Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Born of the flesh
For when we were living mere physical lives the sinful passions, awakened by the Law, operated through the organs of our bodies to make us bear fruit for death.
So there is no condemnation any more for those who are in union with Christ Jesus.
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man is of the dust of the earth; the second man is from heaven.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So if anyone is in union with Christ, he is a new being; the old state of things has passed away; there is a new state of things.
I mean this: Live by the Spirit, and then you will not indulge your physical cravings.
We all lived among them once, indulging our physical cravings and obeying the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were doomed to God's wrath like other men.
Through your relation to him you have received not a physical circumcision, but a circumcision effected by Christ, in stripping you of your material nature,