Sin in the Bible

Meaning: bush

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And Cain said unto the LORD, "My sin is greater, than that it may be forgiven.

And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;

And as the morning arose, the angels caused Lot to speed him, saying, "Stand up, take thy wife and thy two daughters and that that is at hand, lest thou perish in the sin of the city."

And God said unto him in a dream, "I know it well that thou didst it in the pureness of thy heart: And therefore I kept thee that thou shouldest not sin against me, neither suffered I thee to come nigh her.

Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.

And Abimelech said, What is this you have done to us? One of the men might easily have lain with your wife, and you would have brought guilt and sin upon us.

And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me?

That which was torn of beasts I did not bring unto thee; I bore the sin; thou didst require of my hand that which was stolen, whether by day or by night.

There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

And the chief of the butlers speaketh with Pharaoh, saying, 'My sin I mention this day:

And Reuben answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear? therefore, behold, also his blood is required.

I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt thou require him; if I do not bring him unto thee and set him before thee, then let me bear the sin for ever;

And Judah said, What are we to say to my lord? how may we put ourselves right in his eyes? God has made clear the sin of your servants: now we are in your hands, we and the man in whose bag your cup was seen.

For thy slave became surety for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto thee, then I shall bear the sin before my father for ever.

So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.

There is no firewood given unto thy slaves, yet they say to us, Make brick. Behold, thy slaves are beaten; and thy people sin.

and Pharaoh seeth that the rain hath ceased, and the hail and the voices, and he continueth to sin, and hardeneth his heart, he and his servants;

Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only.

And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt.

And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.

If, a sin-covering, be laid on him, then shall he give a ransom for his life, according to whatsoever may be laid on him:

Keep yourselves far from any false business; never let the upright or him who has done no wrong be put to death: for I will make the evil-doer responsible for his sin.

upon the forefront of it, that it be upon Aaron's forehead: that Aaron bear the sin of the holy things which the children of Israel have hallowed in all their holy gifts. And it shall be always upon Aaron's forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.

Aaron and his sons are to put these on whenever they go into the Tent of meeting or come near the altar, when they are doing the work of the holy place, so that they may be free from any sin causing death: this is to be an order for him and his seed after him for ever.

All those things which were used as offerings to take away sin, and to make them holy to be priests, they may have for food: but no one who is not a priest may have them, for they are holy food.

And thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement: and thou shalt cleanse the altar, when thou hast made an atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it, to sanctify it.

And Aaron shall make an atonement upon the horns of it once in a year with the blood of the sin offering of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement upon it throughout your generations: it is most holy unto the LORD.

And Aaron will say, The wrath of my lord shall not kindle: thou knowest the people that it is in sin.

And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an atonement for your sin.

And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.

Therefore now go, lead the people unto the place of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine Angel shall go before thee: nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit their sin upon them.

Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.

And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray thee, go among us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.

But take care, and do not make any agreement with the people of the land where you are going, for it will be a cause of sin to you.

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them:

If the priest that is anointed do sin according to the sin of the people; then let him bring for his sin, which he hath sinned, a young bullock without blemish unto the LORD for a sin offering.

And he shall take off from it all the fat of the bullock for the sin offering; the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that is upon the inwards,

And if the whole congregation of Israel sin through ignorance, and the thing be hid from the eyes of the assembly, and they have done somewhat against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which should not be done, and are guilty;

When the sin, which they have sinned against it, is known, then the congregation shall offer a young bullock for the sin, and bring him before the tabernacle of the congregation.

Then he is to remove all the fat from the bull for a sin offering and burn it on the altar.

And he shall do with the bullock as he did with the bullock for a sin offering, so shall he do with this: and the priest shall make an atonement for them, and it shall be forgiven them.

And he shall carry forth the bullock without the camp, and burn him as he burned the first bullock: it is a sin offering for the congregation.

When a prince doth sin, and hath done something against one of all the commands of Jehovah his God regarding things which are not to be done, through ignorance, and hath been guilty --

Or if his sin, wherein he hath sinned, come to his knowledge; he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a male without blemish:

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the goat, and kill it in the place where they kill the burnt offering before the LORD: it is a sin offering.

And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin offering with his finger, and put it upon the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and shall pour out his blood at the bottom of the altar of burnt offering.

And he shall burn all his fat upon the altar, as the fat of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the priest shall make an atonement for him as concerning his sin, and it shall be forgiven him.

And if any one of the common people sin through ignorance, while he doeth somewhat against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and be guilty;

Or if his sin, which he hath sinned, come to his knowledge: then he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a female without blemish, for his sin which he hath sinned.

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the sin offering, and slay the sin offering in the place of the burnt offering.

And let all its fat be taken away, as the fat is taken away from the peace-offerings, and let it be burned on the altar by the priest for a sweet smell to the Lord; and the priest will take away his sin and he will have forgiveness.

And he shall lay his hand upon the head of the sin offering, and slay it for a sin offering in the place where they kill the burnt offering.

And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin offering with his finger, and put it upon the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and shall pour out all the blood thereof at the bottom of the altar:

And he shall take away all the fat thereof, as the fat of the lamb is taken away from the sacrifice of the peace offerings; and the priest shall burn them upon the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto the LORD: and the priest shall make an atonement for his sin that he hath committed, and it shall be forgiven him.

And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD for his sin which he hath sinned, a female from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his sin.

And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he hath committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

And he shall bring them unto the priest, who shall offer that which is for the sin offering first, and wring off his head from his neck, but shall not divide it asunder:

And he shall sprinkle of the blood of the sin offering upon the side of the altar; and the rest of the blood shall be wrung out at the bottom of the altar: it is a sin offering.

And he shall offer the second for a burnt offering, according to the manner: and the priest shall make an atonement for him for his sin which he hath sinned, and it shall be forgiven him.

But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.

Then shall he bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it, even a memorial thereof, and burn it on the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto the LORD: it is a sin offering.

And the priest shall make an atonement for him as touching his sin that he hath sinned in one of these, and it shall be forgiven him: and the remnant shall be the priest's, as a meat offering.

