'Passions' in the Bible
There the passions of the evil are over, and those whose strength has come to an end have rest.
They prayed and said, “You, Lord, who know all hearts [their thoughts, motives, desires], show us which one of these two You have chosen
And saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein:
But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control [honorable behavior, personal integrity], and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, “Go away for now, and when I find [a convenient] time I will send for you.”
This is why God delivered them over to degrading passions. For even their females exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.
and likewise the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed in their passions for one another. Men committed shameless acts with men and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts and passions.
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions operated through the law in every part of us and bore fruit for death.
But if they do not have [sufficient] self-control, they should marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Among these [unbelievers] we all once lived in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by the sinful self], indulging the desires of human nature [without the Holy Spirit] and [the impulses] of the [sinful] mind. We were, by nature, children [under the sentence] of [God’s] wrath, just like the rest [of mankind].
Who having no more power of feeling, have given themselves up to evil passions, to do all unclean things with overmuch desire.
Being certain of this, that no man who gives way to the passions of the flesh, no unclean person, or one who has desire for the property of others, or who gives worship to images, has any heritage in the kingdom of Christ and God.
In Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, but by the [spiritual] circumcision of Christ in the stripping off of the body of the flesh [the sinful carnal nature],
Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.
But do not accept younger widows on the list, because their passions may lead them away from Christ and they will desire to marry,
Flee from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, of unsubdued passions, savage, having no love for what is good,
For among them are those who worm their way into households and capture idle women burdened down with sins, led along by a variety of passions,
It trains us to renounce ungodly living and worldly passions so that we might live sensible, honest, and godly lives in the present age
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved by various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.
But each one is tempted when he is dragged away, enticed and baited [to commit sin] by his own [worldly] desire (lust, passion).
And the seed whose fruit is righteousness (spiritual maturity) is sown in peace by those who make peace [by actively encouraging goodwill between individuals].
Whence are wars and fightings among you? not thence -- out of your passions, that are as soldiers in your members?
you ask and do not receive because you ask wrongly, so you can spend it on your passions.
Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months.
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by the sanctifying work of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ and to be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace [that special sense of spiritual well-being] be yours in increasing abundance [as you walk closely with God].
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers [in this world] to abstain from the sensual urges [those dishonorable desires] that wage war against the soul.
“He must turn away from wickedness and do what is right.He must search for peace [with God, with self, with others] and pursue it eagerly [actively—not merely desiring it].
that in future you may spend the rest of your earthly lives, governed not by human passions, but by the will of God.
Greet one another with a kiss of love.To all of you who are in Christ, may there be peace.
Grace and peace [that special sense of spiritual well-being] be multiplied to you in the [true, intimate] knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.
especially those who satisfy their flesh by indulging in its passions and who despise authority.
But, above all, remember that, in the last days, men will come who make a mock at everything--men governed only by their own passions,
So, beloved, since you are looking forward to these things, be diligent and make every effort to be found by Him [at His return] spotless and blameless, in peace [that is, inwardly calm with a sense of spiritual well-being and confidence, having lived a life of obedience to Him].
These people are [habitual] murmurers, griping and complaining, following after their own desires [controlled by passion]; they speak arrogantly, [pretending admiration and] flattering people to gain an advantage.
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