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9 Bible Verses about Flesh As The Sinful Nature
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And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, selfishness, divisions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Among whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.
As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ. For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that you cannot do the things that you would.
For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.read more.
So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. But you are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto 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