If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his trespass unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering:

He must make restitution for his sin regarding any holy thing, adding a fifth of its value to it, and give it to the priest. Then the priest will make atonement on his behalf with the ram of the restitution offering, and he will be forgiven.

And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Let him come to the priest with a sheep, a male without any mark out of the flock, of the value fixed by you, as an offering for his error; and the priest will take away the sin which he did in error, and he will have forgiveness.

It's a sin offering for his guilt in the LORD's presence."

If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;

Causing sin to come on him, then he will have to give back the thing he took by force or got by cruel acts, or the goods which were put in his care or the thing he came on by chance,

And the priest will take away his sin from before the Lord, and he will have forgiveness for whatever crime he has done

It shall not be baken with leaven. I have given it unto them for their portion of my offerings made by fire; it is most holy, as is the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.

Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, saying, This is the law of the sin offering: In the place where the burnt offering is killed shall the sin offering be killed before the LORD: it is most holy.

The priest that offereth it for sin shall eat it: in the holy place shall it be eaten, in the court of the tabernacle of the congregation.

A clay pot in which the sin offering is boiled must be broken; if it is boiled in a bronze vessel, it must be scoured and rinsed with water.

And no sin offering, whereof any of the blood is brought into the tabernacle of the congregation to reconcile withal in the holy place, shall be eaten: it shall be burnt in the fire.

As the sin offering is, so is the trespass offering: there is one law for them: the priest that maketh atonement therewith shall have it.

And if any of the flesh of the peace-offering is taken as food on the third day, it will not be pleasing to God and will not be put to the account of him who gives it; it will be unclean and a cause of sin to him who takes it as food.

Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments, and the anointing oil, and a bullock for the sin offering, and two rams, and a basket of unleavened bread;

And he brought the bullock for the sin offering: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the bullock for the sin offering.

and he slaughtered it, and Moses took the blood, and put it on the horns of the altar round about with his finger, and cleansed the altar from sin, and the blood he poured at the bottom of the altar, and hallowed it, making atonement for it.

But the bull [the sin offering] and its hide, its flesh, and its dung he burned with fire outside the camp, as the Lord commanded Moses.

What has been done this day, has been ordered by the Lord to take away your sin.

And he said unto Aaron, Take thee a young calf for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering, without blemish, and offer them before the LORD.

And unto the children of Israel thou shalt speak, saying, Take ye a kid of the goats for a sin offering; and a calf and a lamb, both of the first year, without blemish, for a burnt offering;

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and being set free from sin, you became the slaves of righteousness??19 I speak in these homely figures because of the weakness of your fleshly nature??ust as you once surrendered your faculties into slavery to impurity and to all lawlessness, so now you must surrender your faculties into slavery to righteousness, unto deeds of holiness.















"Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife home, for what is begotten in her is by the Holy Spirit; and she will bear a son, and you are to call him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."

And you know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin.



then be sure that the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation, and to keep the wicked (who are even now enduring punishment) for the "Day of Judgment";

And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; And they have no rest day or night, Who worship the beast and his image, And all who receive the brand of his name."

And if any one was found who was not written in the Book of Life, he was hurled into the lake of fire.

"And these will go away into eternal punishment; but the righteous into eternal life."


They shall suffer punishment, even an eternal destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the brightness of his glorious majesty,

He has his fan in his hand to cleanse his threshing-floor thoroughly, and to gather the wheat into his storehouse, but the chaff will he burn with unquenchable fire."

"If your eye keeps causing you to stumble, pluck it out and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with only one eye, than to keep both eyes and be cast into the Gehenna of fire.

but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit is never forgiven. Nay, he is in the grasp of an eternal sin."


Thus, then, sin came into the world through one man, and through sin came death and so death spread to all men, because all had sinned.





What then? Are we Jews in a better position? Not at all, for I have already charged all, both Jews and Gentiles, with being under sin. As it is written. There is none righteous, no, not one; There is none that understands, none that seeks for God! read more.
All have swerved from the right path; Every one of them has become corrupt. There is none that practices good, no, not one.




But look! a certain man came up to him and asked, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do to inherit eternal life?" "Why do you ask me about what is good?" asked Jesus. "There is but One who is good. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments."


In their case it has happened according to the true proverb, The dog returns again to his own vomit, and The sow, after washing, to her wallowing in the mire.


And this is the condemnation, that Light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one who practices wrong hates light, and does not come to the light, lest his actions be exposed;




(It was in spirit that he went and preached the Word to the spirits who were in prison, who in old times had been disobedient, when God's longsuffering was waiting in the days of Noah, while an ark was building, in which a few persons??ight in number??ere saved by water.)









For they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.













Do you therefore, beloved, because you know these things beforehand, be on your guard lest you be led astray by the error of the wicked, and so fall from your own stedfastness.


See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape punishment when they refused to listen to their instructor on earth, much less shall we escape if we turn away from him who is teaching us from heaven;








And those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and appetites.

I have been crucified with Christ, so it is no longer I who am living, but it is Christ who is living in me; and the life I am now living in the flesh, I am living in faith of the Son of God who loved me and gave himself up for me.

If you died with Christ to the world's rudimentary notions, why, as if you still lived in the world, do you submit yourselves to dogmatisms found on teachings and doctrines of men??21 such as "Do not handle this," "You must not taste that," "Do not touch this"??22 all things which are intended to perish in the using?

He bore our sins in his own body upon the tree, in order that we might become dead to sins, and be alive unto righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Faithful is the saying. "If we have died with him, we shall also live with him.

Even so count yourselves also to be dead unto sin, but alive unto God in Christ Jesus.

No indeed; how shall we who have died to sin still go on living in it any longer?


for you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.


So God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their own bodies;


"Behold, your house is left to you desolate!






"So God turned from them, and gave them up to the worship of the heavenly host, as it is written in the book of the Prophets. "Did you offer unto me slain beasts as sacrifices during the forty years in the wilderness, O House of Israel?




who in old times had been disobedient, when God's longsuffering was waiting in the days of Noah, while an ark was building, in which a few persons??ight in number??ere saved by water.)





So he said to the gardener. "'See, for years I have come looking for fruit on this tree, and found none. Cut it down. Why should it actually cumber the ground?' "But the gardener answered him. 'Lord, let it alone this year also, till I have dug around it, and fertilized it.

