What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
Why not (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, that good may come?" Those who say so are justly condemned.
What then? Shall we sin, because we are not under law, but under grace? May it never be!
1 John 3:6
Whoever remains in him doesn't sin. Whoever sins hasn't seen him, neither knows him.
1 John 3:9
Whoever is born of God doesn't commit sin, because his seed remains in him; and he can't sin, because he is born of God.
1 John 5:18
We know that whoever is born of God doesn't sin, but he who was born of God keeps himself, and the evil one doesn't touch him.
May it never be! We who died to sin, how could we live in it any longer?
knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him, that the body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be in bondage to sin.
Neither present your members to sin as instruments of unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.
Don't you know that to whom you present yourselves as servants to obedience, his servants you are whom you obey; whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness?
But if, while we sought to be justified in Christ, we ourselves also were found sinners, is Christ a servant of sin? Certainly not!
For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more a sacrifice for sins,
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever doesn't do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who doesn't love his brother.
He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.
who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the perverseness of evil;
Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and wickedness as with cart rope;
Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your evil thoughts lodge within you?
As a well casts forth its waters, so she casts forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.
Many shall purify themselves, and make themselves white, and be refined; but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand; but those who are wise shall understand.
He who acts unjustly, let him act unjustly still. He who is filthy, let him be filthy still. He who is righteous, let him do righteousness still. He who is holy, let him be holy still."
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.
"Go to Bethel, and sin; to Gilgal, and sin more. Bring your sacrifices every morning, your tithes every three days,
Let favor be shown to the wicked, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not see Yahweh's majesty.
They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.
Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.
but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation,
2 Peter 2:15
forsaking the right way, they went astray, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of wrongdoing;