Sins Of The Flesh Quotes by Leslie Marmon Silko, Oscar Wilde, Thomas Aquinas, Muriel Spark, Umberto Eco, Brennan Manning and many others.
the material world and the flesh are only temporary – there are no sins of the flesh, spirit is everything!
Sins of the flesh are nothing. They are maladies for physicians to cure, if they should be cured. Sins of the soul alone are shameful.
In the realm of evil thoughts none induces to sin as much as do thoughts that concern the pleasure of the flesh.
Jealousy … is an affliction of the spirit which, unlike some sins of the flesh, gives no one any pleasure.
Daytime sleep is like the sin of the flesh; the more you have the more you want, and yet you feel unhappy, sated and unsated at the same time.
The ragamuffin gospel reveals that Jesus forgives sins, including the sins of the flesh; that He is comfortable with sinners who remember how to show compassion; but that He cannot and will not have a relationship with pretenders in the Spirit.
If all the sins of the flesh are worthy of condemnation because by them man allows himself to be dominated by that which he has of the animal nature, much more deserving of condemnation are the sins against nature by which man degrades his own animal nature.