Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus answered them, I declare unto you, you seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye had loaves to eat, and were filled.
for thou hast given him power over all men, that he might give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.
for the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
for they that are sensually affected, abandon themselves to sensuality, but the spiritual pursue their spiritual entertainments.
1 Corinthians 2:14
but the animal man does not receive the effusions of the spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him; neither can he understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.
1 John 5:20
We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding to know him that is true: and we are with him that is true, by his son Jesus Christ. "he is the true God, who is the author of eternal life."
you would not obtain it, because you wickedly request to have your passions gratified.