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Warning: Don’t Trust in the Flesh
Philippians 3.1-6

If you saw a movie advertisement which highlighted the word FLESH, you would know what it meant. Pornography, no doubt. Graphic sexual scenes, quite likely. Or at least that’s what they would want you to think, to try to lure you through the door.

If a Christian preacher warned you against ‘sins of the flesh’, you’d probably think he was talking about the same area. He or she might expand the subject a bit. After all, gluttony and drunkenness are also ‘sins of the flesh’ in that sense – things you do with your physical body which dishonour that body and disobey the loving will of your wise creator...

Taken from Paul for Everyone – The Prison Letters by Tom Wright

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