Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For out of the heart come wicked designs, murder, adultery, immorality, stealing, false witness, impious speech.
Alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
And he said to them, "You are the men who parade your uprightness before people, but God knows your hearts. For what men consider great is detestable in the sight of God.
As long as it was unsold was it not yours, and after it was sold was not the money under your control? How could you think of doing such a thing? You did not lie to men but to God!"
So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, to see if you may not be forgiven for thinking of such a thing.
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 to be physically minded means hostility to God, for it refuses to obey God's law, indeed it cannot obey it.
The things our physical nature does are clear enough??mmorality, impurity, licentiousness,
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.
When anyone is tempted, it is by his own desire that he is enticed and allured.
What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?
1 Peter 4:2
and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.