if
Matthew 18:8
And if your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away; it is better for you to enter life maimed or lame than with two hands or two feet to be thrown into the eternal fire.
Matthew 18:9
And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away; it is better for you to enter life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into the hell of fire.
Mark 9:43-48
43
And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire.
44
And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell.
45
And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell,
46
where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.
47
For every one will be salted with fire.
48
Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its saltness, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."
pluck
Matthew 19:12
For there are eunuchs who have been so from birth, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. He who is able to receive this, let him receive it."
Romans 6:6
We know that our old self was crucified with him so that the sinful body might be destroyed, and we might no longer be enslaved to sin.
Romans 8:13
for if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body you will live.
1 Corinthians 9:27
but I pommel my body and subdue it, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.
Galatians 5:24
And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Colossians 3:5
Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
1 Peter 4:1-3
1
Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same thought, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
2
so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer by human passions but by the will of God.
3
Let the time that is past suffice for doing what the Gentiles like to do, living in licentiousness, passions, drunkenness, revels, carousing, and lawless idolatry.
for
Matthew 16:26
For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Or what shall a man give in return for his life?
Proverbs 5:8-14
8
Keep your way far from her, and do not go near the door of her house;
9
lest you give your honor to others and your years to the merciless;
10
lest strangers take their fill of your strength, and your labors go to the house of an alien;
11
and at the end of your life you groan, when your flesh and body are consumed,
12
and you say, "How I hated discipline, and my heart despised reproof!
13
I did not listen to the voice of my teachers or incline my ear to my instructors.
14
I was at the point of utter ruin in the assembled congregation."
Mark 8:36
For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?
Luke 9:24
For whoever would save his life will lose it; and whoever loses his life for my sake, he will save it.
Luke 9:25
For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses or forfeits himself?