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 you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

Come they

James 1:14
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
Genesis 4:5
But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.
Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
John 8:44
You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Romans 8:7
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
1 Timothy 6:4
He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting over questions and disputes of words, out of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil suspicions,
Titus 3:3
For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as aliens and exiles, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
1 Peter 4:2
That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
2 Peter 2:18
For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that have just escaped from them who live in error.
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words, holding men in admiration for the sake of advantage.

Lusts

James 4:3
You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it upon your lusts.

In

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that you cannot do the things that you would.
Colossians 3:5
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

General references

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