by the Spirit - Part 6
LED BY THE SPIRIT Page
V. 6 (contd.)
** But is it really our righteousness?
No - God has given us the perfect righteousness of Christ in exchange
for our sin!
cf. 2Corinthians 5:21
V.23 ** So, now that we have learned that the Spirit led Christian
can do whatever he or she wants; what should they do?
The answer to that question introduces the second important principle
in living each day being Led by the Spirit.
2) KEEP MOVING! The Spirit led Christian has been gifted by
God to serve Him and the other members of the body of Christ. cf. 1Peter
** Since we do not know what each new day will hold, how can we have
confidence that we are walking in the path which the Lord has set before
The steps of a man are established by the Lord...
** There are many examples of how God directs the steps of His children
in Scripture. Lets just look at two, one from the Old Testament
and then one from the New Testament.
Old Testament - Abrahams servant was sent to find a wife
for Isaac (Rebekah),
And he said, "Blessed be the Lord, the God of my master Abraham,
who has not forsaken His lovingkindness and His truth toward my master;
as for me, the Lord has guided me in the way to the house of my master's
New Testament - Peter, Acts 9:32-35
Now it came about that as Peter was traveling through all those parts,
he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda. And there he found
a certain man named Aeneas, who had been bedridden eight years, for
he was paralyzed. And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ
heals you; arise, and make your bed." And immediately he arose.
And all who lived at Lydda and Sharon saw him, and they turned to the
** When Christians follow their God-given desires and continue to actively
serve the Lord, how does our God feel about them?
He delights in his way - Our God actually gets pleasure
from seeing us walk in obedience to Him while we are being Led
by the Spirit. cf. Ephesians 5:10
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