What Does the Bible Say About Sin? (100 Verses)

Learn what the Bible says about Sin. These are the 100 most relevant Bible verses and passages about Sin.
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  1. 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 - "Do you not know that the..."
  2. 1 John 1:9 - "If we confess our sins, he..."
  3. Colossians 3:5 - "Put to death therefore what is..."
  4. Romans 6:15 - "What then? Are we to sin..."
  5. Matthew 18:15 - ""If your brother sins against you,..."
  6. Romans 3:23-24 - "for all have sinned and fall..."
  7. Psalm 119:133 - "Keep steady my steps according to..."
  8. James 4:4 - "You adulterous people! Do you not..."
  9. Matthew 7:3 - "Why do you see the speck..."
  10. Proverbs 10:9 - "Whoever walks in integrity walks securely,..."
  11. 1 Peter 4:8 - "Above all, keep loving one another..."
  12. Psalm 51:1-2 - "Have mercy on me, O God,..."
  13. Galatians 6:1 - "Brothers, if anyone is caught in..."
  14. Ephesians 5:11-12 - "Take no part in the unfruitful..."
  15. James 4:8 - "Draw near to God, and he..."
  16. 1 John 1:6 - "If we say we have fellowship..."
  17. 1 Peter 2:24 - "He himself bore our sins in..."
  18. Luke 6:45 - "The good person out of the..."
  19. Ephesians 5:3 - "But sexual immorality and all impurity..."
  20. James 3:10 - "From the same mouth come blessing..."
  21. Romans 3:20 - "For by works of the law..."
  22. Matthew 6:14 - "For if you forgive others their..."
  23. Hebrews 9:28 - "so Christ, having been offered once..."
  24. Psalm 25:6-7 - "Remember your mercy, O LORD, and..."
  25. Proverbs 28:13 - "Whoever conceals his transgressions will not..."
  26. Psalm 1:1 - "Blessed is the man who walks..."
  27. Mark 7:20-23 - "And he said, "What comes out..."
  28. Romans 8:8 - "Those who are in the flesh..."
  29. Galatians 6:8 - "For the one who sows to..."
  30. Ephesians 4:26-27 - "Be angry and do not sin;..."
  31. 1 John 2:15 - "Do not love the world or..."
  32. 1 Corinthians 15:56 - "The sting of death is sin,..."
  33. Acts 3:19 - "Repent therefore, and turn again, that..."
  34. John 8:34 - "Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I..."
  35. Romans 6:23 - "For the wages of sin is..."
  36. Proverbs 10:19 - "When words are many, transgression is..."
  37. Isaiah 1:16 - "Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove..."
  38. Romans 6:1-2 - "What shall we say then? Are..."
  39. Galatians 5:16 - "But I say, walk by the..."
  40. James 5:14-15 - "Is anyone among you sick? Let..."
  41. Isaiah 53:5 - "But he was wounded for our..."
  42. 2 Corinthians 5:21 - "For our sake he made him..."
  43. Micah 7:18 - "Who is a God like you,..."
  44. James 3:16 - "For where jealousy and selfish ambition..."
  45. Romans 6:13 - "Do not present your members to..."
  46. Romans 6:14 - "For sin will have no dominion..."
  47. 1 John 2:2 - "He is the propitiation for our..."
  48. Luke 12:3 - "Therefore whatever you have said in..."
  49. 2 Corinthians 5:19 - "that is, in Christ God was..."
  50. Proverbs 11:18 - "The wicked earns deceptive wages, but..."
  51. James 4:2 - "You desire and do not have,..."
  52. Galatians 3:22 - "But the Scripture imprisoned everything under..."
  53. Ephesians 1:7 - "In him we have redemption through..."
  54. Proverbs 14:12 - "There is a way that seems..."
  55. Ezekiel 18:30b - ""Therefore I will judge you, O..."
  56. 1 John 4:10 - "In this is love, not that..."
  57. Psalm 32:5 - "I acknowledged my sin to you,..."
  58. Romans 2:12 - "For all who have sinned without..."
  59. Matthew 5:13 - ""You are the salt of the..."
  60. Proverbs 14:34 - "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin..."
  61. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 - "For I delivered to you as..."
  62. Matthew 18:21-22 - "Then Peter came up and said..."
  63. Daniel 9:5 - "we have sinned and done wrong..."
  64. Acts 22:16 - "And now why do you wait?..."
  65. Mark 11:25 - "And whenever you stand praying, forgive,..."
  66. Proverbs 10:7 - "The memory of the righteous is..."
  67. Hebrews 12:1 - "Therefore, since we are surrounded by..."
  68. Romans 6:5-6 - "For if we have been united..."
  69. Luke 5:32 - "I have not come to call..."
  70. Luke 15:7 - "Just so, I tell you, there..."
  71. Romans 5:7-8 - "For one will scarcely die for..."
  72. Isaiah 44:22 - "I have blotted out your transgressions..."
  73. Psalm 119:11 - "I have stored up your word..."
  74. Proverbs 19:16 - "Whoever keeps the commandment keeps his..."
  75. James 1:27 - "Religion that is pure and undefiled..."
  76. 1 Peter 4:1 - "Since therefore Christ suffered in the..."
  77. 1 John 1:5 - "This is the message we have..."
  78. Leviticus 5:17 - ""If anyone sins, doing any of..."
  79. Hebrews 4:15 - "For we do not have a..."
  80. Hebrews 1:3 - "He is the radiance of the..."
  81. Leviticus 5:5 - "when he realizes his guilt in..."
  82. Ezekiel 36:23 - "And I will vindicate the holiness..."
  83. Romans 5:15 - "But the free gift is not..."
  84. Psalm 103:12 - "as far as the east is..."
  85. Romans 6:22 - "But now that you have been..."
  86. Proverbs 10:29 - "The way of the LORD is..."
  87. Psalm 79:9 - "Help us, O God of our..."
  88. Romans 7:7 - "What then shall we say? That..."
  89. Psalm 37:16-17 - "Better is the little that the..."
  90. Ezekiel 18:21 - ""But if a wicked person turns..."
  91. Psalm 84:10 - "For a day in your courts..."
  92. Psalm 32:3 - "For when I kept silent, my..."
  93. Titus 2:14 - "who gave himself for us to..."
  94. Matthew 5:29 - "If your right eye causes you..."
  95. Psalm 32:1 - "Blessed is the one whose transgression..."
  96. Daniel 2:22 - "he reveals deep and hidden things;..."
  97. 1 John 3:4 - "Everyone who makes a practice of..."
  98. 1 Corinthians 15:34 - "Wake up from your drunken stupor,..."
  99. Psalm 34:16 - "The face of the LORD is..."
  100. Romans 5:21 - "so that, as sin reigned in..."

