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Works of the Flesh: Uncleanness

Included in the apostle’s list of “works of the flesh” in Galatians 5:19-21 is uncleanness, which is translated from the greek word akatharsia. Two things are worthy of mention regarding the passage, which will be helpful in our understanding of the nature of this sin. First, in the list given, the apostle notes that these things are “evident”-ly works of the flesh. That is, they are obviously sins. Second, those who practice these sins “will not inherit the kingdom of God.” So, uncleanness is evidently sin, and the practice of such sin will condemn our souls. It is obvious that Christians should avoid uncleanness. This article will attempt to identify the sin under consideration, that Christians will know what it is they must avoid. Continue reading » Works of the Flesh: Uncleanness