What then shall we say? Should we continue in sin that grace may abound?
and not, according as we are injuriously charged, and according as some affirm that we say, Let us practise evil things, that good ones may come? whose judgment is just.
What then? should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Far be the thought.
1 John 3:6
Whoever abides in him, does not sin: whoever sins, has not seen him or known him.
1 John 3:9
Whoever has been begotten of God does not practise sin, because his seed abides in him, and he cannot sin, because he has been begotten of God.
1 John 5:18
We know that every one begotten of God does not sin, but he that has been begotten of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.
Far be the thought. We who have died to sin, how shall we still live in it?
knowing this, that our old man has been crucified with him, that the body of sin might be annulled, that we should no longer serve sin.
Neither yield your members instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but yield yourselves to God as alive from among the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God.
Know ye not that to whom ye yield yourselves bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to him whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
Now if in seeking to be justified in Christ we also have been found sinners, then is Christ minister of sin? Far be the thought.
For where we sin wilfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains any sacrifice for sins,
1 John 3:10
In this are manifest the children of God and the children of the devil. Whoever does not practise righteousness is not of God, and he who does not love his brother.
He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.
who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of evil;
Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as with cart-ropes!
Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?
As a well poureth forth her waters, so she poureth forth her wickedness: violence and destruction are heard in her; before me continually are grief and wounds.
Many shall be purified, and be made white, and be refined; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
Let him that does unrighteously do unrighteously still; and let the filthy make himself filthy still; and let him that is righteous practise righteousness still; and he that is holy, let him be sanctified still.
The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, even in his death.
His own iniquities shall take the wicked, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.
Come to Bethel, and transgress; at Gilgal multiply transgression; and bring your sacrifices in the morning, your tithes every three days,
If favour be shewn to the wicked, he doth not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he dealeth unjustly, and beholdeth not the majesty of Jehovah.
They eat the sin of my people, and their soul longeth for their iniquity.
Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.
But to those that are contentious, and are disobedient to the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there shall be wrath and indignation,
2 Peter 2:15
having left the straight way they have gone astray, having followed in the path of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the reward of unrighteousness;