Scott Palmer - THE STRUGGLE - Unashamed – Part 27

October 23, 2022

Unashamed – Part 27
October 23, 2022
Romans 7: 14-25

1.   Conflicting ________________________. (15-17)

“For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.” Galatians 5: 17 (ESV)

2.   Personal ___________________________. (18-20)

“The heart is more deceitful than anything else, and incurable—who can understand it?” Jeremiah 17:9 (CSB)

“The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.” Proverbs 28: 13 (CSB)

“…the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.” I John 1: 7b (CSB)

3.   Own the ____________________________. (21-24)

“For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride in one’s possessions—is not from the Father, but is from the world.”  I John 2: 16 (CSB)

 Two Principles of Freedom

A.   ____________________ before God.

“If we say, “We have no sin,” we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I John 1: 8-9 (CSB)

B.    ____________________ surrender to Christ. (25)

“Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that you obey its desires. And do not offer any parts of it to sin as weapons for unrighteousness. But as those who are alive from the dead, offer yourselves to God, and all the parts of yourselves to God as weapons for righteousness.” Romans 6: 12-13 (CSB)