Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Each week, I always marvel at the wisdom God is giving my lawyer-friend Marsel. He's such a source of joy and encouragement to me. Tonight, he shared some interesting biblical perspectives on health and wellness from Great Physicians Rx. And then he gave an excellent exposition on a portion of Romans 8 which explains the inability of people (even Christians) to understand and obey God.
"Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what the nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace; the sinful mind is hostile to God. It does not submit to God's law, nor can it do so. Those controlled by the sinful nature cannot please God." (Romans 8: 5-8)