There is no doubt about it: to live by the Spirit of God is to truly live. This is life—to know God as Father, and Jesus Christ whom He sent. Not just knowing about them, but really knowing them and receiving all that they have for us.
The Spirit moves us then to love, serve and obey them in response. Living by the Spirit means we are under new management! Being controlled by the Spirit means that all of our powers are engaged for God and not for ourselves.
This series of studies was given by various speakers during the New Creation Ministries Summer School at Victor Harbor, South Australia, 8th–13th January 2012.
After 27 years of pastoral ministry with the Anglican Church in rural, outback and suburban churches, and 15 years with the New Creation Teaching Ministry, Martin Bleby, author of a number of books on the Bible and composer of Christian songs, now does part time preaching and...