1. 1 Corinthians 6:9-10

9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

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2. 1 John 1:9

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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3. Colossians 3:5

5 Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

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4. Romans 6:15

15 What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means!

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5. Matthew 18:15

15 "If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

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6. Romans 3:23-24

23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

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7. Psalm 119:133

133 Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me.

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8. James 4:4

4 You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

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9. Matthew 7:3

3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

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10. Proverbs 10:9

9 Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.

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11. 1 Peter 4:8

8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

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12. Psalm 51:1-2

1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!

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13. Galatians 6:1

1 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.

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14. Ephesians 5:11-12

11 Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret.

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15. James 4:8

8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

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16. 1 John 1:6

6 If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.

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17. 1 Peter 2:24

24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

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18. Luke 6:45

45 The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

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19. Ephesians 5:3

3 But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.

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20. James 3:10

10 From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

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21. Romans 3:20

20 For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.

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22. Matthew 6:14

14 For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,

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23. Hebrews 9:28

28 so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

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24. Psalm 25:6-7

6 Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old. 7 Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of your goodness, O LORD!

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25. Proverbs 28:13

13 Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.

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26. Psalm 1:1

1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;

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27. Mark 7:20-23

20 And he said, "What comes out of a person is what defiles him. 21 For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, 22 coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. 23 All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person."

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28. Romans 8:8

8 Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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29. Galatians 6:8

8 For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

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30. Ephesians 4:26-27

26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and give no opportunity to the devil.

