6130 corruption

6130 corruption

A state of spiritual decay and moral dishonesty, arising from the effects of sin, which expresses itself in disobedience towards God.

Corruption of nature as a result of the fall

Ge 6:11

Sinful humanity is corrupt

Isa 1:4; Ac 2:40 See also Dt 32:20; Job 15:16; Ps 14:1-3 pp Ps 53:1-3; Pr 4:24; Pr 6:12; Hos 9:9; Php 2:15; Tit 1:15-16

The gospel breaks the power of corruption

2Pe 1:4 See also 2Co 7:1-2; 2Pe 2:20; Jude 23

Examples and causes of corruption

Corruption as injustice Ps 55:23 See also 2Ch 19:7; Job 5:16; Isa 58:6; Eze 9:9

Disobedience towards God Dt 31:29 See also Dt 32:5; Jdg 2:19

Denying the truth 1Ti 6:5

Paganism Ezr 9:11

Mocking justice Pr 19:28

Taking bribes See also Ecc 7:7

Bad company 1Co 15:33

Careless talk Jas 3:5-6 See also Pr 4:24; Pr 6:12

See also

4263Rome
5020human nature
6142decay
6185imagination, desires
8714dishonesty
8734evil

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