"If after that it bears fruit, well and good; but if not you shall cut it down.'"


This is why many among you are feeble and sickly, and many sleep.








"Ananias," said Peter, "why has Satan so filled your heart that you are lying to the Holy Spirit, and keeping back part of the price of the land?

"Stiff-necked, uncircumcised in heart and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Ghost! As your fathers did, so do you.

And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you have been sealed for the day of redemption.

but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit is never forgiven. Nay, he is in the grasp of an eternal sin."

How much surer, think you, will be the punishment of one who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and has profaned that covenant blood with which he was sanctified, and has done despite to the spirit of grace?


"Therefore I tell you that every sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men; but the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit shall not be forgiven.

Quench not the Spirit.

If any one sees his brother committing a sin that is not deadly, he shall ask, and God will give him life, for any one who is not committing a deadly sin. There is a deadly sin; concerning that I do not say that he should pray.






What will it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

"For what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose or forfeit himself?







Go to now, you rich men! Weep aloud, howl for the miseries which are about to come upon you!




Anguish and calamity will be upon every soul of man who practices evil, upon the Jew first, and also upon the Gentile;


Destruction and ruin are in their paths;


Thus, then, sin came into the world through one man, and through sin came death and so death spread to all men, because all had sinned.


FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.







Thus, then, sin came into the world through one man, and through sin came death and so death spread to all men, because all had sinned.


FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.












































For this reason God is sending on them an energy of delusion, that they should put faith in a falsehood; so that they all should be condemned, who are faithless to the truth, but take pleasure in evil.


"You whited sepulcher," exclaimed Paul, "God will strike you! You are sitting there to judge me according to the law, are you? And do you command me to be struck, contrary to the Law?"

"Woe unto you, Chorazin! Woe unto you, Bethsaida! For had the mighty been done in Tyre and Sidon which were done in you, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

"O full of all craft and cunning, you son of the devil! You enemy of all goodness! Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord?


"Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? They killed those who foretold the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become??53 "you who received the law, given through angels, and obeyed it not."

"You serpents! You vipers brood! How shall you escape the judgment of hell?

But when John saw that many of the Pharisees and Sadducees were coming for baptism, he said: "O brood of vipers! Who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?


saying, "It is written, ??he house of God shall be called a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of robbers."


but anger and wrath upon those who are self-willed and disobey the truth, but obey unrighteousness.


"The slave who knew his Lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, will be beaten with many lashes,

How much surer, think you, will be the punishment of one who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and has profaned that covenant blood with which he was sanctified, and has done despite to the spirit of grace?









But if we confess our sins, faithful is he and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all wrong-doing.








For every one who practices wrong hates light, and does not come to the light, lest his actions be exposed;

in the day when God will judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ, according to my gospel.





For it is a shame even to speak of the things that are done by such men in secret;

"So do not fear them; for there is nothing concealed which shall not be revealed, nor anything secret which shall not become known.

"For is nothing hidden that shall not be disclosed; there is nothing secret which shall not be made known and come to the light.

"There is nothing hidden which shall not be revealed; nothing concealed that shall not be known. "So that what you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light; and what you have whispered in the inner chambers shall be proclaimed from the housetops.




















And it was not Adam who was deceived; but it was the woman who was thoroughly deceived, and who became involved in transgression.

For we were ourselves once foolish, disobedient, deceived, slaving for various lusts and pleasures, passing our lives in malice and envy. We were hateful, and we hated one another.

And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed miracles in his presence to deceive those who had received the brand of the beast, and those who worshiped his image. The two were thrown alive into the lake of fire, blazing with brimstone.

You have learned to lay aside, with your former manner of living, the old self who was on his way to ruin, as he followed the desires which deceive;

On the contrary, encourage each other daily, so long as there is a "Today," so that no one of you is hindered by the deceitfulness of sin.

For sin, when it had gained a vantage-ground through the commandment, beguiled me, and through it slew me.

But wicked men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others, and being themselves deceived.


Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.

Have you faith? Keep it to yourself as in the presence of God. He is a happy man who does not condemn himself in that which he approves. But he who has misgivings, and yet eats meat, is condemned already, because his action is not based on faith; and whatever is not based on faith is sin.

So to him who knows how to do right and does not do it, to him it is sin.


All unrighteousness is sin; and there is sin that is not deadly.





Though they knew well the ordinance of God, that those who practise such vices are worthy of death, they not only continue to do the same, but were even applauding those who practise vice.







Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

I beseech you, beloved, as pilgrims and exiles, to abstain from passions of the flesh that war upon your souls.

You have learned to lay aside, with your former manner of living, the old self who was on his way to ruin, as he followed the desires which deceive;

In him also you were circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands; even in putting off your sensual nature in Christ's own circumcision,





He said to them. "You are those that justify themselves in the eyes of men; but God knows you hearts; for that which is lofty in the eyes of men is abomination in the eyes of God.








Then Jesus raised himself up and said to her. "Woman, where are they? Has no man condemn you," "No one, Sir," she answered. "Neither do I condemned you," said Jesus. "Go, and never sin again."

My children, I am writing this to you that you may not continue to sin; but if any one sin, we ever have a Comforter before the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous.

"Be angry and sin not"; let not the sun go down upon your anger.

Therefore let not sin rule as king in your mortal body, compelling you to obey its lusts. Do not continue to present any part of your body to sin to be used as a weapon of unrighteousness. On the contrary, be presenting yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and the various parts of your bodies to be used as weapons of righteousness.

Never ordain any one hastily, nor take part in the wrong-doing of others. Keep yourself pure.

Afterward Jesus found him in the Temple, and said to him. "Look! You have become well. Do not go on sinning, lest a worse thing befall you."

Wake up, do justly, cease from sin; for I say to your shame that some of you have no acquaintance with God.


And another angel, a third, followed them, crying with a mighty voice. "Whoever worships the beast and his image, And receives a brand on his forehead or on his hand,

The first angel went and poured out his bowl upon the earth. And it was turned to loathsome and painful sores upon all who bore the brand of the beast, and who worshiped his image.

