Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 BAD

Summary of text [comment] page 88

[Or maybe, grace can directly influence the potential inherent in me.

The original Old Testament notion of the ‘flesh’ as opposed to the ‘blood and bones’ reminds me of this. The flesh may yearn for what is reflected in the mirror of the world. That yearning yields bondage.

But the blood and bones yearn for God. Their yearning is for freedom. They yearn for the warmth of the divine light. They yearn to stand before the Lord.]