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9 Bible Verses about Flesh As The Sinful Nature
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Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions, envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I tell you about these things in advance—as I told you before—that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
Those who want to make a good impression in the flesh are the ones who would compel you to be circumcised—but only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Christ. For even the circumcised don’t keep the law themselves; however, they want you to be circumcised in order to boast about your flesh.
For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don’t do what you want.
For those who live according to the flesh think about the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, about the things of the Spirit. For the mind-set of the flesh is death, but the mind-set of the Spirit is life and peace. For the mind-set of the flesh is hostile to God because it does not submit itself to God’s law, for it is unable to do so. read more.
Those who are in the flesh cannot please God. You, however, are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, since the Spirit of God lives in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
because the one who sows to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh, but the one who sows to the Spirit will reap eternal life from the Spirit.
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions operated through the law in every part of us and bore fruit for death.
- Ambition, negative aspects of
- Avoiding Sin
- Evil Desires
- Evil Passions
- Fruits Of Sin
- Living Not For The Material
- Participation, In Sin
- Reaping What You Sow
- Self Discipline
- Self Indulgence
- Sin Produces Death
- Sin, Causes Of
- Sin, Universality Of
- Sins Of The Flesh
- Social duties
- Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In