And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed miracles in his presence to deceive those who had received the brand of the beast, and those who worshiped his image. The two were thrown alive into the lake of fire, blazing with brimstone.



And he makes all men, low and high, rich and poor, freemen and slaves, to have a brand put upon their right hands or upon their brows,



and he delivered righteous Lot who was worn out by the lascivious life of the wicked





For what I perform I know not; what I practise is not what I intend to do, but what I detest, that I habitually do.










Though they knew well the ordinance of God, that those who practise such vices are worthy of death, they not only continue to do the same, but were even applauding those who practise vice.

"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.


So to him who knows how to do right and does not do it, to him it is sin.

For although they knew God, yet they did not glorify him as God, nor give him thanks; but became vain in their reasoning, and their senseless minds were darkened.

"If you were blind," Jesus answered them, "you would have no sin. But now you are declaring, 'We see'; so your sin remains.

For if we sin wilfully, after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains any other sacrifice for sins,

"The slave who knew his Lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, will be beaten with many lashes, "but he who did not know, but did things worthy of a beating, will receive few lashes. To whom much has been given, from him much will be required, and to whom much is entrusted, of him they will ask the more.

Now if you bear the name of a Jew, and rely upon law, and boast yourself in God, and know his will, and can test the things that differ; if you are instructed out of the Law, and are confident that you yourself are a darkness, read more.
an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of the young, because you have in the Law the form of knowledge and of the truth??ell then, you who are teaching others, do you ever teach yourself? You who are preaching that a man should not steal, do you practise theft? You who keep saying that a man should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who hold idols in abhorrence, are you plundering their temples? You who are making your boast in the Law, do you habitually dishonor God through your transgressions of the Law?

Indeed it would have been better for them not to have known the Way of Righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy command delivered to them. In their case it has happened according to the true proverb, The dog returns again to his own vomit, and The sow, after washing, to her wallowing in the mire.







For it is a shame even to speak of the things that are done by such men in secret;



but I find a different law in my bodily faculties, waging war with the law of my will, and taking me prisoner to that law of sin which is in my bodily faculties.


"In solemn truth I tell you," Jesus replied, "every one who commits sin is a slave

"For I perceive that you still stand in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of unrighteousness."

Do you not know that when you surrender yourselves as slaves to any one to obey him, you are his slaves whom you obey; whether it be sin, whose end is death, or obedience, whose end is righteousness?

and they may come to their senses again, and escape the snare of the devil, as they are restored to life by God to do his will.

They promise them liberty, while they themselves are slaves of rottenness! (For indeed a man is the slave of anything which masters him.)




So make no hasty judgment until the Lord come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make plain the purpose of men's hearts. Then each man's due praise will come to him from God.



"There is nothing hidden which shall not be revealed; nothing concealed that shall not be known.


For God openly set him forth for himself as an offering of atonement through faith, by means of his blood, in order to show forth his righteousness??ince in his forbearance he had passed over the sins previously committed??o show forth his righteousness,

almost everything is purified by blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sins.

"Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

"and that repentance unto remission of sins should be preached in his name unto all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

"Drink from it, all of you; for this is my blood of the Covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

And John went into all the region about the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.

But when these have been remitted, there is no more any offering for sin.

















"Therefore I tell you that every sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men; but the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit shall not be forgiven. "And if any man say a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, either in this age or in that which is to come.

In solemn truth I tell you that the sons of men shall be forgiven all their sins and all the blasphemies they may utter, but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit is never forgiven. Nay, he is in the grasp of an eternal sin."

"If any one shall speak a word against the Son of man it shall be forgiven him; but he who is blasphemes against the Holy Spirit shall not be forgiven.

For in the case of those who have been once for all enlightened and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and become partakers of the Holy Spirit, and tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the Future Age, and then fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again unto repentance. For they repeatedly crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and expose him to an open shame. read more.
For land that has drunk the showers that now and again fall upon it, and produced vegetation useful for those for whom it was tilled, receives a blessing from God; but if it produces thorns and thistles, it is considered worthless, and is in danger of being cursed, and its end will be to be burned.

For if we sin wilfully, after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains any other sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fiery indignation which is about to devour the adversaries. Any one who set at naught the law of Moses was put to death without pity, on the testimony of two or three witnesses. read more.
How much surer, think you, will be the punishment of one who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and has profaned that covenant blood with which he was sanctified, and has done despite to the spirit of grace?

If any one sees his brother committing a sin that is not deadly, he shall ask, and God will give him life, for any one who is not committing a deadly sin. There is a deadly sin; concerning that I do not say that he should pray. All unrighteousness is sin; and there is sin that is not deadly.



For speaking great swelling words of vanity, they entangle, by their lasciviousness, in the lusts of the flesh, those who are just about to escape from the men that live in misconduct.




But each man is tempted by his own lusts that allure and entice him.







But wicked men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others, and being themselves deceived.





My children, I am writing this to you that you may not continue to sin; but if any one sin, we ever have a Comforter before the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous.


Afterward Jesus found him in the Temple, and said to him. "Look! You have become well. Do not go on sinning, lest a worse thing befall you."

"No one, Sir," she answered. "Neither do I condemned you," said Jesus. "Go, and never sin again."

Therefore let not sin rule as king in your mortal body, compelling you to obey its lusts.

Wake up, do justly, cease from sin; for I say to your shame that some of you have no acquaintance with God.



suffering wrong as the wage of wrong which they have done. These are men who count it pleasure to carouse in open daylight; they are spots and blemishes reveling in their deceit, even while they are feasting with you.

For if the word uttered through angels stood firm, so that every transgression and act of disobedience met with its just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation?

FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.





"I have sinned," he said, "in betraying innocent blood!" "What is that to us?" they answered; "you must see to that."


























"but he who did not know, but did things worthy of a beating, will receive few lashes. To whom much has been given, from him much will be required, and to whom much is entrusted, of him they will ask the more.

although I had formerly been a blasphemer and a persecutor and a doer of outrage. But I obtained mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief.



"And now, brothers, I know that you did it in ignorance, as did also your rulers.






