New Living Translation
Instead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. And don't let yourself think about ways to indulge your evil desires.
King James Bible
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Darby Bible Translation
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.
World English Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, for its lusts.
Young's Literal Translation
but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and for the flesh take no forethought -- for desires.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ - Herein is contained the whole of our salvation. It is a strong and beautiful expression for the most intimate union with him, and being clothed with all the graces which were in him. The apostle does not say, Put on purity and sobriety, peacefulness and benevolence; but he says all this and a thousand times more at once, in saying, Put on Christ. And make not provision - To raise foolish desires, or, when they are raised already, to satisfy them.
Library1 Peter iv. 8
And above all things have fervent Charity among your selves: for Charity shall cover the multitude of Sins. THE Design which I am now prosecuting, obligeth me to take notice of such Passages of Scripture as any professed Christians may, on any Account, be apt to interpret to a very bad Purpose: that is, to the giving themselves Encouragement to hope for God's future Mercy; for the Sake of his Son: even whilst they continue in the habitual Practice of known Sins. And the Words which I have now read …
Benjamin Hoadly—Several Discourses Concerning the Terms of Acceptance with God
The Beauty and Excellency of this World Consists, not Only in the Perfection and Comeliness...
Twenty-Seven Articles Respecting the Reformation of the Christian Estate.
The North African Church under the Vandals.
Everything I did was honest. Righteousness covered me like a robe, and I wore justice like a turban.
And all who have been united with Christ in baptism have put on Christ, like putting on new clothes.
So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won't be doing what your sinful nature craves.
Put on your new nature, created to be like God--truly righteous and holy.
These rules may seem wise because they require strong devotion, pious self-denial, and severe bodily discipline. But they provide no help in conquering a person's evil desires.
Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.
Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.
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