Living by Faith: Our Confident Hope

Romans 8:18-27

 

Main idea:  When you choose to personally follow the leading of the indwelling Holy Spirit you are led into a better hope and better prayer life.

  • You can thrive in your sufferings in this life if you have a confident hope in God’s glorious plans for you and His creation.  8:18-25

 

  • His plans are to glorify his children.

 

  • His plans are to liberate creation from the corruption of sin.

 

  • You can thrive in your sufferings in this life if you have a confident hope that the Holy Spirit aligns your prayers with the will of the Father. 8:26-27

 

  • The Holy Spirit helps you in your struggles.

 

  • The Holy Spirit makes your prayers effective.

 

  • The Holy Spirit prays for you.

 

Application:

  • Are you thriving in you walk with Christ?
  • Are you being led by the Holy Spirit?
  • What do you believe about the future God has planned for you?
  • How is your prayer life?