Topics: New Testament, Christianity, Christian terms Pages: 2 (612 words) Published: December 11, 2013
As we know it is difficult to resist temptation; we will find that it is a disgrace to our lord we will give into temptation and feel to follow the orders of the Lord .We should really feel sorry for Paul when he say these words, “I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest possibly, after I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.” (1 Cor. 9:27)  Trying to live in this sin filled word and obey all that is right in the word is a very hard, but is an accomplishable duty. We must understand the life of a Christians is a godly one. As we farther read in the scripture we are being told of the righteous life instead of the sinful Not that we must try to live a godly life, but we are expected to live a godly life. Even though we are not at all free from the work of sin, we do not have to be over taken by it.  The difference between the biblical audience and us today is they were under the law and Paul was trying to get them to do what was write by God to enter into the salvation of the lord. Back in the biblical time they could not understand why it was so much sin with them under the law. Now in today’s time all we know is what is spiritual and we as Christian all we have is the word of God to lead and guide us each day to live godly lives. As we study the scripture we can see the contrast is not so much between a Spirit-filled Christian and a disobedient Christian.  It is what Paul tells us in the verse when he tell us to be led by the Spirit, because we are not no way under the law we a strictly spiritual folk as we know God is a spirit and in order to serve the lord we must be in the spirit. Let’s take a quick look at under the law which is earthly as in the courts, family rules and rules of this world which means we are not saved by Christ, but when you are saved thru Christ you don’t have to worry about the law ,because the spirit we keep you on the right path. “For all who are being led by the Spirit, these are sons of God.” (Romans 8:14)...
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