Source: distantshores. Below I will give my interpretation of this verse, in its context. It is important to read the verses that have been referred to, between brackets and to follow the colour codes I believe that my interpretation is more in line with the early true Christians. At the bottom of the page I will add some links to proof that I did not just make up the stuff about the gnostics etc. This cannot be explained through the gnostic concept that the flesh substance of the body was corrupt, since Noah was not corrupt and he was in the same flesh as his contemporaries as well as ALL his descendants. Thus it follows that every individual chose to corrupt his ways and that, contrary to what the gnostics taught, the substance of the body was not to be blamed.
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What does it mean that Jesus became flesh
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Romans
Sinlessness of Christ (Research Paper Sample)
For printing our articles please copy the web page by highlighting the text first - then click copy in the browser- paste the article into a word program on your computer. When the text is transferred into word, click to save or print. Lets understand what it does not mean first. It does not mean that his deity changed nature and became flesh.
The expression "sinful flesh" used in Romans is a summary of human nature described in chapter 7. Note the characteristics of sinful flesh:. This is the plight of fallen humanity, those born with sinful flesh. Jesus did not have any of these deficiencies, not for a second.