We Look to the Spirit
“I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it.” -Maya Angelou
Where do you see the Spirit of God in your life and in our world during these times?
To set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. For this reason the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law—indeed it cannot, and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
But you are not in the flesh; you are in the Spirit, since the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him. But if Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness. If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through his Spirit that dwells in you.
This episode was written and recorded by Rev. Bruce Lamb. It was produced by Rev. Jim Keat. Background tracks include Button Mushrooms, Western Grebe, Steady Drizzle, and Pond by Podington Bear.
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Rev. Bruce Lamb is the Minister of Faith Formation at The Riverside Church.
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