John Lennon’s Imagine: Right Idea but Wrong Road Map?
What does it mean to be a spiritual person? Paul lays it out with amazing power, clarity and practicality.
When you are totally chained to Christ’s chariot, then everywhere you go, you share in His triumph. Your victory in Christ begins with His victory over you. You have only as much victory in your life as Jesus has victory over you. If I want to be a conqueror, I must first be conquered.
If Paul had been born and bred in Georgia, verse 12 might read something like this: These boys who are making such a fuss about a trim job ought to go ahead and cut the whole thing off! If they think God is impressed with minor surgery, then surely, He would be overwhelmed…