28 Bible Verses about Avoiding Sin
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For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper,
But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”
Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.
“Truly I say to you, all sins shall be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they utter; but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin”—
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.
Watch over your heart with all diligence,
For from it flow the springs of life.
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.
but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
The rich rules over the poor,
And the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.
Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’
Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.
because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
abstain from every form of evil.
I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues;
And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him.
- Avoiding (6 instances)
- Accepting Christ
- Avoiding Evil
- Bad Company
- Bad Thoughts
- Confession of sin
- Doing The Right Thing
- Drugs, Illegal Narcotics
- Evil Associations
- Forsaking Sin
- Living In Sin
- Resisting Temptation
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Signs Of Repentance
- Sin Confessed