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What Does It Mean to Crucify the Flesh?

host Adriel Sanchez aired May 26, 2021

Episode 714 Show Notes 

From the Show

When we believe in Jesus and are baptized, there is a great picture of our union with Jesus in his death and resurrection. The crucifixion of our own flesh, the death of our own flesh, it’s so that now we might walk in the newness of life.

–Adriel Sanchez

What Does It Mean to Crucify the Flesh?

Questions in this Episode

  1. What does it mean to live in a “fallen” world?
  2. How can we understand the relationship between predestination and free will?
  3. Should Christians tithe from all forms of income?
  4. In Galatians 5:24, Paul says that, “those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.” How do we crucify the flesh with its passions and desires?
  5. Is Jesus the same as the Father?
  6. If John is the best of the prophets, why is it that the least in the kingdom of heaven are greater than him?

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Adriel Sanchez

Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners' questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their five children.

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