30 Bible Verses About No Sin Is Greater Than the Other

1 John 1:8-10 – Confess Your Sins

“If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us.”

Romans 3:23 – All Have Sinned

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”

James 2:10 – Breaking One Law Breaks All

“For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.”

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 – List of Sinful Behavior

“Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.”

Galatians 5:19-21 – Works of the Flesh

“The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 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.”

Matthew 5:28 – Lust as Adultery

“But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

Also Read: 30 Important Bible Verses About Being an Example

Matthew 5:22 – Anger as Murder

“But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.”

Matthew 15:19 – Evil Thoughts

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.”

1 Timothy 1:9-10 – Sinful Behavior

“We also know that the law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for the sexually immoral, for those practicing homosexuality, for slave traders and liars and perjurers—and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine.”

Proverbs 24:9 – Foolishness

“The schemes of folly are sin, and people detest a mocker.”

Proverbs 21:4 – Haughty Eyes

“Haughty eyes and a proud heart—the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.”

Proverbs 6:16-19 – Things the Lord Hates

“There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.”

Mark 7:21-23 – Evil Thoughts and Actions

“For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance, and folly. All these evils come from inside and defile a person.”

Colossians 3:5-6 – Put to Death Inherited Sins

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming.”

Galatians 6:7-8 – Sowing and Reaping

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.”

Colossians 3:8-9 – Get Rid of Anger and Slander

“But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices.”

Titus 3:3 – Formerly Foolish, Disobedient, Deceived

“At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.”

Matthew 7:1-5 – Hypocrisy

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.”

Ephesians 4:31 – Get Rid of All Bitterness, Rage, and Anger

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.”

Matthew 15:19 – False Testimony

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.”

1 Peter 4:3 – Past Wickedness

“For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry.”

Proverbs 28:13 – Confess and Renounce Sins

“Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.”

Psalm 32:5 – Acknowledge and Confess Sin

“Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, ‘I will confess my transgressions to the Lord.’ And you forgave the guilt of my sin.”

1 Peter 2:1 – Rid Yourselves of All Malice and Deceit

“Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.”

Jeremiah 17:9 – Deceitful Heart

“The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?”

Proverbs 28:26 – Trusting Your Own Heart

“Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.”

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Bad Company Corrupts Good Character

“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.”

Proverbs 19:9 – False Witnesses Will Perish

“A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish.”

Proverbs 10:19 – Too Much Talk Leads to Sin

“Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.”

Proverbs 13:3 – Guarding Words Guards Life

“Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.”

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5 – Guard Your Steps

“When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow. It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it.”

Psalm 19:14 – May the Words of My Mouth

“May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.”

James 3:6 – Tongue Sets the Course of Life

“The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.”

Colossians 3:8 – Rid Yourselves of Anger, Rage, Malice, Slander

“But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.”

Proverbs 17:28 – Even a Fool Appears Wise When Silent

“Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

Proverbs 15:1 – Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

1 Timothy 4:1-2 – False Teachings and Hypocrisy

“The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.”

1 Corinthians 3:16-17 – Don’t Defile the Temple

“Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for God’s temple is sacred, and you together are that temple.”

1 Corinthians 10:12-13 – Overcoming Temptation

“So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

Proverbs 4:23 – Guard Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”

Isaiah 55:7 – Let the Wicked Forsake Their Ways

“Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will freely pardon.”

Colossians 3:5 – Put to Death Sexual Immorality

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.”

Isaiah 1:18 – Though Your Sins Are Like Scarlet

“Come now, let us settle the matter. Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.”

Leave a Comment