New Living Translation
You won't spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God.
King James Bible
That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
Darby Bible Translation
no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.
World English Bible
that you no longer should live the rest of your time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
Young's Literal Translation
no more in the desires of men, but in the will of God, to live the rest of the time in the flesh;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:2 That ye may no longer live in the flesh - Even in this mortal body. To the desires of men - Either your own or those of others. These are various; but the will of God is one.
LibraryA Nickname Accepted
'The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch' --ACTS xi. 26. Nations and parties, both political and religious, very often call themselves by one name, and are known to the outside world by another. These outside names are generally given in contempt; and yet they sometimes manage to hit the very centre of the characteristics of the people on whom they are bestowed, and so by degrees get to be adopted by them, and worn as an honour. So it has been with the name 'Christian.' It was given …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Of Avoiding of Curious Inquiry into the Life of Another
Some Other Writers of the New Testament
John Bunyan on the Terms of Communion and Fellowship of Christians at the Table of the Lord;
Anyone who does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."
Of course not! Since we have died to sin, how can we continue to live in it?
For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God.
1 Peter 1:14
So you must live as God's obedient children. Don't slip back into your old ways of living to satisfy your own desires. You didn't know any better then.
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