27 Bible Verses about The Sin Nature
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You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires,
We know that our old man was crucified with him so that the body of sin would no longer dominate us, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.
For those who live according to the flesh have their outlook shaped by the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit have their outlook shaped by the things of the Spirit.
Do not lie to one another since you have put off the old man with its practices
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, depravity, idolatry, sorcery, hostilities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish rivalries, dissensions, factions, envying, murder, drunkenness, carousing, and similar things. I am warning you, as I had warned you before: Those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God!
Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.
When Adam had lived 130 years he fathered a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and he named him Seth.
So then, just as sin entered the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all people because all sinned --
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not be amazed that I said to you, 'You must all be born from above.'
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
because the outlook of the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to the law of God, nor is it able to do so. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Look, I was guilty of sin from birth, a sinner the moment my mother conceived me.
The wicked turn aside from birth; liars go astray as soon as they are born.
For there is not one truly righteous person on the earth who continually does good and never sins.
The human mind is more deceitful than anything else. It is incurably bad. Who can understand it?
We are all like one who is unclean, all our so-called righteous acts are like a menstrual rag in your sight. We all wither like a leaf; our sins carry us away like the wind.
If we say we do not bear the guilt of sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.
Is there anyone among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you then, although you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
For whenever the Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature the things required by the law, these who do not have the law are a law to themselves. They show that the work of the law is written in their hearts, as their conscience bears witness and their conflicting thoughts accuse or else defend them,
For I don't understand what I am doing. For I do not do what I want -- instead, I do what I hate.
Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer me doing it but sin that lives in me.
But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
And although you were dead in your transgressions and sins,
For the outlook of the flesh is death, but the outlook of the Spirit is life and peace, because the outlook of the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to the law of God, nor is it able to do so.
The unbeliever does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him. And he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.
Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death -- the lake of fire. If anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, that person was thrown into the lake of fire.