In this episode of Christianity 101 we explore Romans 8:18-27, a glimpse at Your Future Glory. Your life may look like challenge after challenge, and you may be weighed down and not wanting to get out of bed in the mornings, but this passage is going to encourage you and get your eyes off your circumstances onto what God’s got planned for your future.
In this episode of Christianity 101 we explore Romans 8:1-17, what it means to have the Holy Spirit living in us.
We were cold, huddling together in a room with the door closed, laying under layers of blankets, warming ourselves by candles. The ice storm that took out the power to a large part of Southern Ontario took out our heat. When 3am came and our youngest started jumping around in her crib (her version of jumping jacks to keep warm), we were reminded of how dependant we are on electricity. Todays text, however, reminds us that we are more dependant on the Holy Spirit.
As a growing Believer it took a long time for me to understand what it really meant that I was “dead to sin” and “alive to Christ.” I liked the words because they sounded impressive and promising, but I had no idea why they were important. I’m not sure at what point I really understood this, but I remember the wow-moment I had when I did. To keep it simple, you are free. But, that’s a little too simple so let me explain.