The Wonderful Walk Of Victory (Outline)

Bible Book: Galatians  5 : 19-26
Subject: Victory; Progess; Walking with the Lord

Galatians 5:19-26

The conduct of a Christian is often referred to in the Bible as walk. As we move through this world, it is important for the Christian to move or walk in the Spirit and not to fall victim to the world's influence. In Galatians 5:19-26, the Apostle Paul gives wonderful insight into the Wonderful Walk of Victory that a Christian can experience. Note the points that Paul makes in this passage.

I. Problems That Hinder (Galatians 5:19-21)

A. Desires That Are Misdirected

"Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality" (v. 19).

B. Devotions That Are Misguided

"idolatry, sorcery..." (v. 20a).

C. Dispositions That Are Mismanaged

"enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envyings" (vv. 20b-21a).

II. Proofs That Highlight (Galatians 5:22-23)

A  Countenance That Is Obvious

"love, joy, peace"

B. A Conduct That Is Orderly

patience, kindness, goodness

C. A Character That Is Obedient

faithfulness, gentleness, self-control" (vv. 22-23)

III. Procedures That Help (Galatians 5:24-26)

A. An Appropriation To Experience

"Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires" (v. 24).

B. An Action To Exhibit

"If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit" (v. 25).

C. An Attitude To Escape

"Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another" (v. 26).