Emmanuel Baptist Church Podcast : Life Giving Spirit

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Life Giving Spirit

Sermon Synopsis: Life Giving Spirit

Romans 8:1-11

      This sermon examines the struggle between the sinful and spiritual natures.  Paul describes the sinful nature as having a mindset of death whereas the spiritual nature has a mindset of life and peace.  Outward actions come from the inward nature that controls them.  Actions, however, cannot give birth to the spiritual nature it is the gift of God. 

      The story of Rebekah’s struggle in giving birth to Esau and Jacob provides an illustration of how God’s promise works.  It is not based on works but grace.  God chose Jacob and transformed him into Israel.  God has chosen you in Christ Jesus and has issued an invitation of adoption.  The Spirit of Christ comes to dwell in every one who responds in faith.

      Scriptural References (NIV): Romans 8:1-11; Proverbs 6:16-19; Romans 1:18, 29-31; Romans 7:15-25; Genesis 25:19-34.

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