Tag Archive | corrupt nature

Matthew 15:19 ” For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.”

When Jesus spoke of man’s corrupt, sinful nature He always addressed it in its ultimate result.  For example, Jesus never warned us that we must not covet because it might lead to stealing…He said rather, You  must not covet because it is stealing.  The same goes for all the fleshly appetites and passions that come from our human nature.   If you think it – Jesus says you’ve already done it in your heart…from lust to murder.  For anytime we allow fantasy to fill our mind instead of truth, our flesh is winning.

Galatians 5:24 ” Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires.”

We are no longer slaves to sin…we have put to death the flesh with all its lusts and cravings through our faith and trust in Jesus.  Our corrupt nature has been nailed to the Cross… once, for all…and we’re set free.