'Fleshly' in the Bible
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
because you are still fleshly. For since there is envy and strife among you, are you not fleshly and living like unbelievers?
For this is our confidence: The testimony of our conscience is that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you, with God-given sincerity and purity, not by fleshly wisdom but by God’s grace.
I beg you that when I am present I will not need to be bold with the confidence by which I plan to challenge certain people who think we are behaving in an unspiritual way.
For though we live in the body, we do not wage war in an unspiritual way,
since the weapons of our warfare are not worldly, but are powerful through God for the demolition of strongholds. We demolish arguments
We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.
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 unspiritual mind.
Although these have a reputation of wisdom by promoting ascetic practices, humility, and severe treatment of the body, they are not of any value in curbing self-indulgence.
Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.
For Christ also suffered for sins once for all,the righteous for the unrighteous,that He might bring you to God,after being put to death in the fleshly realmbut made alive in the spiritual realm.
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.
For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.