1. The challenge of Reading Paul
a. One Direction - mountain road
b. Many Subtopics
c. Romans (Chapters 1-8)
i. Universal Culpability - (1-3)
ii. Righteousness by Faith - (4-5)
iii. Fredom from Sin - (6)
iv. Struggling with remaining corruption (7)
v. Living in the Spirit (8)
1. No Condemnation
2. Putting sin to death
3. Led by the Spirit
A. To freedom from Fear
B. To intimacy with God
C. To Hope in tribulation
4. The Witness of the Spirit
5. The Intercession of the Spirit
2. In the Same way the Spirit help us in our
a. "Sunantilamba, netai" - comes to be present with
b. Helps through all our weaknesses
3. How is it the the spirit helps us?
a. Our "thorns" may not go away
b. We do not know how to pray as we should
c. The Spirit himself intercedes according to the
will of God - true effectual prayer
a. Inter-Trinitarian "conspiracy" to bless you!
b. God actively causes all things to work together
c. He has ordained everything to work for good, to
those who love God.
d. "those who are called according to His purpose"
e. Centered in and around Christ.