Defining the Flesh


Crucifying the flesh is “a death that we must impose upon ourselves.” The flesh is still “there” when we get born again; it still exists – we must continually crucify it by walking in the spirit so we do not fulfill the lusts of our flesh.

We need to know the nature of our individual flesh, which is our carnal nature without Jesus. The flesh has lusts, which are things that our flesh really enjoys. One of these lusts can be the lust for religion. This lust can blind us to the truth of whether or not we’re really born again. When we find that religiosity has taken over our flesh, we need to submit it to the cross and crucify it. Even though religious things might appear “good,” religion does not please God, and we need to submit religion to the cross. Not only do we need to submit…

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