The Abundant Spiritual Life
John 10:10 – God wants us to be spiritually full
Romans 5:17 – God gives grace abundantly through Jesus Christ. God wants us to have a full life.
2 Peter 1:10-11- God supplies the entrance to his kingdom.
New Life in Christ
Romans 6:1-4 – We were raised from baptism to live a new life through Jesus Christ. We are transformed from our former focus on sin to live a powerful spiritual life. In baptism we die to our former life to be raised as a new creature who lives a new life in Christ. Baptism is a symbol of our new focus and our new life.
Romans 6:23 – Sin kills our spirit. We can die to sin and become a spiritual creature who has an eternal resurrected life with God.
2 Corinthians 5:17-19 – We aren’t just tweaking our lives when we become a Christian. We are changing and becoming someone different than before.
Galatians 6:15 – What counts is a new creation in Jesus Christ
Colossians 3:1-17 (Ephesians 4:20-24) – God sent Jesus to save us. Are we going to do our part in living the way the God wants us to? Are we going to enjoy all that God has for us?
God’s Power for Believers
Romans 7:6 – Our new spiritual life is powered by God through the Holy Spirit
Galatians 2:20 – The Spirit of Christ lives in us
Philippians 1:21 – To live is Christ.
–Robert Lee, 4-8-12, p.m.