85 – Ninth and Tenth Commandments
NINTH AND TENTH COMMANDMENTS
§ 85. The Law condemns all men even because of the evil inclinations and moral impurities of their hearts.
Exodus 20:17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s.
Deuteronomy 5:21 Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbor’s wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbor’s house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or anything that is thy neighbor’s.
Romans 7:14, 18 For we know that the Law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. (18) For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing.
Romans 8:7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the Law of God, neither indeed can be.
Romans 13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
James 1:14–15 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
Isaiah 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags.
Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with Thy servant: for in Thy sight shall no man living be justified.
Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.
Ephesians 2:3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
Job 14:4 Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.
Genesis 8:21 For the imagination of man’s heart is evil from his youth.