For we know that the Law is spiritual; but as for me, I am a creature of flesh, bought and sold under the dominion of sin.



And you also, at one time dead in your trespasses and in the uncircumcision of your sensual nature, he has made alive together with himself. For he forgave us all our transgressions,



Then Jesus, when he perceived their faith, said to the paralytic, "Son your sins are forgiven."



Live like free men; and yet do not make your freedom a cloak for misconduct, but be the slaves of God.

others pity, but with caution, hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.




"Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and anise and cummin, and neglect the weightier matters of the Law??ustice and mercy and good faith; these latter you ought to have done, and not to have left the former undone.

"The slave who knew his Lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, will be beaten with many lashes,

So to him who knows how to do right and does not do it, to him it is sin.

"But he will reply, 'In solemn truth I tell you that inasmuch as you did not do it unto one of these least, you did not do it unto me.'

"But woe unto you Pharisee! for you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and disregard justice and the love of God; but these you ought to have done, and not leave the other undone.






And so God has given life to you Gentiles also, who were once dead in your trespasses and sins, in which you passed your lives after the way of this world, under the sway of the Prince of the Powers of the Air, the spirit who is now working among the sons of disobedience. And among them we all once passed our lives, indulging the passions of our flesh, carrying out the dictates of our senses and temperament, and were by nature the children of wrath like all the rest.




For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murder, adultery, unchastity, theft, perjury, slander.

Then lust conceives and gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is mature, brings forth death.

Where do the conflicts and quarrels that go on among you come from? Do they not come from your passions which are always making war among your bodily members?







He who is committing sin is of the devil, because from the beginning of the devil is sinning. It was for this cause that the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.


What then? Are we Jews in a better position? Not at all, for I have already charged all, both Jews and Gentiles, with being under sin. As it is written. There is none righteous, no, not one; There is none that understands, none that seeks for God! read more.
All have swerved from the right path; Every one of them has become corrupt. There is none that practices good, no, not one.


If you have the spirit of caste you are committing sin, and are convicted by the Law as transgressors.


Him who knew no sin, in our behalf he has made to be sin; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.


And you know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin.

For we needed just such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens;


Thus, then, sin came into the world through one man, and through sin came death and so death spread to all men, because all had sinned. For prior to the Law, sin actually existed in the world, but sin was not set down to man's account when there was no law. Nevertheless, from Adam to Moses death reigned as king, even over those who had not sinned after the likeness of Adam's transgression. Now Adam is a type of Him who was to come. read more.
But the free gift is not like the transgression; for if through the transgression of that one man the rest on men died, much more did the grace of God and the gift given in his grace in the one Man, Jesus Christ, overflow unto the rest of men. And it is not with the free gift as it was through the one that sinned; for the judgment came from one transgression unto condemnation; but the free gift came from many transgressions unto acquittal. For if through the transgression of the one, death reigned as king through the one, much more shall those who receive the overflowing grace and gift of righteousness reign as kings in life through One, through Jesus Christ. It follows then, as through the transgression of one man came condemnation unto all men, even so through the act of righteousness of One came acquittal and life to all men. For just as through the disobedience of one man the rest were made sinners; even so by the obedience of One shall all the rest be made righteous. Now law was brought in so that transgression might abound; but where sin abounded, grace super-abounded; in order that as sin has ruled as king in death, so also grace might rule as king in righteousness which issues in eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord,??urs!


But now, now, Christ is risen from the dead, the first-fruit of those who have fallen asleep. For since by man came to death, by man came also the resurrection from the dead. For just as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive. read more.
But each in his own order; Christ the first-fruits, then those who belong to Christ at his appearing. And then the end, when he shall hand over his kingdom to God his Father, after he has abolished all rule and authority and power. For he must rule until he has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy that will be destroyed is Death. For He hast put all things under his feet, but in that quotation All things are put under him, it is evident that God is excepted, who put all things under Him. For when everything is subjected to him, then the Son himself shall subject himself to Him who made them subject, that God may be all in all.







Which having begun to be spoken by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him;

"You serpents! You vipers brood! How shall you escape the judgment of hell?





"Why does this man speak like this? He blasphemes. Who is able to forgive sins but One, God himself?"


















Then lust conceives and gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is mature, brings forth death.





"'You wicked and lazy slave,' said his master. 'You say you knew that I reap where I have not sowed, and gather where I have not scattered?'



"If any one shall speak a word against the Son of man it shall be forgiven him; but he who is blasphemes against the Holy Spirit shall not be forgiven.

but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit is never forgiven. Nay, he is in the grasp of an eternal sin."

If any one sees his brother committing a sin that is not deadly, he shall ask, and God will give him life, for any one who is not committing a deadly sin. There is a deadly sin; concerning that I do not say that he should pray. All unrighteousness is sin; and there is sin that is not deadly.

"Therefore I tell you that every sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men; but the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit shall not be forgiven.










He bore our sins in his own body upon the tree, in order that we might become dead to sins, and be alive unto righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Even so count yourselves also to be dead unto sin, but alive unto God in Christ Jesus.

No indeed; how shall we who have died to sin still go on living in it any longer?





Did then that which was good become for me death? Never! but sin did; that it might be manifest as sin, by that the unutterable malignity of sin might become plain through the commandment.






You are therefore inexcusable, O man, whoever you are, that sits in judgment; for in judging another you are condemning yourself. You, the judge, are habitually practising the very same things.

"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.

For ever since the creation of the world his invisible nature, even his everlasting power and divinity, has been clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made. So they have no excuse.


For sin, when it had gained a vantage-ground through the commandment, beguiled me, and through it slew me.

For while we were unspiritual, the sinful passions, aroused by the Law, were ever active in every part of our bodies, leading us to bear fruit unto death.

But when sin had gained a vantage-ground, by means of the commandment, it stirred up within me all manner of lust; for where there is no law, sin is dead.





Take care lest there be any fornicator or scorner like Esau among you, who for one meal sold his birthright. For you know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; he found no room for repentance, though he sought it earnestly, with tears.





