Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To be carnally minded
Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.
At that time, then, what benefit did you get from conduct which you now regard with shame? Why, such things finally result in death.
For whilst we were under the thraldom of our earthly natures, sinful passions-- made sinful by the Law--were always being aroused to action in our bodily faculties that they might yield fruit to death.
On the contrary, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for gratifying your earthly cravings.
He who sows in the field of his lower nature, will from that nature reap destruction; but he who sows to serve the Spirit will from the Spirit reap the Life of the Ages.
But when a man is tempted, it is his own passions that carry him away and serve as a bait.
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"I am the Way," replied Jesus, "and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
And now, Father, do Thou glorify me in Thine own presence, with the glory that I had in Thy presence before the world existed.
The Spirit, on the other hand, brings a harvest of love, joy, peace; patience towards others, kindness, benevolence;