Galatians 5:16-17

Walk by the Spirit

16 But I say, v walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify w the desires of the flesh. 17 For x 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, y to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

  1. Cross References
    Galatians 5:24 - 25
    And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
    Romans 8:4
    In order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
    Romans 13:14
    But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.
  2. Cross References
    Ephesians 2:3
    Among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.
  3. Cross References
    Romans 7:23
    But I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.
    Romans 8:5 - 7
    For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.
  4. Cross References
    Romans 7:15
    For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.
    Romans 7:18 - 19
    For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out.
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