The Sin Nature
Most Relevant Verses
That you put off concerning the former way of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that we should no longer serve sin.
For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Lie not one to another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his deeds;
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strife, jealousy, wrath, selfishness, divisions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they 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 desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
Therefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have 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 you, You must be born again.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive 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 can know it?
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
And death and hades 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.