How to use Lusts in a sentence
A rash resolve led him to mutilate himself that he might escape from the lusts of the flesh, and work unhindered in the instruction of the female sex.
But the connexion is clear, and hence it also explained the curious Gnostic myth mentioned above, namely that the i carnip (the light-maiden) by appearing to the archontes (cipxovrES), the lower powers of this world, inflames them to sexual lusts, in order to take from them that share of light which they have stolen from the upper world.
Archbishop Christopher of BrunswickWolfenbuttel (1487-1558), a brutal libertine, hated for his lusts and avarice, looked on the reforming movement as a revolt against himself.
He declares, it is true, that he had let loose the reins on the neck of his lusts, that he had delighted in all transgressions against the divine law, and that he had been the ringleader of the youth of Elstow in all manner of vice.
But ye are not so, for they who are of Christ have crucified the flesh, with all lusts and longings.Advertisement
Walk in the Spirit, or fulfill the lusts of the flesh?
Did Christ pander to all their fleshly lusts to see with their eyes rather than to have faith?
Such godless people ' God has given over, ' the Apostle says, ' to shameful lusts.
We have ' divers lusts, ' Titus iii.
His fascination with her endangers her repeatedly, particularly because he lusts for her blood.Advertisement
For every one who shall not confess that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is antichrist; and whosoever shall not confess the testimony of the Cross is of the devil; and whosoever shall pervert the oracles of the Lord to his own lusts and say that there is neither resurrection nor judgment, that man is the first-born of Satan.