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27 Bible Verses about The Sin Nature
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Regarding your former way of life, you were taught to strip off your old nature, which is being ruined by its deceptive desires,
We know that our old natures were crucified with him so that our sin-laden bodies might be rendered powerless and we might no longer be slaves to sin.
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.
Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old nature with its practices
Now the actions of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, promiscuity, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, rivalry, jealously, outbursts of anger, quarrels, conflicts, factions, envy, murder, drunkenness, wild partying, and things like that. I am telling you now, as I have told you in the past, that people who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).
Just as sin entered the world through one man, and death resulted from sin, therefore everyone dies, because everyone has sinned.
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit. Don't be astonished that I told you, "All of you must be born from above.'
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
That is why the mind that focuses on human nature is hostile toward God. It refuses to submit to the authority of God's Law because it is powerless to do so. Indeed, those who are under the control of human nature cannot please God.
Indeed, in iniquity I was brought forth; in sin my mother conceived me.
The wicked go astray from the womb; they go astray, telling lies even from birth.
"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?
All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away.
If we say that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves.
"There isn't a person among you who would give his son a stone if he asked for bread, is there? Or if he asks for a fish, he wouldn't give him a snake, would he? So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who keep on asking him!
For whenever gentiles, who do not possess the Law, do instinctively what the Law requires, they are a law to themselves, even though they do not have the Law. They show that what the Law requires is written in their hearts, a fact to which their own consciences testify, and their thoughts will either accuse or excuse them
To focus our minds on the human nature leads to death, but to focus our minds on the Spirit leads to life and peace. That is why the mind that focuses on human nature is hostile toward God. It refuses to submit to the authority of God's Law because it is powerless to do so.
A person who isn't spiritual doesn't accept the things of God's Spirit, for they are nonsense to him. He can't understand them because they are spiritually evaluated.
Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. (This is the second death the lake of fire.) Anyone whose name was not found written in the Book of Life was thrown into the lake of fire.