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 Jehovah saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
And Jehovah smelled the sweet savor; and Jehovah 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 smite any more everything living, as I have done.
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 that 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 that is born of a woman?
Psalm 51:5
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; And in sin did my mother conceive me.
Isaiah 64:6
For we are all become as one that is unclean, and all our righteousnesses are as a polluted garment: and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, railings:
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of the heart of men, evil thoughts proceed, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
Luke 11:13
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
Ephesians 2:1
And you did he make alive, when ye were dead through your trespasses and sins,
Titus 3:3
For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
1 Peter 4:2
that ye no longer should live the rest of your time in flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

In my

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were through the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
Romans 8:3
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
Romans 13:14
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof .
John 3:6
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Galatians 5:19
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these : fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

For to will

Romans 7:15
For that which I do I know not: for not what I would, that do I practise; but what I hate, that I do.
Psalm 119:5
Oh that my ways were established To observe thy statutes!
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary the one to the other; that ye may not do the things that ye would.
Philippians 2:13
for it is God who worketh in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained, or am already made perfect: but I press on, if so be that I may lay hold on that for which also I was laid hold on by Christ Jesus.