the Spirit of truth,
He will guide you
into all truth ..."
Is it really that hard to walk in the Spirit?
Walking in the Spirit
“I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.
But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.” Galatians 5:16-18
Set Free From the Sin Nature
“And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” Galatians 5:24-25
The Works of the Flesh
“Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are:
outbursts of wrath,
and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21
The Fruit of the Spirit
“But the fruit of the Spirit is
Against such there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23
It’s a done deal!
Jesus Christ has fulfilled all the law. See Mathew 5:17
Through Him we are free from keeping the religious traditions of the Old Testament. Through His Spirit within us, we can walk in obedience which will keep the covering of The Blessing over us.
There is no condemnation to Believers who do not walk according to the flesh, or the five senses of the natural realm. The Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus has made us free from the Law of Sin and Death—(The Curse.) See Romans 8:1-11 and Galatians 3:13-14.
When we walk according to the Holy Spirit, who is one with our spirit, we fulfill the righteous requirement of The Law of Life. Those who walk according to the Spirit set their mind on things of the Spirit. But, as we all know, that is a daily decision that we are responsible for, one which God will not make for us. This Bible Lesson will remind us of these spiritual truths.
Because we’re living in perilous times and there are many seducing spirits who have hidden assignments to steal, kill, and destroy.
OR CHOOSING LIFE
“For to be carnally minded is death,
but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
Because the carnal mind
is enmity against God;
for it is not subject to the law of God,
nor indeed can be.
So then, those who are in the flesh
cannot please God.” Romans 8:6-8
“I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; that you may love the Lord your God, that you may obey His voice, and that you may cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days…”
We cannot change the ways of God. He always gives man the freedom to choose His ways or go it alone and receive the consequences.
The Tree of Life
The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil
Adam and Eve were given God’s blessing.
Because they were made in God’s image, they were created with a free will and given the opportunity to choose life or to choose death.
“And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, ‘Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.’” Genesis 2:16-17
THE FIRST ADAM—THE LAST ADAM
“For since by man came death, by Man also came the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive.” 1 Corinthians 15:21-22
“For if by the one man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.” See Romans 5:17.
Our Final Victory
“And as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly Man.
“Now this I say, brethren,
that flesh and blood
cannot inherit the kingdom of God;
nor does corruption inherit incorruption.
Behold, I tell you a mystery:
We shall not all sleep,
but we shall all be changed--
in a moment,
in the twinkling of an eye,
at the last trumpet.
For the trumpet will sound,
and the dead will be raised incorruptible,
and we shall be changed.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption,
and this mortal must put on immortality.” 1 Corinthians 15:49-53
The Glorious Church—2016
The Head of the Church is working through His Spirit in every born again child of God to come up to the higher places in Him, to choose to put off the ways of the carnal flesh so each one can stand in our God-given rights of inheritance, which include authority and power of the Holy Spirit. Just like a parent would never give a rebellious three-year-old a loaded gun, but waits for that child to grow up and mature, so is the LORD training His Church to be led by His Spirit.
This is especially important for those who are called to intercede, for our work is in the spirit, where changes are made. Only The Church has the power on earth to bind and the power to loose. See Matthew 16:19.
THE PROPHETIC REALM:
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ…” Ephesians 1:3
“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10
You and I were created in Christ Jesus for good works; “chosen before the foundation of the world.” (Ephesians 1:4) This realm is not the natural five-sense realm that our bodies make contact with.
This is about the Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ.
This is where The Church, you and I, sit together to rule and reign, individually and corporately; far above all principalities, powers, might, and dominion. Read Ephesians 2:6-7 & Ephesians 1:21.
The prophetic realm is not restricted by time.
God spoke to Abraham and said he was the Father of Many Nations before Isaac was born. God spoke this when Abraham and Sarah were old and barren.
God spoke into the impossible and called forth those things THAT BE NOT as though they were! Romans 4:17
The prophetic realm operates by faith in God to release His Kingdom into this natural earth realm in which we live. Faith pays NO attention to the circumstances but leaps over them to obtain what God has spoken. It was spoken that it might be written.
It was written that it might be spoken…in the year 2016!
Faith activates the dormant seed in the Bible to become just as powerful as it was when God Himself spoke it.
Is it really that hard to walk in the Spirit?
That depends on one thing: your heart.
JESUS WALKED IN THE SPIRIT
Jesus didn’t do anything without first “seeing” it in this other realm.
“…Most assuredly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees the Father do; for whatever He does, the Son also does in like manner.” John 5:19
What tree will you be eating from today?
What are you seeking?
Will you choose to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil?
Don’t allow weariness or pressure to lead you to escape into the carnal world.
What you watch, what you hear, especially if it is fear based, will enter into you, affect your thinking, harm your faith, and divert your walk in the Spirit.
That will affect your prayer life.
THE TREE OF LIFE!
“My son, give attention to my words;
Incline your ear to my sayings.
Do not let them depart from your eyes;
Keep them in the midst of your heart;
For they are life to those who find them,
And health to all their flesh.
Keep your heart with all diligence,
For out of it spring the issues of life.
Put away from you a deceitful mouth,
And put perverse lips far from you.
Let your eyes look straight ahead,
And your eyelids look right before you.
Ponder the path of your feet,
And let all your ways be established.
Do not turn to the right or the left;
Remove your foot from evil.” Proverbs 4:20-27
Why is your life SO important?
“… in whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom you also are being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit. Ephesians 2:21-22
Read Ephesians 1:17-23 every morning for six weeks.
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