Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.


Bible References


Romans 3:9
"how then are we better than they?" why, not at all: for we have already convicted both Jews and Gentiles, of being all under the guilt of sin.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Know you not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? be not deceived: neither the licentious, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor the effeminate, nor the brutal,
Ephesians 2:1
When you were in that destructive state of transgression and sin,
Colossians 1:21
You then that formerly were alienated from God, and were enemies by your imaginations and wicked practices, even you has Jesus Christ now reconciled to the body of his church,
Colossians 3:7
among whom you had your conversation, when you followed their practices.
1 Peter 4:1
Since then Christ has with respect to his mortal nature died for us, arm yourselves with this reflection, that he, who is dead with respect to sensuality, has renounced sin;


Luke 21:8
he answered, take care, that you be not seduced: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am the Christ. it won't be long e'er this happens, therefore do not follow them.
Galatians 6:3
for if a man thinks himself to be considerable, when he is not, he deceives himself.
James 1:26
If a person of an ungovernable tongue pretends to religion, he abuses himself: for his religion is meer illusion.
Revelation 12:9
the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, call'd the devil or satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were precipitated with him.
Revelation 13:14
and he deceived the inhabitants of the earth, by the prodigys which he had power to effect by the influence of the beast, by telling the inhabitants of the earth, that he had made an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, but yet did revive.


John 8:34
Jesus answered them, I declare unto you, whosoever committeth sin, is a slave to sin.
Romans 6:17
but God be thanked, that you, who were the vassals of sin, have sincerely obeyed in the manner the gospel prescribed.


Romans 1:29
they were full of all injustice, fornication, mischief, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, contention, fraud, malignity;
2 Corinthians 12:20
yet I fear when I do come I shall not find you such as I would, and that you will find me such as you least desire: I am afraid there are among you debates, envyings, animosities, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, arrogance, tumults:
2 Timothy 3:2
for men will be selfish, avaricious, vain, proud, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful,


Revelation 18:2
and he cried with a strong voice, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the abode of demons, the dungeon of every foul spirit, and a cage of every impure ill-boding bird.

General references

Romans 9:16
so that this is a matter not dependent on him that wills or runs, but on God, who shews mercy.
Ephesians 2:9
it is the gift of God) but not by works, so that no man can boast:
Colossians 3:7
among whom you had your conversation, when you followed their practices.
1 John 4:19
let us love him; since he first loved us.