Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

Whence

Lusts

General references

Bible References

Whence

James 3:14
But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.

Come they

James 1:14
but each man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.
Genesis 4:5
but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?
Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, railings:
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
John 8:44
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father it is your will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and standeth not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.
Romans 8:7
because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be:
1 Timothy 6:4
he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but doting about questionings and disputes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
Titus 3:3
For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
as children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves according to your former lusts in the time of your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lust, which war against the soul;
1 Peter 4:2
that ye no longer should live the rest of your time in flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by lasciviousness, those who are just escaping from them that live in error;
2 Peter 3:3
knowing this first, that in the last days mockers shall come with mockery, walking after their own lusts,
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaketh great swelling words ), showing respect of persons for the sake of advantage.

Lusts

James 4:3
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may spend it in your pleasures.

In

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were through the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary the one to the other; that ye may not do the things that ye would.
Colossians 3:5
Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

General references

Mark 7:20
And he said, That which proceedeth out of the man, that defileth the man.
Galatians 5:15
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.

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