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Living the Resurrected Life. The Testimony Part 12 The Water, The Blood, and the Spirit, Part 5 - The Spirit,Conviction versus Condemnation - David Mitts

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Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (Rom 8:1 NASB)   To listen to the audio-only version click below    Last session we began speaking about the testimony of the Spirit. We compared the impact of trying to solve the issues of our conscience from self-efforts, what the scriptures calls dead works to living the overcoming life by the Spirit. “how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?” (Hebrews 9:14) What drives dead works? Our conscience. Our conscience is defined as that part of ourselves that determines the rightness or wrongness of something. How do we do that? What informs our conscience? I think our conscience, at its root is informed by our need to find out what is good and evil in our lives and then to choose what to do or say. In this sense, our conscience is activated by the tree of the knowledge of good an

Living the Resurrected Life. The Testimony Part 11 The Water, The Blood, and the Spirit, Part 4 -The Testimony of the Spirit - David Mitts

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“However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.” (John 16:13) To listen to the audio-only version click below  Giving Opportunity Message The Apostle John spoke to us of three that bear witness, the water, the blood, and the Spirit. “This is He who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ; not only by water, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who bears witness, because the Spirit is truth.” (1 John 5:6) We have looked at the testimony of the water both at creation and at the baptism of Yeshua in the Jordan. We also looked at the testimony of the blood as the speaking forth of covenant. The covenant which is the declarative act of union between 2 parties is ratified or made real and binding by the blood of the sacrifice. Yeshua gave His blood as an eternal sacrifice bringing us into an eternal covenant. “how much more