Holy Spirit | Part 5

“Holy Spirit” Part 5 “Access to Spiritual Gifts” March 5, 2017

1 Cor. 12:1 – KJV

1 Cor. 12:7-11 – KJV
*The Holy Spirit Baptism gives us access to the gifts of the Holy Spirit

1 Cor. 3:1-2 – KJV

Gal. 3:2 – KJV

*A Christian grows in proportion to the amount of God’s Word that they practice

Rom. 6:16 – KJV

*Paul made it abundantly clear that the spiritual gifts are for all believers

1 Cor. 14:26 – KJV

  1. The Discerning Gifts
  2. The Word of Knowledge – The Holy Spirit allowing you to know something specific that you did not know by natural means. A supernatural transfer of information
  3. The Discerning of Spirits – The Holy Spirit making a believer aware of the presence or activity of evil spirits

Acts 16:16-18 – KJV

Heb. 5:14 – KJV

  1. The Word of Wisdom – A divinely inspired solution for a particular challenge which provides the precise thing to say or do at a given time

 

Holy Spirit | Part 4

“Holy Spirit” Part 4 “Three Functions of Tongues”

1 Cor. 12:1 – KJV

1 Cor. 14:39 – KJV

What is speaking in tongues? – The ability to speak in an unknown language by the inspiration and enablement of the Holy Spirt.

What are the various functions or purposes for tongues in the church and in the life of the believer?

  1. To serve as a “sign” or “witness”
  2. To bear witness that a person has been baptized in the Holy Spirit

Acts 2:4 – KJV

Acts 10:45-46 – KJV

Acts 19:6 – KJV

Acts 8:17-18 – KJV

Acts 9:17 – KJV

*Tongues were an initial, outward or physical sign that a person had been baptized in the Holy Spirit.

  1. To Be a witness to unbelievers

1 Cor. 14:22 – KJV

  1. To bring a “message” “revelation” or “exhortation” to the church (Gift of Tongues)

 

  • To assist and edify the individual believer by enabling them to pray the desires of the Spirit

Rom. 8:26-27-KJV

1 Cor. 14:18-19 – KJV

1 Cor. 14:15 – KJV

*God will be glorified when we yield to His Holy Spirit and the gifts He brings!

 

Holy Spirit: Part 3

“Holy Spirit” Part 3 “Three Baptisms”  February 19, 2017

1 Cor. 12:13 – KJV

*There are three different baptisms mentioned in the N.T.

*Baptism by the Spirit into the body of Christ is the only baptism that saves

Eph. 4:5 – KJV

Luke 3:16 – KJV

John 1:33 – KJV

Heb. 6:1-2 – KJV

Acts 8:14-17 – KJV

Acts 19:1-2 – KJV

1 John 3:8 – KJV

*God is no respecter of persons so if you desire to be filled He will not leave you hungry!

 

Holy Spirit: Part 2

“Holy Spirit” Part 2 “Empowered” 2-12-17

Luke 24:49 – NIV

Acts 1:4-5 – NIV

Acts 2:1-4 – NIV

What happened when the Spirit descended upon the early disciples?

  1. There was a sound of a rushing mighty wind
  2. They spoke with tongues (glossa)
  3. Tongues of fire rested upon each of them
  4. Boldness was given

*The “promise” was power and power they received!

Acts 1:8 – NIV

Acts 2:38-39 –KJV

Acts 8:14-17 – NIV

Acts 10:44-47 – NIV

Acts 19:1-6 –NIV

Luke 11:13 –NIV

Have you received the Holy Spirit since you believed?

 

Holy Spirit | Part 1

“Holy Spirit” Part 1 “Who is the Holy Spirit?” 2-5-17

John 14:16-18 – NIV

*The scriptures reveal that even though there is One God, He is revealed and exists as three distinct persons

John 14:16 – NIV

John 14:26 – NIV

*The Holy Spirit is God

Acts 5:4 – NIV

*The Holy Spirit is a person

John 14:16-17 – NIV

What is the Role of the Holy Spirit?

  1. He is our helper – (John 14:16)
  2. He is the “convincer” (16:8-9)
  3. He is the “enabler”