Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Apr 11, 2019
A problem arises when the followers of Jesus try to conform to their culture rather than allowing the power of Jesus to transform them. In America, everyone wants to “fit in” w/ the crowd. There’s a powerful force called “peer pressure” that works to mold and shape us to be like everyone else.
Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also w/ the same attitude, b/c he who has suffered in his body is done w/ sin. As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. For you have spent enough time in the past