The Obstacle of the Flesh

R.C. Sproul

Series: Keeping in Step with the Spirit


One of your enemies is closer than you may think, ever battling with you to overthrow your desires for righteousness. The enemy within is called the flesh. But what exactly is this thing the Bible calls the flesh? How do we defeat that which is a part of us? And will this battle ever be over? Looking at the fifth chapter of Galatians, Dr. Sproul explains how the Bible defines the flesh and its many facets, as he discusses “The Obstacle of the Flesh.”

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