The Sin Nature
Most Relevant Verses
that ye put off everything concerning the old way of life, that is, the old man who corrupts himself according to deceitful desires,
knowing this: that our old man is crucified with him that the body of sin might be destroyed that we should not serve sin any longer.
For those that are according to the flesh know the things that are of the flesh; but those that are according to the Spirit, the things that are of the Spirit.
Lie not one to another, putting off the old man with his deeds
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; which I denounce, as I have also told you in time past that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
Therefore, in the manner which sin entered into the world by one man, and because of sin, death; and so death passed upon all men in the one in whom all sinned.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again from above.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
because the prudence of the flesh is enmity against God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, neither indeed can it. So then, those that are carnal cannot please God.
Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me.
The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked; who shall know it?
But we were all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses as filthy rags; and we all fell as the leaves of a tree; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and there is no truth in us.
Or what man is there of you, whom, if his son asks for bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for fish, will he give him a serpent? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to those that ask him?
for when the Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature that which is of the law, these, not having the law, are a law unto themselves; which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, accusing and also excusing their reasonings one with another)
For the prudence of the flesh is death, but the prudence of the Spirit, life and peace, because the prudence of the flesh is enmity against God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, neither indeed can it.
But the natural man does not perceive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
And Hades and death were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.