The same Holy Spirit of God who raised Jesus from the dead now also gives spiritual life to us who believe in Jesus. The result is that we now have power by God’s Spirit to put to death sin in our lives and live to the glory of God.
Scriptures: Acts 9:1-19a; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-14; Psalm 67
Sermon Text: Romans 8:5-17
Take Home and Apply
Think: The same power that raised Jesus from grave is at work in us because God the Holy Spirit lives in us!
Share: “And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you” (Romans 8:11).
Challenge: Where is the battle for control of your life going to be fought…and won? Pray God’s promises in Romans 8:5-17 back to him asking for the Holy Spirit to strengthen you in your struggle against temptation. Remember that through holy baptism you are a dearly loved child of God, able now to please your Heavenly Father.