“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. For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s law; indeed, it cannot. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.” (Romans 8:5–8)
To continue to draw upon our analogy from yesterday’s post, Romans eight can be conceptualized as an art gallery filled with all the beautiful portraits of the gospel’s manifestations.
As we wander and muse at the creativity and beauty of God’s grace, we behold, first, the beautiful new life revealed in the Spirit of Christ.
And next to it, stretching down the corridor in consecutive order, we are astonished by displays of our grand inheritance, our future glory, and our God’s everlasting and uncompromising love.
It’s breathtaking! Continue reading “Something We Must Never Forget” »