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31. 1 John 2:15

15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

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32. 1 Corinthians 15:56

56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

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33. Acts 3:19

19 Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out,

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34. John 8:34

34 Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin.

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35. Romans 6:23

23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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36. Proverbs 10:19

19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

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37. Isaiah 1:16

16 Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil,

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38. Romans 6:1-2

1 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?

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39. Galatians 5:16

16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

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40. James 5:14-15

14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

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41. Isaiah 53:5

5 But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

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42. 2 Corinthians 5:21

21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

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43. Micah 7:18

18 Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love.

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44. James 3:16

16 For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.

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45. Romans 6:13

13 Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

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46. Romans 6:14

14 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

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47. 1 John 2:2

2 He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

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48. Luke 12:3

3 Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops.

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49. 2 Corinthians 5:19

19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.

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50. Proverbs 11:18

18 The wicked earns deceptive wages, but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.

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51. James 4:2

2 You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

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52. Galatians 3:22

22 But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

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53. Ephesians 1:7

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

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54. Proverbs 14:12

12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

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55. Ezekiel 18:30b

30 "Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, declares the Lord GOD. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin.

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56. 1 John 4:10

10 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

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57. Psalm 32:5

5 I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD," and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

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58. Romans 2:12

12 For all who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law.

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59. Matthew 5:13

13 "You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

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60. Proverbs 14:34

34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.

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61. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures,

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62. Matthew 18:21-22

21 Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?" 22 Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.

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63. Daniel 9:5

5 we have sinned and done wrong and acted wickedly and rebelled, turning aside from your commandments and rules.

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64. Acts 22:16

16 And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.'

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65. Mark 11:25

25 And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses."

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66. Proverbs 10:7

7 The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

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67. Hebrews 12:1

1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

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68. Romans 6:5-6

5 For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. 6 We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

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69. Luke 5:32

32 I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance."

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70. Luke 15:7

7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

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71. Romans 5:7-8

7 For one will scarcely die for a righteous person--though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die-- 8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

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72. Isaiah 44:22

22 I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you.

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73. Psalm 119:11

11 I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

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74. Proverbs 19:16

16 Whoever keeps the commandment keeps his life; he who despises his ways will die.

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75. James 1:27

27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

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76. 1 Peter 4:1

1 Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

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77. 1 John 1:5

5 This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

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78. Leviticus 5:17

17 "If anyone sins, doing any of the things that by the LORD's commandments ought not to be done, though he did not know it, then realizes his guilt, he shall bear his iniquity.

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79. Hebrews 4:15

15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

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80. Hebrews 1:3

3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

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81. Leviticus 5:5

5 when he realizes his guilt in any of these and confesses the sin he has committed,

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82. Ezekiel 36:23

23 And I will vindicate the holiness of my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, and which you have profaned among them. And the nations will know that I am the LORD, declares the Lord GOD, when through you I vindicate my holiness before their eyes.

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83. Romans 5:15

15 But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if many died through one man's trespass, much more have the grace of God and the free gift by the grace of that one man Jesus Christ abounded for many.

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84. Psalm 103:12

12 as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

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85. Romans 6:22

22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.

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86. Proverbs 10:29

29 The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the blameless, but destruction to evildoers.

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87. Psalm 79:9

9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name's sake!

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88. Romans 7:7

7 What then shall we say? That the law is sin? By no means! Yet if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, "You shall not covet."

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89. Psalm 37:16-17

16 Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked. 17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.

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90. Ezekiel 18:21

21 "But if a wicked person turns away from all his sins that he has committed and keeps all my statutes and does what is just and right, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

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91. Psalm 84:10

10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

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92. Psalm 32:3

3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.

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93. Titus 2:14

14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.

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94. Matthew 5:29

29 If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.

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95. Psalm 32:1

1 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

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96. Daniel 2:22

22 he reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him.

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97. 1 John 3:4

4 Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

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98. 1 Corinthians 15:34

34 Wake up from your drunken stupor, as is right, and do not go on sinning. For some have no knowledge of God. I say this to your shame.

