January 13, 2019

Spiritual Gymnasium (2): Spirit: Conscience

Training our spirit towards godliness entails identifying and exercising its functions – the most practical of which is being our conscience. Listen to this message by Rev. Jeremiah and learn exercises for training your conscience to be more sensitive to God’s Word and His voice. Audio and video for this message are now available.

Sermon Outline
[skipto time=00:51]00:51[/skipto] Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:8-9 / 1:19
[skipto time=03:27]03:27[/skipto] [Recap] What is Godliness?
[skipto time=04:36]04:36[/skipto] [Recap] Three spheres: Spirit, Soul, Body
[skipto time=06:14]06:14[/skipto] Three important functions of our spirit
[skipto time=06:49]06:49[/skipto] The first Function of our spirit: Conscience
[skipto time=06:58]06:58[/skipto] 1. Knowing the Lord changes the conscience’s standard
[skipto time=19:52]19:52[/skipto] 2. The conscience needs to be trained. How?
[skipto time=21:09]21:09[/skipto] – Know the teaching about righteousness
[skipto time=26:48]26:48[/skipto] – Keep a clear conscience
[skipto time=40:32]40:30[/skipto] – Listen to the Holy Spirit’s voice
[skipto time=51:44]51:44[/skipto] Practical Exercise

Next week, we will continue exploring the functions of our spirit.

Scripture Passage
1 Timothy 4:9-10, 1:19 / 1 John 3:19-20

Questions for Reflection

1. How does the standard of our conscience change when a person becomes a Christian? What is the basis of your conscience’s standard?

2. What are the three means by which we can exercise our conscience?

3. Please share some practical ways/methods to do the following:
a. How can we be acquainted with teachings about righteousness?
b. How can we keep a clear conscience?
c. How can we hear the voice of the Holy Spirit?