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 through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.
Be not deceived: evil companions corrupt good morals.
Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them who cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.
Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies whatever they shall blaspheme: But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Spirit has never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal judgment:
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
Whosoever commits sin transgresses also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.
Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, selfishness, divisions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.
But I say unto you, That whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
Enter in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be who go in there: Because narrow is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads unto life, and few there be that find it.
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
Abstain from all appearance of evil.
And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that you be not partakers of her sins, and that you receive not of her plagues.
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemes 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