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99. Psalm 34:16

16 The face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.

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100. Romans 5:21

21 so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 119:133
  2. Psalm 51:1-2
  3. Psalm 25:6-7
  4. Psalm 1:1
  5. Psalm 32:5
  6. Psalm 119:11
  7. Psalm 103:12
  8. Psalm 79:9
  9. Psalm 37:16-17
  10. Psalm 84:10
  11. Psalm 32:1
  12. Psalm 32:3
  13. Psalm 34:16
  14. Leviticus 5:5
  15. Leviticus 5:17
  16. Proverbs 10:7
  17. Proverbs 10:9
  18. Proverbs 10:19
  19. Proverbs 10:29
  20. Proverbs 11:18
  21. Proverbs 14:12
  22. Proverbs 14:34
  23. Proverbs 19:16
  24. Proverbs 28:13
  25. Isaiah 1:16
  26. Isaiah 44:22
  27. Isaiah 53:5
  28. Ezekiel 18:30b
  29. Ezekiel 18:21
  30. Ezekiel 36:23
  31. Daniel 2:22
  32. Daniel 9:5
  33. Micah 7:18
  34. Matthew 5:13
  35. Matthew 5:29
  36. Matthew 6:14
  37. Matthew 7:3
  38. Matthew 18:15
  39. Matthew 18:21-22
  40. Mark 7:20-23
  41. Mark 11:25
  42. Luke 5:32
  43. Luke 6:45
  44. Luke 12:3
  45. Luke 15:7
  46. 1 John 1:6
  47. 1 John 1:9
  48. 1 John 2:2
  49. 1 John 2:15
  50. John 8:34
  51. 1 John 4:10
  52. 1 John 1:5
  53. 1 John 3:4
  54. Acts 3:19
  55. Acts 22:16
  56. Romans 2:12
  57. Romans 3:23-24
  58. Romans 3:20
  59. Romans 5:7-8
  60. Romans 5:15
  61. Romans 5:21
  62. Romans 6:13
  63. Romans 6:15
  64. Romans 6:23
  65. Romans 6:1-2
  66. Romans 6:14
  67. Romans 6:5-6
  68. Romans 6:22
  69. Romans 7:7
  70. Romans 8:8
  71. 1 Corinthians 6:9-10
  72. 1 Corinthians 15:56
  73. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
  74. 1 Corinthians 15:34
  75. 2 Corinthians 5:19
  76. 2 Corinthians 5:21
  77. Galatians 3:22
  78. Galatians 5:16
  79. Galatians 6:1
  80. Galatians 6:8
  81. Ephesians 1:7
  82. Ephesians 4:26-27
  83. Ephesians 5:11-12
  84. Ephesians 5:3
  85. Colossians 3:5
  86. Titus 2:14
  87. Hebrews 1:3
  88. Hebrews 4:15
  89. Hebrews 9:28
  90. Hebrews 12:1
  91. James 1:27
  92. James 3:10
  93. James 3:16
  94. James 4:2
  95. James 4:4
  96. James 4:8
  97. James 5:14-15
  98. 1 Peter 2:24
  99. 1 Peter 4:1
  100. 1 Peter 4:8

Psalm 119:133

133 Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me.

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Psalm 51:1-2

1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!

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Psalm 25:6-7

6 Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old. 7 Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of your goodness, O LORD!

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Psalm 1:1

1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;

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Psalm 32:5

5 I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD," and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

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Psalm 119:11

11 I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

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Psalm 103:12

12 as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

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Psalm 79:9

9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name's sake!

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Psalm 37:16-17

16 Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked. 17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.

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Psalm 84:10

10 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

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Psalm 32:1

1 Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

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Psalm 32:3

3 For when I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.

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Psalm 34:16

16 The face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.

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Leviticus 5:5

5 when he realizes his guilt in any of these and confesses the sin he has committed,

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Leviticus 5:17

17 "If anyone sins, doing any of the things that by the LORD's commandments ought not to be done, though he did not know it, then realizes his guilt, he shall bear his iniquity.

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Proverbs 10:7

7 The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

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Proverbs 10:9

9 Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.

