Sin, Avoidance Of
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Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;
No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God.
So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
and in them you also once walked, when you were living in them.
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
For all His ordinances were before me, And I did not put away His statutes from me.
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led around by the Spirit in the wilderness
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'And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.]'
'And forgive us our sins, For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.'"
"Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,
Seek good and not evil, that you may live; And thus may the LORD God of hosts be with you, Just as you have said!
abstain from every form of evil.
Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin."
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;
'For I am the LORD your God Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.
- Accepting Christ
- Avoiding Evil
- Becoming More Like Christ
- Being Tempted
- Dead To Sin
- Death To Self
- Fruit, Spiritual
- Knowing God's Will
- Morality, And Redemption
- Paul, Teaching Of
- Reverence, And Obedience
- Salvation, Nature Of
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Satan, As Tempter
- Satan, Resistance To
- Self Denial
- Self Discipline
- Self Indulgence
- Sin, Accepting Forgiveness Of
- Sin, Causes Of
- Spiritual Warfare, Armour