46 Bible Verses about Passion
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And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
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.
But if they cannot have self-control, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Then when lust has conceived, it brings forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, brings forth death.
That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sensibly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Elijah was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth for three years and six months.
From where come wars and fightings among you? come they not from here, even of your lusts that 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 every one of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor;
You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it upon your lusts.
And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is shameful, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was fitting.
To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.
And saying, Sirs, why do you these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that you should turn from these vanities unto the living God, who made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them:
For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm: for love is as strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: its flames are flames of fire, a most vehement flame.
Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
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.
For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloak.
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him, that I am sick with love.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that you stir not up, nor awake my love, until it pleases.
Woe unto him that gives his neighbor drink, that presses your wineskin to him, and makes him drunk also, that you may look on his 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