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2.8 | Bewail your Anger, Love of the World, and Love of the Flesh

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SECTION 2 | Confession | 2.8 | Bewail your Anger, Love of the World, and Love of the Flesh

The breaking out of passion and rash anger.

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We have not had the rule which we ought to have had over our own spirits, which have therefore been like a city broken into and left without walls. Proverbs 25:28(ESV)

We have been quick in our spirits to become angry, and anger has lodged in our bosoms. Ecclesiastes 7:9(ESV) And when our spirits have been made bitter, we have spoken rashly with our lips, Psalm 106:33(ESV) and have been guilty of that clamor and bitterness which should have been put far from us. Ephesians 4:31(ESV)

I have not had the rule which I ought to have had over my own spirit, which has therefore been like a city broken into and left without walls. Proverbs 25:28(ESV)

I have been quick in my spirit to become angry, and anger has lodged in my bosom. Ecclesiastes 7:9(ESV) And when my spirit has been made bitter, I have spoken rashly with my lips, Psalm 106:33(ESV) and have been guilty of that clamor and bitterness which should have been put far from me. Ephesians 4:31(ESV)

We have not had the rule which we ought to have had over our own spirits, which have therefore been as a city that is broken down and has no walls. Proverbs 25:28(KJV)

We have been soon angry, and anger hath rested in our bosoms. Ecclesiastes 7:9(KJV) And when our spirits have been provoked, we have spoken unadvisedly with our lips, Psalm 106:33(KJV) and have been guilty of that clamour and bitterness which should have been put far from us. Ephesians 4:31(KJV)

I have not had the rule which I ought to have had over my own spirit, which has therefore been as a city that is broken down and has no walls. Proverbs 25:28(KJV)

I have been soon angry, and anger hath rested in my bosom. Ecclesiastes 7:9(KJV) And when my spirit has been provoked, I have spoken unadvisedly with my lips, Psalm 106:33(KJV) and have been guilty of that clamour and bitterness which should have been put far from me. Ephesians 4:31(KJV)

We have not had the control which we ought to have had over our spirits, which have therefore been like a city that is broken into and without walls. Proverbs 25:28(NASB)

We have been eager in our heart to be angry, and anger has resided in our bosoms. Ecclesiastes 7:9(NASB) And when our spirits have been rebellious, we have spoken rashly with our lips, Psalm 106:33(NASB) and have been guilty of that clamor and bitterness which should have been put far from us. Ephesians 4:31(NASB)

I have not had the control which I ought to have had over my spirit, which has therefore been like a city that is broken into and without walls. Proverbs 25:28(NASB)

I have been eager in my heart to be angry, and anger has resided in my bosom. Ecclesiastes 7:9(NASB) And when my spirit has been rebellious, I have spoken rashly with my lips, Psalm 106:33(NASB) and have been guilty of that clamor and bitterness which should have been put far from me. Ephesians 4:31(NASB)

We have lacked self-control and have therefore been like a city whose walls are broken down. Proverbs 25:28(NIV)

We have been quickly provoked, and anger has resided in our laps. Ecclesiastes 7:9(NIV) And when our spirits have been provoked, we have spoken rashly with our lips, Psalm 106:33(NIV) and have been guilty of that brawling and bitterness which we should have gotten rid of. Ephesians 4:31(NIV)

I have lacked self-control and have therefore been like a city whose walls are broken down. Proverbs 25:28(NIV)

I have been quickly provoked, and anger has resided in my lap. Ecclesiastes 7:9(NIV) And when my spirit has been provoked, I have spoken rashly with my lips, Psalm 106:33(NIV) and have been guilty of that brawling and bitterness which I should have gotten rid of. Ephesians 4:31(NIV)

My covetousness and love of the world.

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Our life has not been free from love of money, Hebrews 13:5(ESV) nor have we learned in whatever situation we are to be content. Philippians 4:11(ESV)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is the root of all kinds of evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(ESV) that covetousness which is idolatry? Colossians 3:5(ESV)

We have sought great things for ourselves when you have said, “Seek them not.” Jeremiah 45:5(ESV)

My life has not been free from love of money, Hebrews 13:5(ESV) nor have I learned in whatever situation I am to be content. Philippians 4:11(ESV)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is the root of all kinds of evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(ESV) that covetousness which is idolatry? Colossians 3:5(ESV)

I have sought great things for myself when you have said, “Seek them not.” Jeremiah 45:5(ESV)

Our conversation has not been without covetousness, Hebrews 13:5(KJV) nor have we learned in every state to be content with such things as we have. Philippians 4:11(KJV)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is the root of all evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(KJV) that covetousness which is idolatry? Colossians 3:5(KJV)

We have sought great things to ourselves when thou hast said, Seek them not. Jeremiah 45:5(KJV)

My conversation has not been without covetousness, Hebrews 13:5(KJV) nor have I learned in every state to be content with such things as I have. Philippians 4:11(KJV)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is the root of all evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(KJV) that covetousness which is idolatry? Colossians 3:5(KJV)

I have sought great things to myself when thou hast said, Seek them not. Jeremiah 45:5(KJV)

Our character has not been free from the love of money, Hebrews 13:5(NASB) nor have we learned to be content in every circumstance with what we have. Philippians 4:11(NASB)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is a root of all sorts of evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(NASB) that greed which amounts to idolatry? Colossians 3:5(NASB)

