Date: August 24, 1997

Series: “Christianity 101” Essential truths for a new life

Speaker: Steve Hixon

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Romans lesson #8
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Do I Have to Perform?
Free from the Law
Romans 7:1-13

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“But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the law so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code.” -- Romans 7:6


“The office of the Law is to show us the disease in such a way that it shows us no hope of cure; whereas the ofice of the gospel is to bring a remedy to those who are past hope. For the Law, since it leaves man to himself, necessarily condemns him to death; whereas the gospel, by bringing him to Christ, opens the gate of life.” -- John Calvin

Signs that you might be operating “under the law.”


“There is the misunderstanding that it is quite optional whether a Christian lives by law or grace. That is, if grace is found to be too difficult or demanding, the Lord will accept sincere legalism. Nothing could be further from the truth. Legalism is sin!” -- Ray Stedman

1. How we View Believers:

2. How we Motivate People:

3. How we make Decisions:

4. How we Handle Failure:

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