Most Relevant Verses
Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.
I am speaking in simple terms because of the frailty of your human nature. Just as you once offered the parts of your body as slaves to impurity and to greater and greater disobedience, so now, in the same way, you must offer the parts of your body as slaves to righteousness that leads to sanctification.
So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).
So if your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one of your body parts than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away from you. It is better for you to lose one of your body parts than to have your whole body go into hell."
but I see in my body a different principle waging war with the Law in my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin that exists in my body.
For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, form a single body, so it is with the Messiah.
Now if all of it were one part, there wouldn't be a body, would there?
If one part suffers, every part suffers with it. If one part is praised, every part rejoices with it.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.