Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
The carnal mind
The carnal mind
And since they did not see fit to retain the knowledge of God, God gave them over to a base mind, to do what ought not to be done.
For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.
The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify of it that its works are evil.
He who hates me hates my Father also.
they are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to the hardness of their heart;
And although you were once alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,
2 Timothy 3:4
treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
Do we then nullify the law by this faith? Certainly not! On the contrary, we uphold the law.
What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed, I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, "You shall not covet."
Whoever then breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but he who does them and teaches them shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
1 Corinthians 9:21
To those who are without law, I became as one without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without the law.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my laws into their minds, and I will write them on their hearts, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
You brood of vipers! how can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.
2 Peter 2:14
They have eyes full of adultery, that never cease from sin; they entice unstable souls. They have hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!
Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.'