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.

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The carnal mind

Romans 1:28
And as they were not careful to acknowledge God, God gave them up to an undiscerning mind to do things that were not fit to be done:
Romans 5:10
For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son; much more being reconciled shall we be saved by his life.
John 7:7
but me it hates, because I bear my testimony concerning it, that it's deeds are evil.
John 15:23
He that hateth me, hateth my Father also.
Ephesians 4:18
in the vanity of their mind, darkened in their understanding, and alienated from the life of God, through the ignorance that is in them, by reason of the hardness of their heart:
Colossians 1:21
And you that were formerly alienated, and enemies in your mind by wicked works,
2 Timothy 3:4
headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God,
James 4:4
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity to God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

For it

Romans 8:4
that the righteousness of the law may be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh but after the spirit.
Romans 3:31
Do we then make the law of none effect through faith? God forbid: yea we establish the law.
Romans 7:7
What shall we say then? is the law sin? God forbid! Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust to be sinful, if the law had not said, "Thou shalt not covet."
Matthew 5:19
Whosoever therefore shall break one of the left of these commandments, and thereby teach men so to do, he shall be esteemed very little in the kingdom of heaven: but whoever shall do as well as teach them, he shall be accounted great in the kingdom of heaven.
1 Corinthians 9:21
and to those without the law as without the law, (not being without law to God, but under the law to Christ) that I might gain those who are without the law.
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering,
Hebrews 8:10
But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their mind, and I will inscribe them on their hearts; and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.


Matthew 12:34
O race of vipers, how can ye speak good things, who are yourselves so wicked? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man receiveth not 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
having eyes full of adultery, and which cannot be restrained from sin: ensnaring unstable souls, and having a heart practised in rapine; cursed people:

General references

Matthew 22:37
And Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind: this is the first and great command.