20 Bible Verses On Lust

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Lust! Lust! Lust! Lust in today’s world is like a forest fire. Whatever you see or hear is filled with sexual content. The dance moves, the music videos, the mobile games, the web series, the anime series, etc, are all filled with explicit sexual and lustful content. How can you save yourself, or your spouse or your younger sisters and brothers, or your children from these? The only way out is to make them reflect on the Word of God. The Word of God along with Eucharistic Adoration is surely going to eliminate these vices from the minds of the young and old. Reflect on these 20 Bible verses on lust and encourage others to do the same.

Bible Verses On Lust #1

Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.  1 Corinthians 6:18

Bible Verses On Lust #2

But I tell you that if you look at another woman and want her, you are already unfaithful in your thoughts. Matthew 5:28

Bible Verses On Lust #3

And then he added, ‘It is what comes from inside that defiles you. For from within, out of a person’s heart, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, envy, slander, pride, and foolishness. All these vile things come from within; they are what defile you. Mark 7:20-23

Bible Verses On Lust #4

For everything in the world-the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. 1 John 2:16

Bible Verses On Lust #5

So put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Colossians 3:5

Bible Verses On Lust #6

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality; that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles who do not know God.                                    1 Thessalonians 4:3-5

Bible Verses On Lust #7

Dear friends, I warn you as ‘temporary residents and foreigners to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls.1 Peter 2:11

Bible Verses On Lust #8

Young people can live a clean life by obeying your word. I worship you with all my heart. Don’t let me walk away from your commands. Psalms 119:9-10

Bible Verses On Lust #9

When you follow the desires of your sinful nature, the results are very clear: sexual immorality, impurity, lustful pleasures, idolatry, sorcery, hostility, quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, division, envy, drunkenness, wild parties, and other sins like these. Let me tell you again, as I have before, that anyone living that sort of life will not inherit the Kingdom of God. Galatians 5:19-21

Bible Verses On Lust #10

You say, ‘Food was made for the stomach, and the stomach for food.’ (This is true, though someday God will do away with both of them.) But you can’t say that our bodies were made for sexual immorality. They were made for the Lord, and the Lord cares about our bodies.1 Corinthians 6:13

Bible Verses On Lust #11

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers, God will judge. Hebrews 13:4

Bible Verses On Lust #12

I will not look with approval on anything that is vile. I hate what faithless people do; I will have no part in it. Psalm 101:3

Bible Verses On Lust #13

Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 2 Timothy 2:22

Bible Verses On Lust #14

Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes. Proverbs 6:25

Bible Verses On Lust #15

So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. Galatians 5:16

Bible Verses On Lust #16

The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. Romans 8:6

Bible Verses On Lust #17

but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death. James 1:14-15

Bible Verses On Lust #18

For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death. Romans 7:5

Bible Verses On Lust #19

having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children; forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness; but he received a rebuke for his own transgression, for a mute donkey, speaking with a voice of a man, restrained the madness of the prophet. 2 Peter 2:14-18

Bible Verses On Lust #20

but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.                                  1 Corinthians 9:27

Fighting these vices is surely not an easy task. As you know these are poison spilled into your cup of heavenly graces by the devil. Therefore, to fight the evil one you need the strength of heavenly graces and truly the Word of God. The Word of God can make a way when there seems to be no way! Hallelujah!

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