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.
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So the life I now live in the body, I live because of the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Now those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
But may I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires,
So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.
Wretched man that I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death?
For God achieved what the law could not do because it was weakened through the flesh. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,
In him you also were circumcised -- not, however, with a circumcision performed by human hands, but by the removal of the fleshly body, that is, through the circumcision done by Christ.
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its desires,
Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself serve the law of God with my mind, but with my flesh I serve the law of sin.
so that the righteous requirement of the law may be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
2 Kings 5:17
Naaman said, "If not, then please give your servant a load of dirt, enough for a pair of mules to carry, for your servant will never again offer a burnt offering or sacrifice to a god other than the Lord.
O Lord, our God, masters other than you have ruled us, but we praise your name alone.
Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, everyone who practices sin is a slave of sin.