2012-12-08 – Peter Dakire – Ending Emnity

2012-12-08 – Peter Dakire – Ending Emnity – mp3

Romans 8:6-7 (KJV)
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. [7] Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

Romans 8:8 (KJV)
So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

where did the enmity come from?

Genesis 3:15 (KJV)
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

God put it there. But what is enmity? Hostility, hatred, ill will.

How can we please God.

Hebrews 10:20 (KJV)
By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;

Ephesians 2:13-15 (KJV)
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. [14] For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us ; [15] Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;

Ephesians 2:16 (KJV)
And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:

Song of Solomon 2:15 (KJV)
Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.

2 Corinthians 5:17 (KJV)
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Any man can be saved. It is a struggle to be in Christ. You need to be all in or all out.

Galatians 6:15 (KJV)
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

The closer we come to Christ, the more we lean on him.

Genesis 3:24 (KJV)
So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.