The New Way/Better Way

Romans 8:14-27

And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who lives in you. 

Romans 8:11

 

Reminder:  The Holy Spirit is present in every person who has put their faith in Christ for their personal salvation. Sin is still a struggle in our lives. You must choose to live the new way by living according to the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit gives you the power to say no to sin. We must choose to reckon ourselves dead to sin. The Holy Spirit leads us to victory in the Christian life.

Outline:

When you choose to personally follow the leading of the Holy Spirit you are led into a better…

  • understanding of your intimate relationship with God the Father. 8:14-17
  • hope in the promise of a glorious future with the Lord. 8:18-25
  • prayer life in alignment with the will of the Father. 8:26-27

Application:

  • How hopeful are you?
  • Do you see yourself as a child of God in an intimate love relationship with Him?
  • Do your groanings in this life deepen your relationship with the Lord or cause you to be more anxious and fearful?
  • How is your prayer life?