Take Home Truths
Romans 8:1 There is now no condemnation and for those who are in Christ Jesus
Live our Christian life from Gratitude not Guilt
My MIND is a spiritual battlefield
Romans 8:5-8 Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.
The Spirit changes my tastebuds
Sick of sin/ Enjoy God
The Spirit whispers his ways
“What would you have me think”
I have everything I need because I am adopted by God
Romans 8:18I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
Holy Spirit now, is a foretaste of everything in heaven
Romans 8:26 And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness.
2 Cor. 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong
Col. 1:29 for this I strive, according to his power which mightily works within me.
Romans 8:26-27 And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. For example, we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for/with us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words. And the Father who knows all hearts knows what the Spirit is saying, for the Spirit pleads for us believers in harmony with God’s own will
God has empathy
1 Cor. 12:30 all do not speak in tongues do they?
I am not alone in my prayer
Don’t know what to say? Pray something!!
Romans 8:28 And we know that God is causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purposes.
You are no alone in your pain
God works all things for good when we pray
Prayer is vital
God works all things for good when we love him
Our love relationship with God is vital
God works for good if we are walking according to his purposes
Romans 8:29-30 For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.