5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. 6 For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. 7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be. 8 So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
So are you still walking 10 feet tall from Sunday's service? I hope so. God is at work. We must be at work as well. Today, the battle rages on. Your flesh versus the very spirit that has breathed life into you. The very life that was placed in you by Jesus Christ when you surrendered your life to His life. What we must understand is that is really what we are doing, we are surrendering our life to His life. We are saying I will not satisfy the lusts of the flesh, instead I will surrender to the lead of the Holy Spirit. How you ask? One simple step at a time. You must follow Him in the smallest of details and understand that Jesus is at work in you, around you, and through you. He guides you through each and every day, each and every moment; however, we must follow each and every moment. The Holy Spirit will always point you in the direction of Spiritual growth. The flesh is not so warm and positive. The flesh leads us down the pathway of destruction. So today who will you follow? You? Or Jesus? It sounds like an easy answer because it is. However, it is a difficult question when think about the action steps required. Today, you report to work to achieve spiritual growth. You have a job to do, yes for your employer or your customers; however, you have a far more important job to do for Jesus Christ. DO WORK! No turning back, no half way efforts, a completely sold out effort to make Jesus Christ your everything. Here I am Jesus send me. Say that to yourself all day long today, here I am Jesus send me. Whereever you place me today dear Jesus, I will DO WORK...YOUR WORK...YOUR WAY. Then tell Jesus you love Him first with your lips, then with your actions. Tell Jesus you love Him first in your heart, and then in your love for His Children. Tell Jesus you love Him, first with your thoughts, then with your hands and feet as you love the lost.
Brother Big Daddy