Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:1-26
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- Freedom fails when:
b. Forfeited to legalism! Circumcision, outward religious rule keeping.
- Free for “Love our neighbor as our self!” verse 1, 6, 13-14
b. Serve one another in humility
c. Love fulfills the law! Affirmed by both Jesus and Paul!
- Free from Law: verse 18
b. Alienates from Christ and pulls away from grace! Verse 4
c. Of no value to the saved! Verse 6
d. Removes the offense of the cross! Verse 11
- Free from slavery to sin! Verse 16
b. The Flesh and the Spirit are in conflict!
2. Leadership is provided by the Holy Spirit! Verses 16, 18, Romans 8:14
- You can’t just do what “feels” right! Verse 17
- Away from works of flesh: Romans 8:5-9
- This lifestyle isn’t the lifestyle of the Kingdom of God
- Toward Spiritual work
3. Life in the Spirit is the power for victory!
- Keep in step with: verse 25
- Crucify the flesh: verse 24
- Cultivate a knowledge of the Mind of Christ!
- Careful not to become prideful and antagonistic! Verse 26