For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.
– Matthew 15:19
For from within, out of men’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils come from inside and make a man ‘unclean.'”
– Mark 7:21-23
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned–for before the law was given, sin was in the world. But sin is not taken into account when there is no law.
– Romans 5:12-13
For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin —
– Romans 6:6
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires.
– Romans 6:12
I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.
– Romans 7:18
So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me.
– Romans 7:21
but I see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within my members.
– Romans 7:23
What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death?
– Romans 7:24
Thanks be to God–through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God’s law, but in the sinful nature a slave to the law of sin.
– Romans 7:25
because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.
– Romans 8:2
For what the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in sinful man,
– Romans 8:3
in order that the righteous requirements of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit.
– Romans 8:4
Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.
– Romans 8:5
The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace;
– Romans 8:6
Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation–but it is not to the sinful nature, to live according to it.
– Romans 8:12
For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live,
– Romans 8:13
Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature.
– Romans 13:14
So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.
– Galatians 5:16
For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature. They are in conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want.
– Galatians 5:17
The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery;
– Galatians 5:19
Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires.
– Galatians 5:24
The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
– Galatians 6:8
All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature objects of wrath.
– Ephesians 2:3
You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;
– Ephesians 4:22
Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior.
– Colossians 1:21
In him you were also circumcised, in the putting off of the sinful nature, not with a circumcision done by the hands of men but with the circumcision done by Christ,
– Colossians 2:11
Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
– Colossians 3:5
At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.
– Titus 3:3
but each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed.
– James 1:14
Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.
– James 1:15
For everything in the world–the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does–comes not from the Father but from the world.
– 1 John 2:16