"The law of the Spirit..."
Text: Romans 8:2
THE PROMISE OF GOD’S SPIRIT
The doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Romans 8 is best studied in the light of the following contexts:-
1. The promise of the Gift of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament.
“I will pour My Spirit on your descendants.” Isaiah 44:3b
“I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh.” Joel 2:28
“I will pour out My Spirit in those days.” Joel 2:29
2. The promise of the Gift of the Holy Spirit by the Lord Jesus Christ
a) Prayer for the Gift of the Spirit to be given to all believers
“I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever.” John 14:16