Galatians 5:16-17 16 I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.

What is walking in the spirit?

  • Refer to Galatians 5 16:17
  • Flesh and spirit are normally in contrary
  • When you are born again, you should follow your re-created human spirit
  • You have now access to the fruits of the spirit
  • The spirit will reflect on the flesh

How to walk in the spirit?

  • Feed you mind and spirit with the word of God
  • As the stronger between flesh and spirit will win:
    • Stay away from things which will challenge your flesh
    • The devil does not need a lot of space
  • If you walk in the spirit, you will have access to the fruits of the spirit (Galatians 5:22): 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,”

Disadvantages of not walking in the spirit?

  • Your character will not be that of Christ
  • You live the life of an unbeliever
  • You will end up in troubles

Benefits of walking in the spirit

  • Your behaviour is better
  • You will better relate to other people
  • Your prayers will be answered

Your Shepherdsplace Church The Hague Media Team