flesh · Good News · Healing · Mark · Prayer · Preaching · Sin · Spirit

it’s all spiritual…

In the beginning of the gospel of Jesus… the one according to Mark… we see the beginning of the journey… the path of discipleship laid out… Repentance… baptism… temptation… fellowship… revelation… By the end of the first chapter… we discover… it’s all spiritual… See and hear with me… Read Mark 1:35-45… After an evening of healing… Jesus…… Continue reading it’s all spiritual…

Daily · flesh · Holy Spirit · Prayer · Spirit · Way

fighting… daily…

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. 1Corinthians 10:13 ESV The daily fight… flesh vs Spirit… it’s common to us all… But Jesus… He showed us the Way… to battle the flesh in the Spirit… “… Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing,…… Continue reading fighting… daily…

Battle · flesh · Holy Spirit · Spirit · Victory

flesh vs Spirit… a daily battle…

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. Galatians 5:17 ESV I’ve felt the battle of late… flesh vs Spirit… When I’m about the business…… Continue reading flesh vs Spirit… a daily battle…

Emotions · flesh · Heart · Love · Spirit · Stirred Up

emotions stirred…

I find emotions stirred… caught up in a competition… One in which I have no stake… emotional or otherwise… I don’t know the competitors… except by reputation… but I find my heart rate increased… attention riveted… My own loud exclamation… grabs my attention… And I wonder… Why…? why do I care so much…? so much… I…… Continue reading emotions stirred…

Commit · flesh · Joy · Obedience

the joy of saying… yes…!

Yesterday morning’s waking song… seems to have been my spirit speaking to Him… the Holy Spirit getting a… Yes Lord… from me… while my flesh was still sleeping… You see… for several weeks… really months… I’ve been wrestling with making a commitment… setting a date… for a new ladies Bible study to start… Reluctantly… I made…… Continue reading the joy of saying… yes…!

flesh · Holy Spirit · Perseverance · Staying Under

staying under…

Staying under… for me… is a word-picture of perseverance… perseverance… the action or condition or an instance of persevering: steadfastness persevere… to persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement –Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Ed. The words come to mind when I think about dismissing the Spirit’s leading… even if just…… Continue reading staying under…