OFF ROAD (def.) – Away from a smooth road; on rough terrain. – Get off the man-made asphalt road of predictability and conformity and discover the unique adventure that God has for your life.
Spirit of Adventure – The Holy Spirit has us on a Mission of Adventure
- Adventure (Def.) An exciting or very unusual experience. 2. Participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the Spirit of Adventure. 3. A bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.
- X out the impossible! – “Should you choose to accept it…”
- Matthew 19:26 “With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.”
We’re on a Mission!
- John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy I am come that they might have and that they might have it more abundantly”
- John 6:63 “The Spirit gives life: the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are Spirit and they are life.”
- Acts 1:5 “John baptized with water, (REPENT) but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit…” (POWER)
- John 3:3 “Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot the Kingdom of God. (5) Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot into the Kingdom of God.”
Romans 8 – Life Through the Spirit
- We have an assurance of Salvation
- Romans 8:1 “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”
- Conviction vrs. Condemnation
- We can live free of guilt!
- We have the mind of Christ.
- Romans 8:6 “For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.”
- I Corinthians 2:16 “We have the mind of Christ.”
- We have Relationship with God.
- Romans 8:14 “For as many as are of God, they are the sons of God.
- Romans 8:16 “The Spirit itself bearth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.”
- Children (Gr: Teknos) – by birth / Sons (Gr: Huios) – by function, obedience
- The world is eagerly waiting for us.
- Romans 8:19 “The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God to be revealed.”
- Mark 16:15 “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.”
- We have the Power of God in us.
- Romans 8:26 “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.”
- Mark 16:18 “…they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.”
- Luke 4:18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me…”
- I John 2:20 “But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth.”