Last Sunday we began examining the physical and spiritual bodies that are often spoken of in the New Testament. At times it is hard to understand some of Jesus’ teaching because we look and interpret them from the physical side of life, and they do not make sense. However, when we search them out on the spiritual side, they can be understood. This was one of the reason the parables sounded so mys-terious and often people failed to understand their deeper meaning. In this week’s Gospel passage these misunderstandings are being played out around Jesus. His comments about the will of God are particularly powerful and life altering. Paul develops and continues to develop the spiritual and physical side of life, revealing some of the future promises those who believe hold.