Readings: Romans 8:1-39
Note: The Spirit subdues our flesh and controls us suffering (Romans 8:5-13). The Spirit witnesses to our sonship and gives us assurance (Romans 8:14-17). The Spirit guarantees our inheritance and encourages us in suffering (Romans 8:18-25). The Spirit helps our weakness in prayer (Romans 8:26-27).
Questions and Comments
- Make a list of the references to the Holy Spirit in Romans 8. Add to the following list after making a note about the Holy Spirit from each verse listed:
- Compare the natural and spiritual life. Fill in the section about the spiritual life:
Natural Life - life in the fleshSpiritual Life - life in the SpiritRomans 8:1 walk after the fleshRomans 8:1 ________________Romans 8:2 the law of sin and death Romans 8:2 ________________Romans 8:5 mind the things of the fleshRomans 8:5 ________________Romans 8:6 carnally minded – deathRomans 8:6 ________________Romans 8:7 carnal mindRomans 8:10 _______________Romans 8:8 enmity with GodRomans 8:11 _______________Romans 8:9 without the Spirit – not God'sRomans 8:14 _______________