“Every moment I live I live bowed to something. And if I don’t see God, I’ll bow before something else” (pg. 110). As reborn creatures we are no longer enslaved to sin, but we are certainly not home free. Paul mentioned that it is by our minds that we are transformed (Romans 12:2). Our life is built of moments of submitting to either flesh or Spirit. “I am beset by chronic soul amnesia. I empty of truth and need the refilling. I need come again every day—bend, clutch, and remember—for who can gather the manna but once, hoarding, and store away sustenance in the mind for all of the living” (pg. 106). Intentional living is a must for the Christ follower. What are we doing to eat the manna over and over again?
Spirit or flesh? March 16, 2012