Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
Whatever owes its birth to the physical is physical, and whatever owes its birth to the Spirit is spiritual.
But as he was a prophet, and knew that God had promised him with an oath that he would put one of his descendants upon his throne,
about his Son, who was physically descended from David,
for I could wish myself accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my natural kindred.
You must submit to it as discipline. God is dealing with you as his sons. For where is there a son whom his father does not discipline?
Children, as Christians obey your parents, for that is right.