Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.
When anyone is tempted, it is by his own desire that he is enticed and allured.
For out of the heart come wicked designs, murder, adultery, immorality, stealing, false witness, impious speech.
For it is from inside, from men's hearts, that designs of evil come; immorality, stealing, murder, adultery,
The devil is the father you are sprung from, and you want to carry out your father's wishes. He was a murderer from the first, and he has nothing to do with the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks in his true character, for he is a liar and the father of them.
For to be physically minded means hostility to God, for it refuses to obey God's law, indeed it cannot obey it.
1 Timothy 6:4
is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.
1 Peter 1:14
Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I beg you, as aliens and exiles here, not to indulge the physical cravings that are at war with the soul.
1 Peter 4:2
and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.
2 Peter 2:18
They utter arrogant nonsense and use physical cravings to lure into immorality men who are just escaping from among those who live in error;
2 Peter 3:3
First of all, you must understand this, that in the last days mockers will come with their mockeries, going where their passions lead
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,
These men are grumblers, dissatisfied with life. They go where their passions lead, their talk is arrogant and they cultivate people in the hope of gain.
You ask and fail to get them because you ask with wrong motives, to spend them on your pleasures.
For when we were living mere physical lives the sinful passions, awakened by the Law, operated through the organs of our bodies to make us bear fruit for death.
For the physical cravings are against the Spirit, and the cravings of the Spirit are against the physical; the two are in opposition, so that you cannot do anything you please.
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.