What Does the Bible Say About Slaves to Sin? (8 Verses)

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  1. John 8:34 - "Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I..."
  2. 2 Peter 2:19 - "They promise them freedom, but they..."
  3. Titus 3:3 - "For we ourselves were once foolish,..."
  4. Galatians 4:8-9 - "Formerly, when you did not know..."
  5. Romans 6:16, 17, 19, 20 - "<p> 6 We..."
  6. Romans 7:14 - "For we know that the law..."
  7. 2 Timothy 2:25-26 - "God may perhaps grant them repentance..."
  8. Isaiah 42:6-7 - "“I am the Lord; I have..."

1. John 8:34

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

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2. 2 Peter 2:19

They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.

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3. Titus 3:3

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.

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4. Galatians 4:8-9

8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. 9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?

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5. Romans 6:16, 17, 19, 20

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.

16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

17 But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

19 I am speaking in human terms, because of your natural limitations. For just as you once presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness leading to sanctification.

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.

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6. Romans 7:14

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin.

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7. 2 Timothy 2:25-26

God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.

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8. Isaiah 42:6-7

6 “I am the Lord; I have called you in righteousness;
I will take you by the hand and keep you;
I will give you as a covenant for the people,
a light for the nations,
7 to open the eyes that are blind,
to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon,
from the prison those who sit in darkness.

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Table of Contents

  1. Isaiah 42:6-7
  2. John 8:34
  3. Romans 6:16, 17, 19, 20
  4. Romans 7:14
  5. Galatians 4:8-9
  6. 2 Timothy 2:25-26
  7. Titus 3:3
  8. 2 Peter 2:19

Isaiah 42:6-7

6 “I am the Lord; I have called you in righteousness;
I will take you by the hand and keep you;
I will give you as a covenant for the people,
a light for the nations,
7 to open the eyes that are blind,
to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon,
from the prison those who sit in darkness.

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John 8:34

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

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Romans 6:16, 17, 19, 20

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.

16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

17 But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

19 I am speaking in human terms, because of your natural limitations. For just as you once presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness leading to sanctification.

20 For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.

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Romans 7:14

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin.

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Galatians 4:8-9

8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. 9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?

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2 Timothy 2:25-26

God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.

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Titus 3:3

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.

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2 Peter 2:19

They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.

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