And he, when he comes, will convict the world of sins and of righteousness and of judgment;



Though they knew well the ordinance of God, that those who practise such vices are worthy of death, they not only continue to do the same, but were even applauding those who practise vice.






envy, drunkenness, revellings, and things like these. I tell you beforehand, as I have already told you, that those who practise such sins shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Now the works of the flesh are manifest; such, for instance, as fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery, quarrels, party-spirit, jealousy, passionate anger, intrigues, factions, sectarianism,



Render to her what she rendered; Yes, pay double what her deeds deserve. In the cup she mixed, mix double for her.






"And that which fell upon thorns is those who have heard, but as they go on their way of word is choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of life; so they bring no fruit of perfection.






















"In solemn truth I tell you," Jesus replied, "every one who commits sin is a slave "Now the slave does not remain permanently in the household, but the son does remain.

What then? Shall we commit an act of sin because we are not under law, but under grace? Certainly not. Do you not know that when you surrender yourselves as slaves to any one to obey him, you are his slaves whom you obey; whether it be sin, whose end is death, or obedience, whose end is righteousness? But God be thanked that you who were once the slaves of sin have obeyed from your hearts that type of teaching to which you were appointed; read more.
and being set free from sin, you became the slaves of righteousness??19 I speak in these homely figures because of the weakness of your fleshly nature??ust as you once surrendered your faculties into slavery to impurity and to all lawlessness, so now you must surrender your faculties into slavery to righteousness, unto deeds of holiness. For when you were the slaves of sin, you were under no subjection to righteousness.



But is we are passing our life in the light, as he is in the light, we ever have partnership with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ is cleansing us from every sin.










For if, after having escaped the pollutions of the world, through the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, men are again entangled in them and overpowered, their last state is become worse than their first.

"Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits worse than itself; and they enter in and dwell there. And the last state of that man is worse than the first. So shall it be with this wicked generation."





For if, after having escaped the pollutions of the world, through the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, men are again entangled in them and overpowered, their last state is become worse than their first.

"Then it goes and brings with it seven other spirits worse than itself; and they enter in and dwell there. And the last state of that man is worse than the first. So shall it be with this wicked generation."








Nevertheless God's firm foundation stands unshaken, bearing this inscription, THE LORD KNOWS THOSE WHO ARE HIS, and this also, LET EVERY ONE WHO NAMES THE NAME OF THE LORD RENOUNCE WICKEDNESS.



for if you go on living according to the flesh, you are on the road to die; but if by the Spirit you keep putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

So slay your baser inclinations. fornication, impurity, appetite, unnatural desires, and the greed which is idolatry.



Just as David also speaks of the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness apart from actions. Blessed he says are they whose iniquities have been forgiven, And whose sins have been covered.






Some men's sins are notorious, and lead them straight on the way to condemnation; but others' sins follow them up.








Every one who commits sin commits also lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.









how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through his eternal spirit offered himself free from blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works unto the service of an ever-living God!

So let us get beyond the teaching of the elementary doctrines of Christ, and let us be borne along toward what is mature. Let us not be continually laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works,








Every one who commits sin commits also lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.

For if a man keeps the whole of the Law, and yet stumbles in one point, he is guilty of all. For he who said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not Kill. Now if you do not commit adultery, but if you do kill, you have transgressed the Law.















but I find a different law in my bodily faculties, waging war with the law of my will, and taking me prisoner to that law of sin which is in my bodily faculties.

And now it is longer I myself who do the deed, but it is sin which has its home in me.

















For no man will be justified in God's sight by works of the Law; for through the Law comes the consciousness of sin.

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? Certainly not. On the contrary I should not have become acquainted with sin had it not been for the Law; for except the Law had repeatedly said, "Thou shalt not lust," I should never have known the sin of lust.


We know that whoever is a child of God is not habitually committing sin; but he who is God's child guards himself, and the Evil One never touches him.

Whoever is a child of God cannot go on sinning, because his seed is abiding in him; and he cannot go on sinning because he is a child of God.


"Forgive us our sins; for we also forgive everyone who has offended us; "And bring us not into temptation."



"'I will rise and go to my father, and say to him. "Father, I have sinned against Heaven and in your sight,

"We indeed justly, for we are receiving due retribution for what we have done. But he has done no wrong."


"In solemn truth I tell you," Jesus replied, "every one who commits sin is a slave

Do you not know that when you surrender yourselves as slaves to any one to obey him, you are his slaves whom you obey; whether it be sin, whose end is death, or obedience, whose end is righteousness?





"If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.

"The slave who knew his Lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, will be beaten with many lashes,


When they heard these words they were stung to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles. "Men and brothers, what shall we do?"

So he called for lights, and sprang in, and, trembling for fear, fell down before Paul and Silas,





We know that whoever is a child of God is not habitually committing sin; but he who is God's child guards himself, and the Evil One never touches him.

Behold what manner of love the Father has given us in allowing us to be called "Children of God!" And that is what we are. For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not know him. We are God's children now, beloved; what we shall be has never yet been made manifest. But we know that when he is manifested we shall be like him; for we shall see him even as he is. And every one who is holding this hope in him is purifying himself, even as he is pure. read more.
Every one who commits sin commits also lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness. And you know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin. Whoever continually abides in him does not habitually sin; whoever lives in sin has not seen him, nor come to know him.


The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said: "Behold, that is God's Lamb, who takes and bears away the sin of the world.

And you know that he was manifested to take away sins; and in him is no sin.


He who is committing sin is of the devil, because from the beginning of the devil is sinning. It was for this cause that the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

"You are of your father, the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a man-slayer from the very beginning; and he has no standing place in the truth, because truth is not in him. Whenever he utters a lie, he speaks from his nature, for he is a liar and the father of lying.


Hold aloof from every form of evil.


"There were once to men," said Jesus, "in debt to one money-lender. One owed him fifty pounds; the other five. "When they had nothing pay he forgave them with such charm. "Tell me, then, which of these will love him most?" "I take it," said Simon, "the one he forgave the most." read more.
"You have rightly judged." answered Jesus, and turning to the woman, he said to Simon. "Do you see this woman? When I came into your house you gave me no water for my feet; but she has wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. "You gave me no kiss; but she, since she came in, has never ceased tenderly kissing my feet; "you never anointed my head with oil; but she has anointed my feet with my feet with perfume. "This is why I tell you that her sins, many as they are, are forgiven, for her love is great; but he who is forgiven little, loves but little.

