Sunday Morning: †March 12, 2006
Text:† Romans 8:5-9† For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.† 6† For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.† 7† Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.† 8† So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.† 9† But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
SPIRIT OF GOD
Romans 8:9† But ye are not in
but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell [present active] in
you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
CONFESSION OF TRUTH
1 John 4:2† Hereby know [present active] ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth [present active] that Jesus Christ is come [perfect active participle] in the flesh is of God:
MINDSET OF GOD
1 Corinthians 7:40† But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God. (Godís judgment on the matter)
SPIRIT OF CHRIST
Romans 8:9† But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
SPIRIT OF CHRIST
Romans 8:14-15† For as
many as are led by the Spirit of
God, they are the sons of God.†
15† For ye have not received [aorist active, not passive,
you took] the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received [aorist active, not passive, you took]
Spirit of adoption [placing
as a son], whereby we cry, Abba,
SPIRIT SENT BY GOD
Galatians 4:6† And because ye are sons [since sons endure], God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son [the spirit of the son of him] into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
SUBMISSION TO GODíS WILL
Mark 14:36† And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.
TO DO AND FINISH GODíS WILL
John 4:34† Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
HAVE NOT THE SPIRIT OF CHRIST
Romans 8:9† But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have [ecw, present active, actively have] not [ou, emphatic] the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
JUDAS WAS NONE OF HIS
John 17:12† While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost [aorist middle, perish for himself], but [ei mh, except] (Judas) the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.
JUDAS WAS A THIEF
John 12:6† This he [Judas] said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had [present active ecw, esteemed] the bag (of money), and bare what was put therein.
THIEVES WILL NOT INHERIT
1 Corinthians 6:10† Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
THE POOR CAN BE RICH IN FAITH
James 2:5† Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom. . .?
HE IS NONE OF HIS
Romans 8:9† But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have [ecw, present active, actively have] not [ou, emphatic] the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his [genitive case] (of Christ, implied).
I AM OF . . .
1 Corinthians 1:12† Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ [genitive case].
THEY THAT ARE OF CHRIST
1 Corinthians 15: 23† But every man in his own order: Christ the first fruits; afterward they that are Christ's [genitive case, of Christ] at his coming [presence].
THEY THAT ARE OF CHRIST
Galatians 5:24† And they that are [genitive case, of] Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections [passions] and lusts.
IF YE BE OF CHRIST, OF ABRAHAMíS SEED
Galatians 3:29† And if ye be [genitive case, of] Christ's, then are ye [genitive case, of] Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
GOD GAVE CHRIST LITTLE CHILDREN
Hebrews 2:13† . . . Behold I and the children [paidion, little children] which God hath given me.
THE CHILDREN ARE FLESH
Hebrews 2:14† Forasmuch then as the children [paidion, little children] are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; . . .
LITTLE CHILDREN ENTER THE KINGDOM
Matthew 18:3† And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children [paidion, seed of Abraham], ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
LITTLE CHILDREN ARE THE SEED
Hebrews 2:16† . .† he took [took hold] on him the seed of Abraham.
ABRAHAMíS SEED IS ANOINTED
Galatians 3:16-19† Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy [Abrahamís] seed, which is Christ [noun, anointed].† 17† And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise (agelasting kingdom life) of none effect.† 18† For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.† 19† Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
TO THE BRETHREN, THE CHURCH
2 Corinthians 1:20 †Now he which stablisheth us with you (brethren, v8) in Christ [Strongís 5547 noun], and hath anointed [Strongís 5548 verb] us, is God;
1 Peter 1:3-5† Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,† 4† To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,† 5† Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
SO GREAT SALVATION
Hebrews 2:3† How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;
1 Peter 1:10-12† Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:† 11† Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of [eiv, for] Christ, and the glory that should follow.† 12† Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported [rehearsed] unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you..
THE MYSTERY OF CHRIST REVEALED
Ephesians 3:3-5† How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,† 4† Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)† 5† Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;
2 Corinthians 13:5† Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?