Living For The Material
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For those whose lives are according to the flesh think about the things of the flesh, but those whose lives are according to the Spirit, about the things of the Spirit.
For the mind-set of the flesh is hostile to God because it does not submit itself to God's law, for it is unable to do so.
For the mind-set of the flesh is death, but the mind-set of the Spirit is life and peace.
Their end is destruction; their god is their stomach; their glory is in their shame. They are focused on earthly things,
because the one who sows to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh, but the one who sows to the Spirit will reap eternal life from the Spirit.
Flee from sexual immorality! "Every sin a person can commit is outside the body," but the person who is sexually immoral sins against his own body.
for if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
For you are called to freedom, brothers; only don't use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.
Those who want to make a good showing in the flesh are the ones who would compel you to be circumcised-but only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Christ.
Let no one disqualify you, insisting on ascetic practices and the worship of angels, claiming access to a visionary realm and inflated without cause by his fleshly mind.
for Demas has deserted me, because he loved this present world, and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.
For there has already been enough time spent in doing the will of the pagans: carrying on in unrestrained behavior, evil desires, drunkenness, orgies, carousing, and lawless idolatry.
For this reason the gospel was also preached to [those who are now] dead, so that, although they might be judged by men in the fleshly realm, they might live by God in the spiritual realm.
especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority. Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;
For uttering bombastic, empty words, they seduce, by fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.