Surrendering to the Spirit

“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God…” —Romans 8:14

One of the truths that we understand from the first ten verses of Romans 8 is that the Christian life means that once we are saved, the general direction of our lives is toward godliness because we desire to draw nearer to God; our general direction in life is toward holiness because God is holy; our general direction in life a desire for righteousness to be worked out in our lives because of the justice-ness God has worked in us through Christ Jesus our Lord: “For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith” (Romans 1:17).

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