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Proverbs 10:19

19 When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

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Proverbs 10:29

29 The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the blameless, but destruction to evildoers.

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Proverbs 11:18

18 The wicked earns deceptive wages, but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.

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Proverbs 14:12

12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

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Proverbs 14:34

34 Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.

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Proverbs 19:16

16 Whoever keeps the commandment keeps his life; he who despises his ways will die.

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Proverbs 28:13

13 Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.

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Isaiah 1:16

16 Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil,

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Isaiah 44:22

22 I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you.

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Isaiah 53:5

5 But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

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Ezekiel 18:30b

30 "Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, declares the Lord GOD. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin.

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Ezekiel 18:21

21 "But if a wicked person turns away from all his sins that he has committed and keeps all my statutes and does what is just and right, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

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Ezekiel 36:23

23 And I will vindicate the holiness of my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, and which you have profaned among them. And the nations will know that I am the LORD, declares the Lord GOD, when through you I vindicate my holiness before their eyes.

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Daniel 2:22

22 he reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him.

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Daniel 9:5

5 we have sinned and done wrong and acted wickedly and rebelled, turning aside from your commandments and rules.

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Micah 7:18

18 Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love.

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Matthew 5:13

13 "You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

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Matthew 5:29

29 If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell.

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Matthew 6:14

14 For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,

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Matthew 7:3

3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

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Matthew 18:15

15 "If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

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Matthew 18:21-22

21 Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?" 22 Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.

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Mark 7:20-23

20 And he said, "What comes out of a person is what defiles him. 21 For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, 22 coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. 23 All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person."

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Mark 11:25

25 And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses."

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Luke 5:32

32 I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance."

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Luke 6:45

45 The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

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Luke 12:3

3 Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops.

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Luke 15:7

7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

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1 John 1:6

6 If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.

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1 John 1:9

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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1 John 2:2

2 He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

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1 John 2:15

15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

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John 8:34

34 Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin.

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1 John 4:10

10 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

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1 John 1:5

5 This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

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1 John 3:4

4 Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

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Acts 3:19

19 Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out,

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Acts 22:16

16 And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.'

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Romans 2:12

12 For all who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law.

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Romans 3:23-24

23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

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Romans 3:20

20 For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.

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Romans 5:7-8

7 For one will scarcely die for a righteous person--though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die-- 8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

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Romans 5:15

15 But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if many died through one man's trespass, much more have the grace of God and the free gift by the grace of that one man Jesus Christ abounded for many.

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Romans 5:21

21 so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Romans 6:13

13 Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

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Romans 6:15

15 What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means!

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Romans 6:23

23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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Romans 6:1-2

1 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?

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Romans 6:14

14 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

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Romans 6:5-6

5 For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. 6 We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

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Romans 6:22

22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.

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Romans 7:7

7 What then shall we say? That the law is sin? By no means! Yet if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, "You shall not covet."

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Romans 8:8

8 Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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1 Corinthians 6:9-10

9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, 10 nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

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1 Corinthians 15:56

56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

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1 Corinthians 15:3-4

3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures,

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1 Corinthians 15:34

34 Wake up from your drunken stupor, as is right, and do not go on sinning. For some have no knowledge of God. I say this to your shame.

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2 Corinthians 5:19

19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.

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2 Corinthians 5:21

21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

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Galatians 3:22

22 But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

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Galatians 5:16

16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

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Galatians 6:1

1 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.

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Galatians 6:8

8 For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

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Ephesians 1:7

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

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Ephesians 4:26-27

26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and give no opportunity to the devil.

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Ephesians 5:11-12

11 Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret.

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Ephesians 5:3

3 But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.

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Colossians 3:5

5 Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

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Titus 2:14

14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.

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Hebrews 1:3

3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

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Hebrews 4:15

15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

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Hebrews 9:28

28 so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

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Hebrews 12:1

1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

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James 1:27

27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

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James 3:10

10 From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

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James 3:16

16 For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.

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James 4:2

2 You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

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James 4:4

4 You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

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James 4:8

8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

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James 5:14-15

14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

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1 Peter 2:24

24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

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1 Peter 4:1

1 Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

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1 Peter 4:8

8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

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