Read Galatians 5:16-18… Our spirit is against our flesh. Our spirit and flesh have completely different desires.
Read Galatians 4:8-9… Who is winning the battle in your life?..Spirit or Flesh?
Ask about bad habits: Is there a sin or habit that you wish to get rid of so that the spirit can fully take over?
Ask about your life without the Spirit: What would your life look like completely without the Spirit?
Ask about life without the Flesh: What would your life look like completely without the Flesh?
Read Galatians 5:19-21… What other sinful desires could join the list? What is your list?
Read Galatians 5:22… These fruits are gifts from God.
Ask about producing fruit: The Holy Spirit in you will produce a lot of fruit. What of the fruit are you best at? Which ones could use some more work?
Read Romans 12:6-8… We are all gifted in a variety of different ways.
Ask about your fruits: Out of all that are listed, which ones are yours?
Ask about using your gifts: What are some ways you can use these gifts for God’s glory?
Talk about statistics: Sadly, about 50-80% of Christians after high school drift away from their faith, practically forgetting about their morals.
Talk about actively using your gifts: Make sure you actively use your gifts and fruits toward others. This in one way you can see the power of God and have a reason for yourself to why you should follow Him.
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