People's Inability To Serve God
Most Relevant Verses
And Joshua said to the people, Ye cannot serve Jehovah, for he is a holy God; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions nor your sins.
Thou knowest that David my father could not build a house unto the name of Jehovah his God, because of the wars which were about him on every side, until Jehovah put them under the soles of his feet.
Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, having sent his own Son, in likeness of flesh of sin, and for sin, has condemned sin in the flesh,
Strive with earnestness to enter in through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in and will not be able.
for we being still without strength, in the due time Christ has died for the ungodly.
If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;
No one can come to me except the Father who has sent me draw him, and I will raise him up in the last day.
Abide in me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abide in the vine, thus neither can ye unless ye abide in me.
I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abides in me and I in him, he bears much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.
I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an opened door, which no one can shut, because thou hast a little power, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, good does not dwell: for to will is there with me, but to do right I find not.