Galatians 5:16-26
Walk in the Spirit; Crucify the Flesh
Galatians 5:16-26
Polarizing conditions: (Gal 5:16-18)
  • walking in the Spirit
  • living by the flesh
Ephesians 5:18 And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit

Romans 8:8 So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
Put to death: (Gal 5:19-21)
  • sexual temptations (adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness)
  • false religion (idolatry, sorcery)
  • personal conflicts (hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envies, murders)
  • carousing (drunkenness, revelries, the like)
The result? barred from the kingdom
Cultivate: (Gal 5:22-23)
  • inward virtue (love, joy, peace, longsuffering)
  • outward virtue (kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control)
The conclusion? no regulations at all