28 Bible Verses about Avoiding Sin
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For the wages of sin is death, but the 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.
The one who conceals his sins
will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and renounces them
will find mercy.
Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”
Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause dissensions and obstacles contrary to the doctrine you have learned. Avoid them,
I assure you: People will be forgiven for all sins and whatever blasphemies they may blaspheme. But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin”—
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful, and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape so that you are able to bear it.
Guard your heart above all else,
for it is the source of life.
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions, envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I tell you about these things in advance—as I told you before—that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
But I tell you, everyone who looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.
Flee from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us,
I say then, 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 road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it. How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.
“Repent,” Peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
“Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by the gates.
For no one will be justified in His sight by the works of the law, because the knowledge of sin comes through the law.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The urgent request of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect.
Stay away from every kind of evil.
Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the one who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will 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