Legalism Gives the Flesh a Place to Boast!
Galatians 4:29 But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Those that live after the flesh will be on the hunt to mock, antagonize and look down on those living after the Spirit.
The Pharisees had this down to a science. The Pharisees were masters at looking good on the outside, but not on the inside.
Living after the flesh is the fuel that fires up church splits, contentions, secret meetings, and divisions.
Walking after the flesh hurts the cause of Christ and the body of Christ.
Purpose to walk after the Spirit!