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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.

Acts 4 & Daniel 6:0 by Robert Dean
As we begin to wrap up a side study on the issues of authority tied to our study in Acts 4, we gain more insight into how a Christian is to submit to authority and how to handle hostilities by applying spiritual wisdom in a pagan world. The book of Daniel gives us many illustrations on how we are to handle situations in our lives when the authorities over us may conflict with our beliefs. Should we obey God or man? As we see in this lesson, the real issue is to maintain our trust in God no matter what the outcome.
Duration:56 mins 53 secs