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
When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,
Genesis 8:21
When the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, He said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, even though man’s inclination is evil from his youth. And I will never again strike down every living thing as I have done.
Job 14:4
Who can produce something pure from what is impure?
No one!
Job 15:14
What is man, that he should be pure,
or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?
Job 25:4
How can a person be justified before God?
How can one born of woman be pure?
Psalm 51:5
Indeed, I was guilty when I was born;
I was sinful when my mother conceived me.
Isaiah 64:6
All of us have become like something unclean,
and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment;
all of us wither like a leaf,
and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.
Matthew 15:19
For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
Luke 11:13
If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?”
Ephesians 2:1
And you were dead in your trespasses and sins
Titus 3:3
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved by various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in the flesh, no longer for human desires, but for God’s will.

In my

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions operated through the law in every part of us and bore fruit for death.
Romans 8:3
What the law could not do since it was limited by the flesh, God did. He condemned sin in the flesh by sending His own Son in flesh like ours under sin’s domain, and as a sin offering,
Romans 13:14
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
John 3:6
Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Galatians 5:19
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity,

For to will

Romans 7:15
For I do not understand what I am doing, because I do not practice what I want to do, but I do what I hate.
Psalm 119:5
If only my ways were committed
to keeping Your statutes!
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don’t do what you want.
Philippians 2:13
For it is God who is working in you, enabling you both to desire and to work out His good purpose.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

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