Romans 8 – A Crash Course on The Holy Spirit

This Sunday Pastor Greg continues through his series on Romans teaching us about The Holy Spirit. tune in for our live premier on Sunday July 25 at 10:30.

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 The Mountaintop Experience

1) The HOLY SPIRIT Brings New LIFE (vs. 1-13)

 New _______ from Sin (vs. 1-4)

“You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for he forgave all our sins. He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross.” – Colossians 2:13-14

 New Way of ______ (vs. 5-8)

 New Spirit Lives in (vs. 9-11)

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own.”
– 1 Corinthians 6:19

 New ________
(vs. 13-14)

2) The HOLY SPIRT Confirms Your ADOPTION (vs. 14-17)

 New ______ (vs. 14)

“You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.” – Ephesians 4:22-24

 New __________ with God (vs. 15-16)

“And because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father.” – Galatians 4:6

 New ________ (vs. 17)

“So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir.” – Galatians 4:7

“I was found. Before I was lost. I was Yours. Before I was not. Grace to spare, For all my mistakes. And that part just wrecks me.” – As You Find Me (Hillsong)

Digging Deeper

Q1: Have you ever climbed a mountain? What was that experience like?
Q2: Share a time when you experienced freedom from sin. How did that change your view of yourself? Your relationship with Jesus?
Q3: What do you find assuring and astonishing in Romans 8:9-11?
Q4: What does it mean to you that “your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit?” How does that change the way you think about your body?
Q5: Read John 3:1-21. What does Jesus say about the Holy Spirit?
Q6: Read Colossians 3:5-11. Why is it important to renounce sin and put it to death?
Q7: Read Ephesians 2:18-22. What blessing have you seen in your life as a result of being a part of God’s family?
Q8: How does your adoption into God’s family speak to your identity and purpose?