The Lust of the Flesh

The Lust of the Flesh

“Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.” – Romans 8:5,6 Yesterday we talked about Satan’s three opening moves and how he attempts to attack our minds with three types of lusts, or temptations that take our eyes off of Jesus. For the next few days, we’re going to look at each of the devil’s schemes in more detail, starting today with the lust of the flesh.  The lust of the flesh simply means wanting to gratify our body’s desires at the cost of morality or what’s good for our soul. It can be adultery, drugs, alcohol or food — whatever meets a physical need

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The Lust of the Flesh

“Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.” – Romans 8:5,6 Yesterday we talked about Satan’s opening moves and how he attempts to attack our minds with three types of lusts, or temptations, that take our eyes off of Jesus. For the next few days, we’re going to look at each of the devil’s schemes in more detail, starting with the lust of the flesh. The lust of the flesh simply means wanting to gratify our body’s desires at the cost of morality and what’s good for our soul. It can be adultery, drugs, alcohol or food — whatever meets a physical need in a

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