- The flesh cannot be changed (Romans 8:3; Galatians 2:20; Galatians 5:24; Romans 6:6).
- The flesh cannot be reformed (Jeremiah 17:9).
- The flesh can never be trained (Galatians 5:19–21).
- The flesh cannot be reconciled to God (Galatians 5:17).
- The flesh cannot be improved.
- The flesh is the base of operation for lusts (Ephesians 2:3).
- The flesh serves the law of sin (Romans 7:25).
- Nothing good dwells in my flesh (Romans 7:18; John 6:63; Philippians 3:3; Romans 13:8).
- The weakness of the flesh is manifested in its inability to discern spiritual truth (Romans 6:19).
- God condemned sin in the flesh through the sinless flesh of Christ (Romans 8:3).
- Believers do not live according to the flesh (Romans 8:4,12; Galatians 5:13).
- Believers are not to make provision for the flesh (Romans 13:14).
- Believers are to place no confidence in the flesh (Philippians 3:3).
- Believers have crucified flesh through Christ (Galatians 5:24).
- Believers are to cleanse themselves from the filthiness of the flesh (2 Corinthians 7:1).
- Sanctification cannot occur through the flesh (Galatians 3:3).
- Those who sow to the flesh reap corruption (Galatians 6:8).
- Unbelievers live according to the flesh (Romans 8:5–6).
- False teachers live according to the flesh (2 Peter 2:10).
- The flesh has works (Galatians 5:19–21).
- Satan uses the lust of the flesh to incite sin (2 John 2:16).
- The flesh describes unregenerated people (Romans 7:5; Romans 8:8).
By Gilbert Magomere Ayieko