28 Bible Verses about Avoiding Sin
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For the wages of sin is death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
But I beseech you, brethren, to consider those who create divisions and occasions of falling, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learnt, and turn away from them.
Verily I say unto you, that all sins shall be forgiven to the sons of men, and all the injurious speeches with which they may speak injuriously; but whosoever shall speak injuriously against the Holy Spirit, to eternity has no forgiveness; but lies under the guilt of an everlasting sin;
No temptation has taken you but such as is according to man's nature; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able to bear, but will with the temptation make the issue also, so that ye should be able to bear it.
Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, disputes, schools of opinion, envyings, murders, drunkennesses, revels, and things like these; as to which I tell you beforehand, even as I also have said before, that they who do such things shall not inherit God's kingdom.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.
But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.
But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.
Let us also therefore, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and sin which so easily entangles us, run with endurance the race that lies before us,
But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall no way fulfil flesh's lust.
Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it. For narrow the gate and straitened the way that leads to life, and they are few who find it.
And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Blessed are they that wash their robes, that they may have right to the tree of life, and that they should go in by the gates into the city.
Wherefore by works of law no flesh shall be justified before him; for by law is knowledge of sin.
Confess therefore your offences to one another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed. The fervent supplication of the righteous man has much power.
hold aloof from every form of wickedness.
And I heard another voice out of the heaven saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye have not fellowship in her sins, and that ye do not receive of her plagues:
and whoever shall say a word against the Son of man it shall be forgiven him; but to him that speaks injuriously against the Holy Spirit it shall not be forgiven.
- 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