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 union with the Messiah Jesus our Lord.
since all have sinned and continue to fall short of God's glory.
If we make it our habit to confess our sins, in his faithful righteousness he forgives us for those sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.
Whoever hides his transgressions will not succeed, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will find mercy.
Stop being deceived: "Wicked friends lead to evil ends."
Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who create divisions and sinful enticements that oppose the teaching you have learned. Stay away from them,
I tell all of you with certainty, people will be forgiven their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter. But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit can never be forgiven, but is guilty of eternal sin."
No temptation has overtaken you that is unusual for human beings. But God is faithful, and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. Instead, along with the temptation he will also provide a way out, so that you may be able to endure it.
Everyone who keeps living in sin also practices disobedience. In fact, sin is disobedience.
Above everything else guard your heart, because from it flow the springs of life.
Now the actions of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, promiscuity, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, rivalry, jealously, outbursts of anger, quarrels, conflicts, factions, envy, murder, drunkenness, wild partying, and things like that. I am telling you now, as I have told you in the past, that people who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.
But I say to you, anyone who stares at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
The wealthy rule over the poor, and anyone who borrows is a slave to the lender.
Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart.
Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us,
So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never fulfill the desires of the flesh.
"Go in through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the road is spacious that leads to destruction, and many people are entering by it. How narrow is the gate and how constricted is the road that leads to life, and there aren't many people who find it!"
Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift.
"How blessed are those who wash their robes so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city!
Therefore, God will not justify any human being by means of the actions prescribed by the Law, for through the Law comes the full knowledge of sin.
Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
Keep away from every kind of evil.
Then I heard another voice from heaven saying, "Come out of her, my people, so that you don't participate in her sins and also suffer from her diseases.
Everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the person who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit won't 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