Living Faith – Faith that Gives Life

April 15, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Galatians 2:18–21 |


Living Faith – Faith that Gives Life

Galatians 2:18–21

You Can’t Live for God until He Lives in You

1. You Must Have a Transformational Experience

His death, burial, and resurrection are the key truths of the Gospel (1 Cor. 15:1–8).

  1. We are saved by faith in Christ (He died for us)
  1. We live by faith in Christ (He lives in us).
  1. We died with Him

Romans 6:3

3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?,

Romans 6:5

5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:

  1. We have been “raised to walk in newness of life” (Rom. 6:4)

The real key to living a life of faith is the divine means supplied by the indwelling, powerful, ever-present Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ.

2. You Must Experience Transformation of Grace

Where does Faith come from?

Bible - The Word of God

Romans 10:17

17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Ephesians 4:22

22 That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

Romans 8:9

9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.,

Romans 8:10

10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.)

Romans 5:6–8

6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.

7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.

8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.;

Ephesians 5:25–30

25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

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