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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.
That in me
That in me
And GOD 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.
And the LORD smelled a savour of rest, and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his childhood; neither will I again smite any more every living thing as I have done.
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? No one.
What is man that he should be clean and that he that is born of a woman should be justified?
How then can man be justified with God? Or how can he that is born of a woman be clean?
Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me.
But we were all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses as filthy rags; and we all fell as the leaves of a tree; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders,
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 those that ask him?
And he has made you alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,
For we ourselves also were foolish in another time, rebellious, deceived, serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Peter 4:2
so that now the time that remains in the flesh, he might live, not unto the lusts of men, but unto the will of God.
For while we were in the flesh, the affections of the sins which were by the law worked in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
For that which was impossible to the law, 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
But be clothed with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not listen to the flesh, to fulfil its desires.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
For to will
For that which I do, I do not understand, and not even the good that I desire is what I do; but what I hate, that is what I do.
O that my ways were ordered to keep thy statutes!
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary the one to the other, so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
Not as though I had already attained it, either were already perfect, but I follow after, if I may lay hold of that for which I have also been laid hold of by the Christ, Jesus.