46 Bible Verses about Passion
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Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.
But if they do not have self-control, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,
instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,
A tranquil heart is life to the body,
But passion is rottenness to the bones.
Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?
who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
that each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,
You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.
and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.
To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God.
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
And another angel, a second one, followed, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the passion of her immorality.”
and saying, “Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
“Put me like a seal over your heart,
Like a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong as death,
Jealousy is as severe as Sheol;
Its flashes are flashes of fire,
The very flame of the Lord.
Who can stand before His indignation?
Who can endure the burning of His anger?
His wrath is poured out like fire
And the rocks are broken up by Him.
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.
He put on righteousness like a breastplate,
And a helmet of salvation on His head;
And He put on garments of vengeance for clothing
And wrapped Himself with zeal as a mantle.
“I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem,
If you find my beloved,
As to what you will tell him:
For I am lovesick.”
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority.Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,
“I want you to swear, O daughters of Jerusalem,
Do not arouse or awaken my love
Until she pleases.”
“Woe to you who make your neighbors drink,
Who mix in your venom even to make them drunk
So as to look on their nakedness!
Topics on Passion
- Death To Self
- Evil Desires
- Evil Passions
- Flesh As The Sinful Nature
- Love, In Relationships
- Same Sex Marriage
- Self Discipline
- Self Indulgence
- Sin Produces Death
- Sin, Avoidance Of