Why Do Christians Keep Struggling With Sin?
Tags: Flesh, Identity in Christ, Seeing is Believing
If we truly are righteous in Christ Jesus (see Earlier Post about our identity in Christ), why do we need to be reminded to live righteous lives? If we are new creations and have a…
How to Overcome the Flesh Mindset
Tags: Flesh, Kingdom Living, Practicing the Presence of God, ReKnew
Unless you have taken intentional steps to change, the way you presently experience yourself and the world around you was mostly chosen for you, not by you. Think about that. You inherited a way of…
Escaping the Feeding Frenzy of “The Flesh”
Tags: Flesh, Idolatry, Life, Life in Christ
Every human is created with a desperate, insatiable, non-negotiable need to experience LIFE. (For the purpose of clarity, I put “LIFE” in all caps to clarify a reference to the worth, significance and security we’re…
What is “The Flesh” or “The Sinful Nature”?
Tags: Flesh, Identity in Christ, Seeing is Believing, Sinful Nature
What is “the flesh”? The New International Version of the Bible translates Paul’s words for flesh (sarx) as “sinful nature” (Gal. 5:16). [This is the NIV 1984 version of the Bible which sold more copies…
Making Resolutions? Consider This!
Tags: Flesh, Jesus, New Year, ReKnew Manifesto, Revolution
So, this is the time of year when we all look back at the year that is passing and look ahead to the new year in front of us. If you’re considering a New Year’s…
Tags: Flesh, Incarnation
Barbara Brown Taylor shares some thoughts on why our bodies matter to God. Thanks Rachel!