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
"The time will come when your people will sin against you (for there is no one who is sinless!) and you will be angry with them and deliver them over to their enemies, who will take them as prisoners to their own land, whether far away or close by.
2 Chronicles 6:36
"The time will come when your people will sin against you (for there is no one who is sinless!) and you will be angry at them and deliver them over to their enemies, who will take them as prisoners to their land, whether far away or close by.
Who can say, "I have kept my heart clean; I am pure from my sin"?
For there is not one truly righteous person on the earth who continually does good and never sins.
We are all like one who is unclean, all our so-called righteous acts are like a menstrual rag in your sight. We all wither like a leaf; our sins carry us away like the wind.
just as it is written: "There is no one righteous, not even one,
So, I find the law that when I want to do good, evil is present with me.
But the scripture imprisoned everything and everyone under sin so that the promise could be given -- because of the faithfulness of Jesus Christ -- to those who believe.
For the flesh has desires that are opposed to the Spirit, and the Spirit has desires that are opposed to the flesh, for these are in opposition to each other, so that you cannot do what you want.
1 John 1:8
If we say we do not bear the guilt of sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.
So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.
If someone thinks he is religious yet does not bridle his tongue, and so deceives his heart, his religion is futile.
Then make sure you don't speak evil words or use deceptive speech!
The one who guards his words guards his life, but whoever is talkative will come to ruin.
1 Peter 3:10
For the one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from uttering deceit.
And let endurance have its perfect effect, so that you will be perfect and complete, not deficient in anything.
For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned."
We proclaim him by instructing and teaching all people with all wisdom so that we may present every person mature in Christ.
Epaphras, who is one of you and a slave of Christ, greets you. He is always struggling in prayer on your behalf, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.
equip you with every good thing to do his will, working in us what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever. Amen.
1 Peter 5:10
And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
1 Corinthians 9:27
Instead I subdue my body and make it my slave, so that after preaching to others I myself will not be disqualified.