- Walking by the Spirit is commanded by God (v.16).
- What does the indwelling of the Spirit have to do with our walk?
- Because walking by the Spirit is commanded, what is our responsibility?
- Walking by the Spirit keeps us from worldly activities (v.16).
- What desires are not put into action when we walk by the Spirit?
- What can we do to make sure that those desires are not carried out?
- Walking by the Spirit is opposed to walking by the flesh (v.17).
- What is the nature of the struggle between the Spirit and the flesh?
- How can we help to set our desire against the desires of the flesh?
- Walking by the Spirit involves not doing things you desire (v.17).
- Do Christians have permission to do the worldly things we want to do?
- How can we get the strength not to do the worldly things we want to do?
- Walking by the Spirit means you are not under law (v.18).
- Why can’t a system of laws accomplish the creation of spirituality?
- What freedom and what constraint comes from following the Spirit rather than following a set of rules?
Lesson Aim: To be willing to live as the Spirit leads us to live.