25 Bible Verses about Avoiding Sin
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FOR THE POOR WAGES OF SIN IS DEATH, BUT THE FREE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS, OUR MASTER.
since all have sinned and lack the glory which comes from God;
But if we confess our sins, faithful is he and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all wrong-doing.
Do not deceive yourselves. Evil companions ruin good morals.
I exhort you, brothers, to keep watch of those who are causing the divisions among you, and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the teaching which you have learned.
In solemn truth I tell you that the sons of men shall be forgiven all their sins and all the blasphemies they may utter, but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit is never forgiven. Nay, he is in the grasp of an eternal sin."
No temptation has overtaken you that is beyond man's power; but God is faithful, who will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear, but will, with every temptation, provide the way of escape also, so that you may be able to withstand.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest; such, for instance, as fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery, quarrels, party-spirit, jealousy, passionate anger, intrigues, factions, sectarianism, envy, drunkenness, revellings, and things like these. I tell you beforehand, as I have already told you, that those who practise such sins shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
But clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, And make no provisions for your earthly nature And the gratification of its lusts.
But I say to you that whoever looks with lust at a woman has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Flee from the passions of youth, but run after righteousness, faith, love, and peace, in company with those who out of a pure heart call upon the Lord.
Seeing then that we are encircled with this great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin that clings about us. Let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
This is my meaning. Let your steps be guided by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
"Enter by the narrow gate; for broad is the gate and wide the road that leads to destruction, and many are they who go in by it; "but the gate is narrow and the road is steep, which leads to life, and they are few who find it.
"Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
"Blessed are they who wash their robes, so that they may have right to the Tree of Life, and may enter in by the gates into the City.
For no man will be justified in God's sight by works of the Law; for through the Law comes the consciousness of sin.
So confess your sins one to another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. For the fervent prayer of a righteous man is mighty in its working.
Hold aloof from every form of evil.
And behold I heard another voice from heaven saying. "Come out of her, that you have no fellowship with her sins, And that you receive not her plagues.
"If any one shall speak a word against the Son of man it shall be forgiven him; but he who is blasphemes against the Holy Spirit 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