"The slave who knew his Lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, will be beaten with many lashes, "but he who did not know, but did things worthy of a beating, will receive few lashes. To whom much has been given, from him much will be required, and to whom much is entrusted, of him they will ask the more.


Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. None who are immoral, or idolaters, or adulterers, or catamites, or sodomites, or thieves, or avaricious men, or drunkards, or foul-mouthed men, or extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God.


Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.


Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.


Now the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the Law.







Flee from immorality. Every other sin that a man commits lies outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.


None of the rulers of the present age understands it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of Glory.






And another angel came out of the temple, shouting with a loud voice to him who sat on the cloud. "Thrust in your sickle, and reap; for the time to reap is come. The harvest of the earth is overripe."






but he must remember that the Law is not enacted for a good man, but for the lawless and rebellious, for the irreligious and sinful, for the godless and profane, for parricides and murderers, for the immoral, for sexual perverts, for slave dealers, liars, perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,






Be not deceived. God is not mocked. Whatever a man sows, that will he also reap. The man who is sowing to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption; but he who is sowing to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap life eternal.


But when Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company, and so pleased Herod that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked for. So, prompted by her mother, the girl said, "Give me at once, upon a dish, the head of John the Baptist." read more.
The king was displeased because of this, but because of his oaths and his guests he ordered it to be given her. He sent and beheaded John in prison;






For her sins have been heaped to heaven, And God has remembered her iniquities.




For her sins have been heaped to heaven, And God has remembered her iniquities.

















Some men's sins are notorious, and lead them straight on the way to condemnation; but others' sins follow them up.


and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of the darkness, but rather expose them.




But wicked men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others, and being themselves deceived.


But wicked men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving others, and being themselves deceived.






but a curse rests on those who have their root in the works of the Law; for it is written. Cursed is every one that continues not in all the things written in the Book of the Law, to do them.






For all who have sinned without law will also perish without law; and all who have sinned under law will be judged by law. For it is not the hearers of law who are righteous in the eyes of God; nay, it is the doers of law who will be accounted righteous.


For all who have sinned without law will also perish without law; and all who have sinned under law will be judged by law. For it is not the hearers of law who are righteous in the eyes of God; nay, it is the doers of law who will be accounted righteous.






And now it is longer I myself who do the deed, but it is sin which has its home in me. For I know that in me, that is in my flesh, no good thing has its home; for while to will is present with me, to carry out that which is right is not. For the good that I intend to do, I do not; but the evil which I do not; but the evil which I do not intend to do, that I am ever practising. read more.
But if I do the very thing I do not intend to do, it is no more I who practise it, but sin which has its home in me. I find, then, this law, that when I intend to do good, evil is ever present with me. For in my inmost self I delight in the law of God; but I find a different law in my bodily faculties, waging war with the law of my will, and taking me prisoner to that law of sin which is in my bodily faculties.


And just as they refused to continue to retain God in their knowledge, so did God cast them out to an outcast mind, to do those things which were indecent. They were overflowing with every kind of iniquity, depravity, greed, and malice. They were full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and malignity. They became whisperers, back-biters, hated of God, insolent, haughty, boastful. They invented sins. They were disobedient to parents. read more.
They were without sense, without faith, without natural affection, without mercy. Though they knew well the ordinance of God, that those who practise such vices are worthy of death, they not only continue to do the same, but were even applauding those who practise vice.


but the Scripture has shut up the whole world in prison together under sin, in order that the promise due to faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who have faith.








Now Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve, went away to the high priests to betray Jesus to them; and they were glad when they heard it, and promised to pay him money. So he kept looking for an opportunity to betray him.


And one of the criminals who had been hung there kept reviling him, saying. "Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us." But the other, answering, reproved him, saying. "Have you no fear of God even? When you are suffering the same punishment as he?








For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murder, adultery, unchastity, theft, perjury, slander.


For the heart of his people is made fat, Their ears are dull of hearing; Their eyes, too, have they closed, Lest some day their eyes should perceive, And their ears should hear, And their heart should understand and turn, And I should heal them.


Then he began to curse and swear, saying, "I never knew the man." Immediately the cock crew!


For the heart of his people is made fat, Their ears are dull of hearing; Their eyes, too, have they closed, Lest some day their eyes should perceive, And their ears should hear, And their heart should understand and turn, And I should heal them.


Then he began to curse and swear, saying, "I never knew the man." Immediately the cock crew!






And so God has given life to you Gentiles also, who were once dead in your trespasses and sins,






What then shall we say? Shall we continue to abound in sin, in order that grace may come to abound? No indeed; how shall we who have died to sin still go on living in it any longer? For do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Jesus Christ, have been baptized into his death? read more.
We have been buried together with him, then, through baptism into his death, in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so also we should live in a newness of life. For if we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, so we shall also be united with him in the likeness of his resurrection. For this we know, that our old self was crucified with Christ, in order that the slave of sin might be destroyed; so that we should no longer be in slavery to sin??7 for he who is dead is set free from sin. Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him; knowing that Christ, being raised from the dead, dies no more; death has no more dominion over him. For the death that he died, he died unto sin once for all; but the life that he lives he is living unto God. Even so count yourselves also to be dead unto sin, but alive unto God in Christ Jesus. Therefore let not sin rule as king in your mortal body, compelling you to obey its lusts. Do not continue to present any part of your body to sin to be used as a weapon of unrighteousness. On the contrary, be presenting yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and the various parts of your bodies to be used as weapons of righteousness. For sin shall not lord it over you; for you are not under the rule of law, but under the rule of grace.


But is we are passing our life in the light, as he is in the light, we ever have partnership with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ is cleansing us from every sin. If we say, "We have no sin," we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. But if we confess our sins, faithful is he and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all wrong-doing. read more.
If we say, "We have not sinned," we are making him a liar, and his word is not in us.








It is in him we have deliverance, the forgiveness of our trespasses, through his blood;










And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the Evil One; For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory. Amen.






Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,


On the contrary, encourage each other daily, so long as there is a "Today," so that no one of you is hindered by the deceitfulness of sin.


He was, however, rebuked for his own transgression; a dumb ass spoke with a man's voice, and stopped the madness of the prophet.


They have eyes full of harlots, eyes that cannot stop sinning. They entice unsteady souls. Their heart is trained in greed. They are an accursed generation.


Not yet have you resisted unto blood in your fight against sin;


"No, every good tree bears good fruit, but a worthless tree bears bad fruit.




But he who has misgivings, and yet eats meat, is condemned already, because his action is not based on faith; and whatever is not based on faith is sin.




"I am the vine, and my Father the vine-grower. "He cuts back any of my branches that bear no fruit, and prunes every fruit-bearing branch, that it may bear more. "Now you are clean through the word which I have spoken to you. read more.
"Abide in me, and I in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself except it abide in the vine, no more can you, unless you abide in me. "I am the Vine you are the branches. He who abides in me and I in him, bears abundant fruit; because apart from me you can do nothing. "If any one does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers. Such branches are gathered up and thrown into the fire and burned. "If you abide in me and my words abide in you, ask whatever your will is, and it shall be yours. "By this is my Father glorified, by your bearing abundant fruit, and so being my disciples. "As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you; abide in my love. "If you obey my commands you will abide in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father's commands and abide in his love. "I have told you these things that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. "This is my command, Love one another as I have loved you. "Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. "You are my friends if you do what I command you. "I no longer call you slaves, because a slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have learned from my Father. "You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you, that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain; so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. "This is my command. to love one another. If the worlds hates you, "do not forget that it hated me first. "If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, for that reason the world hates you. "Remember what I told you, 'A slave is not better than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will persecute you. If they have obeyed my word, they will obey yours also. "But they will do all these things to you for my name's sake, because they know not Him who sent me. "If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.


For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sin.


What then shall we say? Shall we continue to abound in sin, in order that grace may come to abound? No indeed; how shall we who have died to sin still go on living in it any longer? For do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Jesus Christ, have been baptized into his death? read more.
We have been buried together with him, then, through baptism into his death, in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so also we should live in a newness of life. For if we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, so we shall also be united with him in the likeness of his resurrection. For this we know, that our old self was crucified with Christ, in order that the slave of sin might be destroyed; so that we should no longer be in slavery to sin??7 for he who is dead is set free from sin.




Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,


But he who has misgivings, and yet eats meat, is condemned already, because his action is not based on faith; and whatever is not based on faith is sin.








For ever since the creation of the world his invisible nature, even his everlasting power and divinity, has been clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made. So they have no excuse.






Let love be without insincerity. Abhor what is evil; wed yourselves to what is good.






What harvest-fruit then had you at that time in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.


Did then that which was good become for me death? Never! but sin did; that it might be manifest as sin, by that the unutterable malignity of sin might become plain through the commandment.


Since, then, Christ suffered in the flesh, do you also ever arm yourselves with the same mind (because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin),


What harvest-fruit then had you at that time in the things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.


and being set free from sin, you became the slaves of righteousness??19 I speak in these homely figures because of the weakness of your fleshly nature??ust as you once surrendered your faculties into slavery to impurity and to all lawlessness, so now you must surrender your faculties into slavery to righteousness, unto deeds of holiness.


All unrighteousness is sin; and there is sin that is not deadly.




FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.


If we say, "We have not sinned," we are making him a liar, and his word is not in us.




And he, when he comes, will convict the world of sins and of righteousness and of judgment; of sin, because they do not believe in me;


All unrighteousness is sin; and there is sin that is not deadly.


FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.


So Pilate, who wished to make himself strong with the crowd, released Barabbas to them, and gave Jesus over for crucifixion, after he had scourged him.


Jesus kept saying, "Father forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." And they divided his garments among them, casting lots for them,




And as he reasoned about morality, self-control, and the future judgment, Felix was terrified, and said, "For the present go on your way, and when I find a convenient season, I will send for you."






Then lust conceives and gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is mature, brings forth death.


"When he came to himself he said: "'How many of my father's hired men have bread enough and to spare, while I am perishing of hunger!






For this we know, that our old self was crucified with Christ, in order that the slave of sin might be destroyed; so that we should no longer be in slavery to sin??7 for he who is dead is set free from sin.








Every one who commits sin commits also lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.


So to him who knows how to do right and does not do it, to him it is sin.


Then lust conceives and gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is mature, brings forth death.


If we say, "We have no sin," we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.


So to him who knows how to do right and does not do it, to him it is sin.


Then lust conceives and gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is mature, brings forth death.


Every one who commits sin commits also lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.


But is we are passing our life in the light, as he is in the light, we ever have partnership with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ is cleansing us from every sin.














As they heard these words they became furious and gnashed their teeth at him.
















And there will be no more curse But in it will be the throne of God and of the Lamb. And his slaves will serve and worship him. They will see his face. His name will be on their foreheads.


When Simon Peter saw this he fell down at the knees of Jesus, exclaiming, "Depart from me, O Lord, for I am a sinful man!"


and all the land of Judea, and all the people of Jerusalem, kept going out to him, and were baptized by him in the Jordan river, confessing their sins.




When they heard that, they went out one by one, beginning with the eldest. And Jesus was left behind alone??nd the woman in the middle of the court.










Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,


how that God was in Christ reconciling a world to himself, not reckoning to men their trespasses; and that to me he has entrusted the message of that reconciliation.








For prior to the Law, sin actually existed in the world, but sin was not set down to man's account when there was no law.







But when Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company, and so pleased Herod that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked for. So, prompted by her mother, the girl said, "Give me at once, upon a dish, the head of John the Baptist." read more.
The king was displeased because of this, but because of his oaths and his guests he ordered it to be given her. He sent and beheaded John in prison;


Now Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve, went away to the high priests to betray Jesus to them; and they were glad when they heard it, and promised to pay him money. So he kept looking for an opportunity to betray him.


So Pilate, who wished to make himself strong with the crowd, released Barabbas to them, and gave Jesus over for crucifixion, after he had scourged him.


Jesus kept saying, "Father forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." And they divided his garments among them, casting lots for them,