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The Flesh and The Spirit

The Flesh The Spirit
Received by natural birth. (Romans 5:12-19; 1 Cor. 15:21,22) Received by spiritual birth. (John 3:3-6; 1 Peter 1:22,23)
Describes the nature of the "old man." (Eph. 2:1-3; Col. 3:9; Rom. 6:6) Describes the nature of the "new man." (2 Corinthians 5:17; Col. 3:10)
"Is corrupt according to deceitful lusts." (Ephesians 4:22) "Is created in righteousness and true holiness." (Ephesians 4:24)
Serves sin. (Romans 7:25) Serves the law of God. (Romans 7:25)
Manifested in evil deeds. (Galatians 5:19-21; Romans 7:5) Cannot sin. (1 John 3:9)
Cannot please God. (Romans 8:8) Manifested in good deeds. (Galatians 5:22,23; Romans 7:6)
Is at enmity with God. (Romans 8:7) Loves God. (1 John 4:19)
Cannot understand God. (1 Corinthians 2:14) Is renewed in the knowledge of God. (Colossians 3:10)
Dead to God. (Romans 6:6) Alive to God. (Rom. 6:11,13)
Leads to death. (Romans 8:6a) Leads to life and peace. (Romans 8:6b)
Is good for nothing. (John 6:63a) Gives life. (John 6:63b)
Buried with Christ. (Romans 6:4) Lives with Christ. (Romans 8:2)
"O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?" (Romans 7:24) "I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord." (Romans 7:25)