j And you were k dead in the trespasses and sins
l in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following m the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in n the sons of disobedience -
among whom we all once lived in o the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and p were by nature q children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.
But God, being r rich in mercy, s because of the great love with which he loved us,
even t when we were dead in our trespasses, u made us alive together with Christ - v by grace you have been saved -
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses.
And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds.
Even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ - by grace you have been saved -
They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.' And they began to celebrate.
Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that yo...
To put off your old self, which belongs to your...
For at one time you were darkness, but now you ...
In these you too once walked, when you were liv...
For just as you were at one time disobedient to...
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you. But you were washed,...
For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
They have as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit. His name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek he is called Apollyon.
Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned -
2 Peter 2:14
They have eyes full of adultery, insatiable for sin. They entice unsteady souls. They have hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!
So that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit.
Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins
For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.
Colossians 2:12 - 13
Having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.
Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.
Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.
But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.