Lesson for August 19, 2017.

REDEMPTION THROUGH YIELDING TO THE SPIRIT

Scripture Reading: Romans 6.

Memory Verse: Romans 6:16.

  1. Why is a change necessary in man’s nature? Romans 7:8,9.

NOTE:  To be carnal means to be fleshly or in man’s natural state.

  1. What excellent advice did Hezekiah give the people in his day? 2 Chronicles 30:8.
  2. What change takes place within us when we yield to the father? Romans 6:13,14.
  3. Does this mean to continue in sin? Romans 6:15.
  4. Why is it so vitally important that we be yielded to the Creator rather than to the powers of evil? Romans 6:16; Matthew 6:24.
  5. What will be the results of yielding to Him? Romans 6:11; 1 Peter 2:24; Hebrews 9:14,15.
  6. What beautiful promise did the Saviour give to those who come unto Him? Matthew 11:28 and the last part of 29.

NOTE:  If a person earnestly seeks righteousness then one must put on Christ’s righteousness, then one opens the door and lets Christ come in. Read Revelation 3:20.

  1. If a person tries to depend on their own righteousness, what do they do? Romans 10:1-3; Isaiah 64:6.
  2. Do we need to fear that the burden will be too great? Matthew 11:29,30; 1 Peter 5:7.
  3. After having found the true way to righteousness will our life be profitable to Heaven in soul winning? John 15:1,2.

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