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For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
In the flesh
They, moreover, who in flesh have their being, cannot please, God.
That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit.
I say, moreover - by Spirit, be walking, and, fleshly coveting, ye will in nowise fulfil;
Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -
For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.
Inasmuch as, by works of law, shall no flesh be declared righteous before him, - through law, in fact, is discovery of sin.
For, the law, worketh out anger, but, where there is no law, neither is there transgression.
Law, however, gained admission, in order that the fault might abound, but, where the sin abounded, the favour greatly superabounded:
1 Corinthians 15:56
Now, the sting of death, is, sin, and, the power of sin, is, the law; -
2 Corinthians 3:6
Who also hath made us sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant - not of letter, but of spirit, for, the letter, killeth, whereas, the Spirit, maketh alive.
For, as many as are of works of law, are, under a curse, - for it is written - Accursed, is everyone that continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law to do them.
But, if ye are shewing respect of persons, sin, are ye working, being convicted by the law as transgressors!
1 John 3:4
Whosoever is committing sin, lawlessness also, is committing, and, sin, is, lawlessness;
Howbeit sin taking, occasion - through the commandment, wrought out in me all manner of coveting; for, apart from law, sin is dead; -
For, out of the heart, come forth wicked designs, - murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, profane speakings:
Manifest, however, are the works of the flesh, which, indeed, are - fornication, impurity, wantonness,
Then, the coveting, having conceived, giveth birth to sin, and, the sin, when full-grown, bringeth forth death.
But I behold a diverse law in my members, warring against the law of my mind and taking me captive in the law of sin which existeth in my members: -
Neither be presenting your members as weapons of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as though alive from among the dead, and your members as weapons of righteousness unto God;
Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earth - as regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry, -
Whence wars and whence fightings among you? are they not from hence - due to your pleasures which are taking the field in your members?
What fruit, therefore, had ye then - in things for which ye now are taking shame to yourselves? For, the end of those things, is death.
Wherein, ye also, walked, at one time, when ye were living in these things;