(Tra-iiscribed from-actual. tape@, April 22,. 1984 - Easter AM
THE FOURTH QUARTER
If you'll open your Bibles to Romans, Chapter Number 8, our text this morning
is Verse 5 through Verse 13. As we continue the study in Romans, let's bow
our heads for prayer together.
"Father, on this day of days, our tongue seems to cling to the top of our
mouths, and words and even music seem inadequate to express to Thee our love,
our thanksgiving, our amazement at this day of miracle, this day in which the
supernatural draws so close to each and every child of Thine. Lord, You
speak. Let me get out of the way so that Thy word and Thy holy and divine
message might not only be heard but may it be received and understood and in-
corporated into our lifestyles. Oh, Lord, You speak clearly to us in this
hour. We pray in the living resurrected name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and
our Lord. Amen."
Our relationship with the Lord has a great deal to do with our minds. Pro-
verbs 23 says, "As a man thinketh in his heart, in his mind, so is he." We've
been studying Romans, and it's almost been like the long wait before the
heavyweight championship. The opponents are in opposite corners sort of
frowning and looking tough as they face each other. But there seems to be
an unending round of introductions and pomp and all types of procedure before
the fight ever gets underway. And that's what's happened here in our study
of Romans. It seemingly these two opponents are ready to get at one anothers
throat. And in one corner you have the flesh. And in one corner you have
the Spirit. And they're just waiting for the bell to ring and for the fight
to begin. And this is the situation in the Scripture. We have the flesh
versus the Spirit. And the batt ...
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