Three battles in the soul of the Christian: Law vs. Sin Desire vs. Ability Law vs. Law So then, who will set me free?
The People of God walk in righteousness As citizens of Heaven For the sake of their own soul For the sake of their neighbor's soul
The law is holy, righteous, and good because… 1. The Law Reveals Our Sin 2. The Law Exposes Our Deception
Truth statement: If we are joined to Christ, we are no longer bound by the law. An Illustration: Marriage (v.1-3) The Example: Christians (v.4-6)
In difficult seasons, God's people can trust: 1. God has a plan 2. God's plan cannot be thwarted
Freedom in slavery is captured in a contrast: We Were Once Slaves to Sin But now… We Are Slaves to God