I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but he who confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If ye continue in my word, ye are my disciples indeed;
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt hath lost its savour, how shall it be salted? it is then good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot by men.
For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
All things are lawful to me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any. expedient: or, profitable
And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Meekness, self–control: against such there is no law.
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. common…: or, moderate
2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
3 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in licentiousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries:
4 In which they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same flood of dissipation, speaking evil of you:
5 Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the living and the dead.
6 For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.
7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober minded, and watch to prayer.
Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whoever is deceived by it is not wise.
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, hath…: or, to all men, hath appeared
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, but alive to God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in its lusts.
13 Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. instruments: Gr. arms, or, weapons
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say to you, Whoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thy frequent infirmities.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, which ye have from God, and ye are not your own?
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin may be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.