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The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. Romans 8:6
Romans 8: 6 writes, that about the difference between living by the flesh—selfish, sinful human wants and desires—and living by God’s Spirit. It is written that those who are in Christ live by the Spirit.
One difference is that those who live by the flesh set their minds on things of flesh and those who live by the Spirit on things of the Spirit. Setting our minds on one or the other leads in two different directions. A focus on our sinful, selfish desires—the flesh—leads to death. That’s the law of sin and death. Sin always leads to death. Focusing on the things of the Spirit leads to life and peace. That’s the law of the Spirit of life.
The law of the Spirit of life is what frees us from the law of sin and death. God does not intend for it to stop there. We have not just changed status from “death” to “life.” We have changed roads from “the road to death” to “the path of life.” The idea is that we will keep going down this road. That’s what Christians do. They keep their minds focused on the Spirit’s things because that’s the way we’re going. That’s who we are now. We have left the death-way behind.
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7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. 8 When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment: John 16:7-8
26 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you John 14:26
Heavenly Father, today we want to thank You for the gift of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Jesus, You said You had to go away so that the Helper, the Holy Spirit would come. And now, because we have put our trust in You, this gift and access to the power of the Holy Spirit has been given to us.
We may find it difficult to fully grasp and understand it all, but we thank You for equipping us and giving us the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is oir Counselor, Helper and Teacher. The Holy Spirit empowers us with supernatural strength and power to do things that we could not do on our own.
We are so thankful that we are never alone. Jesus, You walk with us. Abba Father is always with us and we are empowered by the Holy Spirit. Thank You, Lord, for providing for us in so many ways.
We are sorry for the times that we have grieved the Holy Spirit in our lives and instead have tried to live out of our own strength and power. Please forgive us. Help us to be sensitive to the Holy Spirit and to obey Your promptings in our lives. We are so thankful that we do not have to live this life alone. Thank You for providing what we need today. In Jesus Name, Amen.