November 20, 2016

LIVING BY THE HOLY SPIRIT

How to Live by the Holy Spirit? (Galatians 5:13-26)

“So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.”

 

LIVING BY THE SPIRIT: What it is?

It involves a relationship of dependency on God (5:18).

It involves active faith in Jesus (5:5).

It produces Christ-like qualities (5:22-23).

 

Living by the Spirit means to depend on God through active faith in Jesus’ promises so that love gets produced.

 

LIVING BY THE SPIRIT: Why you do it?

You live by the Spirit so you can gain victory over the flesh (5:16).

You live by the Spirit so you can be free from living under the burden of the law (5:18).

 

LIVING BY THE SPIRIT: How you do it?

Bow to the truth of Jesus.

Believe in the truth of Jesus.

Behave according to the truth of Jesus.