Worldly Pleasures, Nature Of
Most Relevant Verses
Now the works of the flesh (sinful human nature) are apparent. They are: fornication, uncleanness, loose conduct,
They sing to the tambourine and the lyre, and rejoice to the sound of the pipe. They spend their days in prosperity, and in peace they go down to the grave.
He chose to share the bad treatment with the people of God, rather than enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season.
The seeds that fell among the thorns are people who hear the word and go their own way. They are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and do not produce fruit.
After he worked on the gold with a tool, he made it into a statue of a calf. Then they said: Israel, this is your god, who brought you out of Egypt.
Do not be idolaters like some of them. It is written: The people sat down to eat and drink, and stood up to play.
The Philistine kings met together to offer a great sacrifice to their god Dagon. They rejoiced and said: Our god gave us victory over our enemy Samson! They praised their god and said: Call Samson, and make him entertain us! They brought Samson out of the prison and they made him entertain them. They forced him to stand between the columns. When the people saw him, they sang praise to their god: Our god gave us victory over our enemy, who devastated our land and killed so many of us!