Pastor-teacher Don Hargrove

Faith Bible Church

Sunday, June 20, 2010

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††††††††††† Truth and Freedom, John 8:31-32. Salvation, Acts 13:38-39; Rom 3:26; 8:1. Fellowship, 1 Jn 1:7-9; 2:28; Rom 6. Spiritual maturity, Eph 4:12-16; 5:13-6:1.

 

 

 

LIFE OF DAVID Ė Part 30

Rom 6-8, Victory over the OSN through identification with Christ

 

 

 

A.Davidís fellowship and sanctification as well as his spiritual failure due to the pernicious influence of the OSN, 1 Sam 16:18; Psa 16:8; 32; 51; 2 Sam 12.

 

 

B.The key to a victorious spiritual life over the OSN is more richly developed in Romans 6ó8 than any other section in the entire Word of God Ė and it is all about identification with Christ.

 

 

C.Our judicial identification and union with Christ, Rom 6:1-14.

 

††††††††††† 1. Knowing, 6:6.

 

††††††††††† 2. Reckoning, 6:11.

 

††††††††††† 3. Presenting, 3:13, 19.

 

††††††††††† 4. Godís wonderful promise:†† Freedom from the mastery of the OSN, 6:14.

 

D.†† Our blessed slave identification and union with Christ, Rom 6:15-23.

 

††††††††††† 1.Obedience to doctrine, 6:17.

 

††††††††††† 2. Slaves of righteousness, 6:17.

 

††††††††††† 3.Godís wonderful promise:True sanctification, 6:17, 22.

 

E.Our marital identification and union with Christ, Rom 7:1-6.

 

††††††††††† 1.†† Prior to salvation we were all married to law and legalism, Rom 7:1.

 

††††††††††† 2.†† Our blessed marriage to Christ with its blessed freedom, 7:4

 

††††††††††† 3.Godís wonderful promise:†† Life in the newness of the Spirit, 7:6.

 

F.†† Our misery apart from identification with Christ, 7:13-25.††

 

††††††††††† 1.Total inability of the new nature to have victory over the OSN, 7:15-23.

 

††††††††††† 2.†† The need to see our wretchedness to seek the Deliverer (the HS), 7:24

 

††††††††††† 3.†† Godís wonderful promise:Jesus Christ made it all possible, 7:25.

 

G.†† Our spiritual identification and union with Christ, 8:1-17.

 

††††††††††† 1.†† No condemnation for any Christian, 8:1.

 

††††††††††† 2.††† We can now a life of freedom under the regulation (law) of the HS, 8:2.

 

††††††††††† 3.†† The believer who walks by the HS fulfills every principle of the Law, 8:4.

 

††††††††††† 4.††† The believer who walks by the HS ďgets itĒ and enjoys spiritual life and peace, 8:5-6.

 

††††††††††† 5.†† Through the HS the believer is able to put to death the deeds of the flesh, 8:13.

 

††††††††††† 6.††† Through the HS the believer enjoys a very personal relationship with God the Father, 8:15.

 

††††††††††† 7.†† Godís wonderful promises of temporal and ultimate deliverance for wretched Christians with their bodies of death will be fulfilled through the agency of the Holy Spirit, 8:11.