14 Bible Verses about Limitations Of The Body
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Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.”
Thus He remembered that they were but flesh,
A wind that passes and does not return.
For He Himself knows our frame;
He is mindful that we are but dust.
Now the Egyptians are men and not God,
And their horses are flesh and not spirit;
So the Lord will stretch out His hand,
And he who helps will stumble
And he who is helped will fall,
And all of them will come to an end together.
When that year was ended, they came to him the next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money is all spent, and the cattle are my lord’s. There is nothing left for my lord except our bodies and our lands.
Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;
Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.
For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have been defiled sanctify for the cleansing of the flesh,
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.
If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness.