He covers greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and spares not.
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
As the hart pants after the water brooks, so pants my soul after you, O God.
Watch and pray, that all of you enter not into temptation: the spirit (o. pneuma) indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:
Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these all of you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Yea, in the way of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you; the desire of our soul is to your name, and to the remembrance of you.
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, (o. pneuma) and all of you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
All of you lust, and have not: all of you kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: all of you fight and war, yet all of you have not, because all of you ask not.
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, You shall not covet.
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
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 of the Father, but is of the world.
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man:
Will you set yours eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
For, brethren, all of you have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love (o. agape) serve one another.
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God abides for ever.
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, all of you which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit (o. pneuma) of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that all of you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that all of you may be able to bear it.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: