“For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don’t do what you want. Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.”
Galatians 5:17, 24
Greetings fellow sojourners! What a blessing it is to be in the company of Believers! Has the Spirit of the living God ever required you to face the reality that you can not walk fully in the quality of love (even as a born-again believer) while operating in your own strength, own emotions, and own flesh? Have you ever been painfully aware that your own flesh is at war with the Spirit in this regard (as well as other areas)? Dreadful.
What do we do with the command, “I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:44)?….
~~~If you would like to read more of this devotional or others like it, they are located in my book A Devotional on Faith, Hope, and Love by Amanda Seipel. This book can be purchased on Amazon. I am blessed to serve you!~~~
In His grace,