Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

Bible References

That in me

Genesis 6:5
And LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
And LORD smelled the sweet savor. And LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, for that the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I again any more smite everything
Job 14:4
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one.
Job 15:14
What is man, that he should be clean? And he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
Job 25:4
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of a woman?
Psalm 51:5
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.
Isaiah 64:6
For we have all become as unclean, and all our righteous acts are as a polluted garment. And we all fade as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Matthew 15:19
For from the heart comes forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, FALSE witnessings, revilings.
Mark 7:21
For from inside the heart of men proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts,
Luke 11:13
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more the Father from heaven will give Holy Spirit to those who ask him?
Ephesians 2:1
Even you, who were dead in trespasses and sins
Titus 3:3
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, being led astray, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in evil and envy, hateful, hating each other.
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in flesh, no longer by lusts of men, but by the will of God.

In my

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the passions of the sins were working in our body-parts (through the law) in order to bear fruit to death.
Romans 8:3
For the impotence of the law, in that it was weak because of the flesh, God, having sent his own Son in a form of flesh of sin, and concerning sin, condemned sin in the flesh,
Romans 13:14
But clothe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no forethought for lusts of the flesh.
John 3:6
That which is begotten from the flesh is flesh, and that which is begotten from the Spirit is spirit.
Galatians 5:19
Now the works of the flesh are apparent, which are, adultery, fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

For to will

Romans 7:15
For I do not understand what I do, for I do not do this that I want, but what I hate, this I do.
Psalm 119:5
O that my ways were established to observe thy statutes!
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit is against the flesh. For these are hostile to each other, so that whatever these things are ye may want, ye may not do.
Philippians 2:13
For it is God who works in you both to desire and to work for approval.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained or have already been fully perfected, but I press forward, if also I might seize upon that for which also I was seized by Christ Jesus.