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.