Sin, Causes Of
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Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Indeed, has God said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?"
But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.
And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
For this reason, when I could endure it no longer, I also sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter might have tempted you, and our labor would be in vain.
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness.
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led around by the Spirit in the wilderness
'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.]'
"You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil has sinned from the beginning The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment;
Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--
Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?
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.
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;
instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?
"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.
"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.
Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
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.
For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.
For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.
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.
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,
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.
Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.
"How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the earth, You who have weakened the nations!
"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--
and do not go on presenting the members of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.
"If your right eye makes you stumble, tear it out and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of your body, than for your whole body to be thrown into hell.
"If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for you to enter life crippled or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be cast into the eternal fire.
"If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,
Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."
Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,
"Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe to stumble, it would be better for him if, with a heavy millstone hung around his neck, he had been cast into the sea.
but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.
He said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!
But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.
- Causes (167 instances)
- Evil Desires
- Heart, Fallen And Redeemed
- Human Nature
- Mind, The Human
- Origins Of Sin
- Participation, In Sin
- Satan, As Deceiver
- Satan, As Tempter
- Satan, Resistance To
- Sin Produces Death
- Sin, Avoidance Of
- Sin, Universality Of