More statements from the New Testament concerning man. Wisdom that can rival the Old Testament Book of Proverbs.
John 6:28-29 Then they asked him, “What must we do to do the works God requires?”29Jesus answered, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.”
John 7:24 Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.”
John 8:34 Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.
Acts 1:7 He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.
Acts 5:38-39 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. 39But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God.”
Romans 4:8 Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him.”
Romans 6:7 because anyone who has died has been freed from sin.
Romans 6:16 Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone to obey him as slaves, you are slaves to the one whom you obey–whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?
Romans 8:6 The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace;
Romans 8:9 You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.
1 Cor. 10:12 So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!
1 Cor. 14:32 The spirits of prophets are subject to the control of prophets.
1 Cor. 15:26 The last enemy to be destroyed is death.
2 Cor. 7:10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.
2 Cor. 10:17-18 But, “Let him who boasts boast in the Lord.” 18For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.