How Do We Walk in the Spirit? Four Practical Steps
-By Resting in God’s Work (Hebrews 4:9-11)
-By Looking to God’s Word (Psalm 119:105; Hebrews 4:12)
-By Yielding to God’s Will (Romans 12:1,2; Romans 6:11-14)
-By Keeping in Step with God’s Spirit (Galatians 5:16,25; Romans 8:4-5)
Discussion/Reflection: Read Hebrews 4:9-11.
What does it mean to “Rest in God’s Work”?
What are some reasons it would be important to “Look to God’s Word”?
What are some practical ways we can do that?
What plans do you have this year to get better at “Looking to God’s Word”?
We “Yield to God’s Will” by presenting ourselves to Him, and by allowing Him to Fill us (Control our thoughts and actions). What things make it difficult for us to “Yield to God’s Will”?
Read Galatians 5:25.
We Keep in Step with the Spirit by:
-Keeping Our Eyes on the Leader (Hebrews 12:2; Colossians 3:1-4) -Stepping Out in Faith (2 Corinthians 5:7; (Hebrews 11)
-Watching the Trail (Ephesians 5:15-16)
-Making Course Corrections along the Way (1 John 1:9)
-Walking in Community with Other Believers. (Hebrews 10.24-25)
In which of these skills are you still a novice?
In which of these skills have you experienced progress and growth?
In which of these skills would you benefit by being in community with other believers?