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 on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.
Job 14:4
Who can bring a clean man out of the unclean? Not one!
Job 15:14
What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
Job 25:4
And how should man be just with God? Or how should he be clean that is born of a woman?
Psalm 51:5
Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Isaiah 64:6
And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away;
Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies;
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
Luke 11:13
If therefore ye, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall the Father who is of heaven give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
Ephesians 2:1
and you, being dead in your offences and sins --
Titus 3:3
For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Peter 4:2
no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

In my

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh the passions of sins, which were by the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit to death;
Romans 8:3
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, having sent his own Son, in likeness of flesh of sin, and for sin, has condemned sin in the flesh,
Romans 13:14
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.
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 fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

For to will

Romans 7:15
For that which I do, I do not own: for not what I will, this I do; but what I hate, this I practise.
Psalm 119:5
Oh that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these things are opposed one to the other, that ye should not do those things which ye desire;
Philippians 2:13
for it is God who works in you both the willing and the working according to his good pleasure.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already obtained the prize, or am already perfected; but I pursue, if also I may get possession of it, seeing that also I have been taken possession of by Christ Jesus.