The journalist then went into a pointed discussion on ways in which marriage partners can prostitute their best selves for lesser purposes, like marrying for money or prostituting love by choosing a marriage partner on the basis of her bodily charms rather than on character and heart-love.
When we use religion to elevate ourselves and rob each other we have made our area of endeavour a house of thieves. There’ a subtle difference between the flesh and the spirit and a one letter difference between lie and life.
We can be ourselves or we can consistently rob others of their identity. A life in Jesus is an identity in Jesus.
Body of Death is dead because he has not died with Christ and therefore cannot be resurrected with Him to be the One New Man
As we live in Christ we become more fully ourselves, more poignantly the priest-kings the Kingdom God calls us to be.
The angels sang, ‘Peace on earth, good will towards men..’ Yet it was not long before Herod sought His life …
Life in the Spirit can be scary. Compared to life in the letter and the law such a life is to walk on water.
Christ’s cross reveals what we are and who we can become.