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Galatians 5:16-26 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never carry out the desire of the flesh. 16 So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.
17 For the flesh desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh, for these are in opposition to one another, so that whatever you want, you may not do these [things]. 17 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.
18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. 18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.
19 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are sexual immorality, impurity, licentiousness, 19 The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery;
20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, factions, 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions
21 envy, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, [things] which I am telling you [in advance], just as I said before, that the ones who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
23 gentleness, self control. Against such things [there] is no law. 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
24 Now those {who belong to Christ} have crucified the flesh together with its feelings and its desires. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires.
25 If we live by the Spirit, we must also follow the Spirit. 25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.
26 We must not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.