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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.
Do you enjoy reading or watching a good mystery? Listen to this lesson to learn that “mystery” had a different meaning in ancient times than it does today. Find out that in the New Testament mystery does not refer to any form of mysticism, but that it involves knowledge that has been revealed by God. Hear the four ways we gain knowledge and which one is God’s truth. See how previously unrevealed information was shown to Peter and learn how being a Jew or a Gentile is no longer an important factor but that all believers are one in Christ.