Sermon Notes 2022 08 14 PM

August 14, 2022 PM
Paul Gotthardt
(#28 in series)

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Galatians: Walk by the Spirit, Part 2 

 

Galatians 5:16-26

 

How do you change attitudes, mindsets, or character issues that you don't want in your life?

 

  • When you walk by the Spirit, you do not carry out the desires of the flesh. (vv. 16-17, 19-21)

 

  • When you walk by the Spirit, you don't need a list of __ for every situation. (v. 18)

 

Four guiding principles for trusting God with everyday decisions: (From Decision Making and the Will of God by Garry Friesen)

1) The Principle of __ 

Where God commands, we must obey.

2) The Principle of __ 

Where there is no command, God gives us freedom (and responsibility) to choose.

3) The Principle of __

Where there is no command, God gives us wisdom to choose.

4) The Principle of __

When we have chosen what is moral and wise, we must trust the sovereign God to work all the details together for good.

 

  • When you walk by the Spirit, the Spirit __ through you. (vv. 22-23)

 

  • When you walk by the Spirit, there is no __ with other believers. (vv. 24-26)

 

Our victory does not come by __ against the flesh but by surrendering to the Spirit.