Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Bible References

That our

Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me. The life I am now living in the body I am living by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.
Galatians 5:24
Those who belong to Jesus the Christ have crucified the physical nature with its propensities and cravings.
Galatians 6:14
But I never want to boast of anything but the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, on which the world has been crucified to me and I have been to the world.
Ephesians 4:22
You must lay aside with your former habits your old self which is going to ruin through its deceptive passions.
Colossians 3:5
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.

That the

Romans 7:24
What a wretched man I am! Who can save me from this doomed body?
Romans 8:3
For though it was impossible for the Law to do it, hampered as it was by our physical limitations, God, by sending his own Son in our sinful physical form, as a sin-offering, put his condemnation upon sin through his physical nature,
Colossians 2:11
Through your relation to him you have received not a physical circumcision, but a circumcision effected by Christ, in stripping you of your material nature,

That henceforth

Romans 6:12
So sin must not reign over your mortal bodies, and make you obey their cravings,
Romans 7:25
Thank God! it is done through Jesus Christ our Lord! So mentally I am a slave to God's law, but physically to the law of sin.
Romans 8:4
so that the requirement of the Law might be fully met in our case, since we live not on the physical but on the spiritual plane.
John 8:34
Jesus answered, "I tell you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin.