Sunday, August 24, 2008

Power Phrases - 08.17-30

I have been spending a lot of time in Romans 6-7-8. I have wanted to understand more fully the war that rages inside of every Christian man and woman. These are some phrases from Romans 8
8.1-4 - The law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.
8.5-8 - I can live according to the sinful nature or the Spirit. Which will I choose?
8.9-11 - I am controlled by the Spirit who lives in me.
8.12-17 - By the Spirit, put to death the misdeeds of the body.
8.18-21 - Our present sufferings are not worthy to compare to the glory that will revealed in us.
8.22-25 - We groan as we wait for our adoption as sons.
8.26-27 - The Spirit helps me in my weakness.
8.28 - In all things, God works for the good of those who love Him.
8.29-30 - I am being conformed into the likeness of Jesus.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Power Phrases - 08.10-16

I am loving my reading and study of Romans 7. An amazing chapter in the Bible.
7.1-3 - I am released from the law of sin, since I died with Christ.
7.4 - I belong to Another to bear fruit to God.
7.5-6 - I am released from the law to serve in the new way of the Spirit.
7.7-12 - Sin produced in me every kind of evil desire.
7.13 - The law made sin utterly sinful.
7.14-20 - I do not do what I want to do but what I hate I do.
7.21-23 - There is a war waging inside me.
7.24-25 - Who will rescue me? Thanks be to God for Jesus.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Power Phrases - 08.03-09

I have been spending time in Romans 6-7-8. I am thinking deeply about the war between the Spirit and the flesh (Sinful Nature). These are some phrases from Romans 6.
6.1-4 - I died to sin to live a new life.
6.5-7 - My old self was crucified with Christ so that I should no longer be a slave to sin.
6.8-10 - The life Christ lives (in me), He lives to God.
6.11-14 - Count myself dead to sin but alive to God.
6.15-16 - I am a slave to obedience which leads to righteousness.
6.17-18 - Thanks be to God, I am set free from sin.
6.19-20 - Offer my body as a slave to righteousness.
6.21-23 - I am a slave to God reaping the benefit of holiness and eternal life.