"THE ASSURED AND THE UNASSURED"

ROMANS 8:4-8

  1. THOSE WHO ARE ASSURED ARE DESCRIBED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THEIR POSITIVE RELATION TO AND CONTROL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN SANCTIFICATION (8:4)
    1. Paul Is Describing Two Kinds Of People Who Share Something In Kind
    2. Paul Is Describing Two Kinds Of People Who Differ In One Fundamental Issue
  2. THOSE WHO ARE UNASSURED ARE DESCRIBED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THEIR LACK OF RELATION TO AND CONTROL BY THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THAT THEY ARE STILL UNDER CONDEMNATION (8:5-8)
    1. The Particular Case God Makes Against Them Centers Around The Condition Of Their Mind
      1. It Is Not Set On The New Things That Accompany Regeneration (8:5)
      2. It Ultimately Spells For Them, Death (8:6)
      3. It Is In Unalterable Rebellion Against God (8:7)
    2. The General Case God Makes Against Them Is That They Live A Life That Cannot Please God (8:8)