(Transcribed from actual tape) April 29, 1984 - AM
(The Power of God)
We've been studying the book of Romans for many months. We're in the eighth
chapter, perhaps the most profound chapter in all of Scripture. We're moving
slowly through the eighth chapter. This morning we'll look at only four
verses: Romans 8, Verse 14 through Verse 17. Hope you have your Bibles and
you'll turn with me to that passage. Romans 8:14-17. Let's bow for prayer
as we begin.
"Father, still us and steady us in this hour of worship. May there be that
holy hush over this place of gathering. Father, give to us reverence and
insight so that truly you can deal with all of us individually, yea, and
collectively. Lord, we know this is an inportant time of the week, a time
in which you have prepared us we believe by divine appointment to be here.
You speak, dear Father. 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 incorporated into our lifestyles. Lord, we love You. We
praise You. We wait expectantly upon Thee, as we pray in the strong, holy
name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and our Lord. Amen."
In the second half of Romans, Chapter 8, Paul gives us a new a fresh revela-
tion concerning what it means to be in Christ ... what it means to be a
Christian. And he says very clearly that if you are a Christian, you are a
son of God. You are, he would say, plural, sons of God. Now, the expression
"sons of God" is a generic term. It applies to both male and female. What
Paul is saying is that all who are in Christ, all who have received Jesus
Christ, all who have repented and confessed and turned their liv ...
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