Good morning. I will be honest, when I read the words sinful nature and slaves, my stomach wants to cringe. I understand, now, it is intended to see the reality of life without Christ, but it can make bit a repellent for some (like myself several years ago). However, we are encouraged to read ALL of God's Word and allow it to search us.
Lord, thank You this morning for the reminder of how far You alone can bring someone in their faith, understanding of, and relationship with You. Thank You for the reminder of just how bad life without You can be. No peace. No joy. No love. Genuine and authentic, that is. I pray we all, as said in verse 13, view our entire bodies as instruments for Your glory. Move us as needed and help to remove that which hinders our entire body from fully reflecting YOUR glory, there are others ready to see You. Thank You Jesus, amen ❤