The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Paul has been telling his readers about this whole concept of life in the flesh as contrasted with life in the Spirit, and as we saw last time, life in the flesh is what Paul says to refer to a life that is centered on the physical needs and impulses of the body; of the physical world. Here, he gives us a list of things that would be a part of this kind of living: It is not an exhaustive list. We know that because he adds “and the like” after it. Thus, this is a listing of the kinds…
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