5892 instinct

5892 instinct

An innate urge, rooted in natural conditioning rather than reason. Scripture likens sinners to creatures of instinct.

Animals are creatures of instinct

2Pe 2:12 See also Jude 10

Sinners are likened to creatures of instinct

Jude 10

People without the Holy Spirit are likened to creatures of instinct

Jude 19

Believers ought instinctively to obey God

Isa 1:3 Just as the animals instinctively know their masters, so Israel should know and obey God. See also Jer 8:7

See also

4604animals
5050reason
5769behaviour
5800blasphemy
5832desire
6040sinners
6257unbelievers
7130flock, God’s
8454obedience to God

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