Tag Archives: the flesh

Temptation; December 6, 2018


Hebrews 2:18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. We sometimes have trouble imagining what it was like for Jesus to live as a human being. We kind of … Continue reading

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February 13, 2016


Romans 8:5-6 Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind of … Continue reading

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March 1, 2015


Colossians 2:23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence. The NIV specifies “false humility” in this … Continue reading

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October 23, 2014


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013


Galatians 5:16 So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature. How totally out of touch with modern society! How unrealistic! Though they might not say it out loud, that is … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013


Romans 8:5-8 Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind of … Continue reading

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July 3, 2012


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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