1 Kings 8:46
If they sin against thee (for there is no man that sins not), and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captive to the land of the enemy, afar off or near,
2 Chronicles 6:36
If they sin against thee (for there is no man that sins not), and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captive to a land far off or near,
Who can say, I have made my heart clean. I am pure from my sin?
Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth that does good, and sins not.
For we have all become as unclean, and all our righteous acts are as a polluted garment. And we all fade as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
as it is written, There is no righteous man, not even one.
Consequently I find the law in my wanting to do good, that evil is present in me.
But scripture confined all things under sin, so that the promise from faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
For the flesh desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit is against the flesh. For these are hostile to each other, so that whatever these things are ye may want, ye may not do.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we lead ourselves astray, and the truth is not in us.
So also the tongue is a little body-part, and boasts greatly. Behold a little fire, how much wood it kindles.
If any man among you seems to be religious, not bridling his tongue but deceiving his heart, this man's religion is futile.
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking deceit.
He who guards his mouth keeps his life. He who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
1 Peter 3:10
For he who wants to love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips not to speak deceit.
And let perseverance have a perfect work, so that ye may be perfect and complete, falling short in nothing.
For from thy words thou will be justified, and from thy words thou will be condemned.
Whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
Epaphras, the bondman of Christ from you, salutes you, always striving for you in prayers, so that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God.
may he make you fully qualified in every good work in order to do his will, doing in you what is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory into the ages of the ages. Truly.
1 Peter 5:10
And may the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus (after suffering a little while) himself thoroughly prepare you. He will establish, strengthen, and provide a foundation.
1 Corinthians 9:27
But I give my body a black eye and subdue it, lest somehow having preached to others, I myself might become disqualified.