We have sought great things for ourselves when You have said, “Do not seek them.” Jeremiah 45:5(NASB)

My character has not been free from the love of money, Hebrews 13:5(NASB) nor have I learned to be content in every circumstance with what I have. Philippians 4:11(NASB)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is a root of all sorts of evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(NASB) that greed which amounts to idolatry? Colossians 3:5(NASB)

I have sought great things for myself when You have said, “Do not seek them.” Jeremiah 45:5(NASB)

Our life has not been free from the love of money, Hebrews 13:5(NIV) nor have we learned to be content, whatever the circumstances, with what we have. Philippians 4:11(NIV)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is a root of all kinds of evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(NIV) that greed which is idolatry? Colossians 3:5(NIV)

We have sought great things for ourselves when you have said, “Seek them not.” Jeremiah 45:5(NIV)

My life has not been free from the love of money, Hebrews 13:5(NIV) nor have I learned to be content, whatever the circumstances, with what I have. Philippians 4:11(NIV)

Who can say that he is clean from that love of money which is a root of all kinds of evil, 1 Timothy 6:10(NIV) that greed which is idolatry? Colossians 3:5(NIV)

I have sought great things for myself when you have said, “Seek them not.” Jeremiah 45:5(NIV)

My sensuality and flesh-pleasing.

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We have set our minds on the things of the flesh more than the things of the Spirit, Romans 8:5(ESV) and have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence, and have fattened our hearts in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(ESV)

We have made provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires, Romans 13:14(ESV) even those passions which wage war against our souls; 1 Peter 2:11(ESV) and in many instances, we have acted as if we had been lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(ESV)

When we eat and when we drink, do we not eat for ourselves and drink for ourselves? Zechariah 7:6(ESV)

I have set my mind on the things of the flesh more than the things of the Spirit, Romans 8:5(ESV) and have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence, and have fattened my heart in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(ESV)

I have made provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires, Romans 13:14(ESV) even those passions which wage war against my soul; 1 Peter 2:11(ESV) and in many instances, I have acted as if I had been a lover of pleasure rather than a lover of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(ESV)

When I eat and when I drink, do I not eat for myself and drink for myself? Zechariah 7:6(ESV)

We have minded the things of the flesh more than the things of the Spirit, Romans 8:5(KJV) and have lived in pleasure in the earth and have been wanton, and have nourished our hearts as in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(KJV)

We have made provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts of it, Romans 13:14(KJV) even those lusts which war against our souls; 1 Peter 2:11(KJV) and in many instances, have acted as if we had been lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(KJV)

When we did eat and when we did drink, did we not eat to ourselves and drink to ourselves? Zechariah 7:6(KJV)

I have minded the things of the flesh more than the things of the Spirit, Romans 8:5(KJV) and have lived in pleasure in the earth and have been wanton, and have nourished my heart as in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(KJV)

I have made provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts of it, Romans 13:14(KJV) even those lusts which war against my soul; 1 Peter 2:11(KJV) and in many instances, have acted as if I had been a lover of pleasure more than a lover of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(KJV)

When I did eat and when I did drink, did I not eat to myself and drink to myself? Zechariah 7:6(KJV)

We have set our minds on the things of the flesh more than the things of the Spirit; Romans 8:5(NASB) we have lived luxuriously on the earth and have led a life of wanton pleasure, and have fattened our hearts in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(NASB)

We have made provision for the flesh in regards to its lusts, Romans 13:14(NASB) even those lusts which wage war against our souls; 1 Peter 2:11(NASB) and in many instances, we have acted as if we had been lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(NASB)

When we did eat and when we did drink, did we not eat for ourselves and drink for ourselves? Zechariah 7:6(NASB)

I have set my mind on the things of the flesh more than the things of the Spirit; Romans 8:5(NASB) I have lived luxuriously on the earth and have led a life of wanton pleasure, and have fattened my heart in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(NASB)

I have made provision for the flesh in regards to its lusts, Romans 13:14(NASB) even those lusts which wage war against my soul; 1 Peter 2:11(NASB) and in many instances, I have acted as if I had been a lover of pleasure more than a lover of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(NASB)

When I did eat and when I did drink, did I not eat for myself and drink for myself? Zechariah 7:6(NASB)

We have set our minds on what the sinful nature desires more than on what the Spirit desires, Romans 8:5(NIV) and have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence, and have fattened ourselves as in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(NIV)

We have thought about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature, Romans 13:14(NIV) even those sinful desires which war against our souls; 1 Peter 2:11(NIV) and in many instances, we have acted as if we had been lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(NIV)

When we were eating and drinking, were we not just feasting for ourselves? Zechariah 7:6(NIV)

I have set my mind on what the sinful nature desires more than on what the Spirit desires, Romans 8:5(NIV) and have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence, and have fattened myself as in a day of slaughter. James 5:5(NIV)

I have thought about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature, Romans 13:14(NIV) even those sinful desires which war against my soul; 1 Peter 2:11(NIV) and in many instances, I have acted as if I had been a lover of pleasure more than a lover of God. 2 Timothy 3:4(NIV)

When I was eating and drinking, was I not just feasting for myself? Zechariah 7:6(NIV)

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