The Word Among Us

Lent 2008 Issue

Fighting the Good Fight

Facing the Challenge of Transformation

Fighting the Good Fight: Facing the Challenge of Transformation

From war movies to westerns to science-fiction films and even romantic comedies, countless films focus on the theme of good guys versus bad guys. Perhaps this is how St. Paul was thinking when he wrote his Letter to the Romans. Especially in Chapter 8 of the letter, Paul sets out a good guy/bad guy scenario.

The good guy is the person who lives “in the Spirit,” while the bad guy is the one who lives “in the flesh.” According to Paul, we...

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