Bible Verses and Quotes: Sin and Tempation

As Christians, we recognize that we struggle with sin every day. The quotations here help us to understand and cope with sin and temptation.

Showing 1 through 13 of 13 quotations in this category.

"But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God-- having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them."
-2 Timothy 3:1-5

"There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers."
-Proverbs 6:16-19

"People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs."
-1 Timothy 6:9-10

"Who can say, 'I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin'?"
-Proverbs 20:9

"A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor."
-Proverbs 29:23

"Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion."
-Proverbs 11:22

"There is not a righteous man on earth who does what is right and never sins."
-Ecclesiastes 7:20

"Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak."
-Matthew 26:41

"Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God."
-1 Corinthians 6:9-10

"Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall."
-Proverbs 16:18

"If anyone teaches false doctrines and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, he is conceited and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions and constant friction between men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain."
-1 Timothy 6:3-5

"For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil; but in the end she is bitter as gall, sharp as a double-edged sword."
-Proverbs 5:3-4

"Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? "
-Proverbs 27:4

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