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Lust and Licentiousness
Bible study on lust and licentiousness.

Rom. 6:12

Sin does not reign in our mortal bodies; we do not obey it in its lust.

"Lust" is a strong desire. Regarding sin, it is a strong desire to do something sinful.

1 Jn. 2:16

The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life are of the world.

We are victorious over the world through faith in Jesus Christ (1 Jn. 5:4-5).

1 Tim. 6:9

Those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare. They fall into harmful lusts.

Jas. 1:14

We are tempted when we are drawn away by our own desires and enticed.

Mk. 7:20-23

Licentiousness is an evil that comes from within man.

"Licentiousness" is excess, absence of restraint, indecency, and wantonness.

2 Cor. 12:20-21

Licentiousness (i.e., lewdness, sensuality) is a sin mentioned with uncleanness and fornication.

Eph. 4:17-19

When we sin, we have given ourselves over to licentiousness by no longer restraining ourselves.

2 Tim. 3:6-7

Satan leads away gullible women by various lusts.

2 Pet. 2:18

False teachers lead Christians into sin through fleshly lusts.

2 Tim. 2:22

Christians must flee lusts, by pursuing righteousness, faith, love, and peace (cf. Jas. 4:7-10; 1 Pet. 5:8-9).