Crossroads Cadiz Podcast

Why Can’t I Change? - Romans 7:15

December 1, 2019

"For I don't understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very things I hate." Romans 7:15 ESV 

What do I have a hard time controlling? 

1) The ___ : Rom. 7:15-16, 18; Mark 14:38

The results of this problem are predictable: 

  • ___ . Rom 7:15
  • ___ . Rom 7:18
  • ___ and ___. Rom 7:24

 

2) The ___ : John 8:31; Proverbs 23:7 

Fact: Behind every self-defeating behavior is a lie that I am believing. 

 

3) The ___ . 

Three foundational truths… 

• ___ the root of my problem… … an attitude that says __ __  - 1 John 1:8,  John 8:34 

• Believe that Christ can change me.  - Rom. 7:24,25; Rom. 8:2; John 14:6 

• Surrender all I am to Christ.  - 2 Cor. 5:17; 2 Tim. 1:7