knowing this, that our unrenewed self was put to death with Christ, that this body-agency of sin might be so rendered inactive, that we might no longer be the slaves of sin [for he who practices sin is a slave to sin]; for when a man dies, he is so freed from sin.
for whoever with the mind of Christ suffers in the flesh, has halted intentional sin; has ceased to please himself and the world, and now pleases God. Thereby, he can no longer spend time remaining for the lusts of men.
you are like unfaithful wives, having your illicit love with the world; and so breaking your betrothal vow to God! Whoever selects to be a friend of the world so takes a stand as the enemy
False Faith & False Relgion.