"THE HOLY SPIRIT LEADS THE SONS OF GOD"

ROMANS 8:14-17

  1. DEFINING THE LEADING OF THE SPIRIT OF GOD
    1. The Discussion In Context
      1. What It Is Not
        1. His Guidance Of The Believer In Decision Making
        2. His Empowering For Service
      2. What It Is: The Supernatural Enablement Of Believers To Mortify The Deeds Of The Body (Romans 8:13-14)
    2. The Discussion In Galatians 5:16-25
      1. He Counteracts The Desires Of The Flesh (Galatians 5:17)
      2. He Directs My Walk Away From The Fulfillment Of The Lust Of The Flesh (Galatians 5:16)
      3. He Produces The Fruit Of The Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)
  2. THOSE WHO ARE SCRIPTURALLY LED BY THE SPIRIT OF GOD CAN BE CONFIDENT THAT THEY ARE THE SONS OF GOD (8:14-17)
    1. The Holy Spirit Will Never Lead God's Sons Into A Slavery Based Relationship (8:15)
    2. The Holy Spirit Brings Us Into A Position Of Full Grown Sons (8:15-17)
      1. Evidenced By The Way You Cry Out To God (8:15)
      2. Evidenced By What Is Affirmed In Your Heart (8:16)