Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God's law, nor can it do so;
2 Corinthians 5:18
All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation;
and through him, to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.
Not only so, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received our reconciliation.
and might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, by which he put to death the hostility.
Therefore he had to be made like his brethren in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make atonement for the sins of the people.