For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit,
and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature.
They are in conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want.
noun: sin; plural noun: sins
- 1.an immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law."a sin in the eyes of God"
synonyms: immoral act, wrong, wrongdoing, act of evil/wickedness, transgression, crime, offense, misdeed, misdemeanor; More
"a sin in the eyes of God"
verb: sin; 3rd person present: sins; past tense: sinned; past participle: sinned; gerund or present participle: sinning
- 1.commit a sin."I sinned and brought shame down on us"
- offend against (God, a person, or a principle).
- No matter how you put it, the farther you are from sin the closer you are to God.