If Led By The Spirit

The Brew Is A Musing

“We have an obligation—but it is not to the sinful nature, to live according to it. For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live, because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.” (Romans 8:12–14, NIV 1984).

My Musings – “We have an obligation” to live “by the Spirit.” Obligation is defined as an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment. For those of us who have accepted Christ’s atoning death on our behalf, we are morally bound if not legally bound. It is a voluntary commitment if not a mandatory duty.

Being “led by the Spirit” is evidence that we “are sons of God.“…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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