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The Spirit and human nature.
Marilyn Marilyn Nov 16, 2013 07:10AM
Does human nature make it to hard to live the fruits of the spirit? Galatians 5:22 - 26

This is the passage you are referring to from Galatians: In contrast, the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patient endurance, kindness, generosity, faith, mildness and chastity. Against such there is no law! Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified their flesh with its passions and desires. Since we live by the spirit, let us follow the spirit's lead. Let us never be boastful, or challenging, or jealous toward one another.

(Just to make it clear I know what you are talking about.)

It depends which human nature you are referring to. There is the animal nature and the spirit nature. The animal one does indeed make it "hard to live the fruits of the spirit." But if you bring out your spirit nature by letting go of your animal one, you are able to live as Paul mentions in this passage.

Nov 16, 2013 04:29PM · flag
Kevin Driskill Human nature makes it almost impossible to live out the fruits of the Spirit. The life of faith is just that faith in God to produce the fruit, not of ...more
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