This ______________ is what allows Paul to teach that the believer is to live under the Spirit---living in the flesh for Paul leads to death.
Verse 14 –
Life in the Spirit is the mark of those who are SONS of GOD. Son (hios) suggests status and privilege as well as the natural relationship of a child (teknon) (v16). We are adopted sons. This is a metaphor signifying by that we are by grace what Christ is by nature. This is the Spirit that allows the cry, “Abba”. There are two inner voices affirming the Sonship: The ______________ and our ______________.