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22 Bible Verses about Living Not For The Material
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But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
in order that the law’s requirement would be accomplished in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
You, however, are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, since the Spirit of God lives in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
That is, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but the children of the promise are considered to be the offspring.
For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—
For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.
But I see a different law in the parts of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and taking me prisoner to the law of sin in the parts of my 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.
and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or a virgin is concerned about the things of the Lord, so that she may be holy both in body and in spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the things of the world—how she may please her husband.
and we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.
I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
Brothers, if someone is caught in any wrongdoing, you who are spiritual should restore such a person with a gentle spirit, watching out for yourselves so you also won’t be tempted.
You were also circumcised in Him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Messiah.
Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices
in order to live the remaining time in the flesh, no longer for human desires, but for God’s will.