New American Standard Bible
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for 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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
That he no longer should live - That is, he has become, through the death of Christ, dead to the world and to the former things which influenced him, in order that he should hereafter live not to the lusts of the flesh. See the notes at 2 Corinthians 5:15.
The rest of his time in the flesh - The remainder of the time that he is to continue in the flesh; that is, that he is to live on the earth.
To the lusts of men - Such lusts as people commonly live for and indulge in. Some of these are enumerated in the following verse.
But to the will of God - In such a manner as God commands. The object of redemption is to rescue us from being swayed by wicked lusts, and to bring us to be conformed wholly to the will of God.
In conclusion I desire to add my humble testimony of a personal experience of the glorious work of entire sanctification. At the age of seventeen years I was converted. All who were acquainted with me had no reason to doubt the genuine, inwrought grace of pardon and the new life which at once began to bring forth fruit unto God. But the one to whom this mighty change seemed the most marvelous was myself. My poor soul, which for several years had been held under the terrible bondage and darkness of …
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"For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother."
May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live in it?
For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
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