GOD IN US: understanding the person and work of the Holy Spirit

GOD IN US: understanding the person and work of the Holy Spirit

GOD IN US, PART III

January 13, 2018

Ezekiel 36:25-27

THE ACTIVITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
THE HOLY SPIRIT HAS NUMEROUS RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE LIVES OF BELIEVERS
A. THE HOLY SPIRIT IDENTIFIES US (AS THOSE BELONGING TO CHRIST)
B. THE HOLY SPIRIT ILLUMINATES US (TO KEEP US GROWING IN CHRIST)
C. THE HOLY SPIRIT INSPIRES US (FOR FOLLOWING AFTER CHRIST)
D. THE HOLY SPIRIT INCLUDES US (AS THOSE SERVING CHRIST)

BUT THE HOLY SPIRIT ALSO HAS SEVERAL RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE LIVES OF UNBELIEVERS
CHIEF AMONG HIS RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE LIVES OF UNBELIEVERS IS TO DRAW THEM INTO A RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS CHRIST
John 6:44a
I. THE METHODS EMPLOYED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT IN DRAWING PEOPLE TO CHRIST
A. THE HOLY SPIRIT FIRST convicts SINNERS
John 16:8
B. THE HOLY SPIRIT NEXT CONVINCES SINNERS
C. THE HOLY SPIRIT THEN CONVERTS SINNERS

  1. THE MATTERS ADDRESSED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT IN DRAWING PEOPLE TO CHRIST
    John 16:8-11
    A. THE MATTER OF sinfulness
    B. THE MATTER OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
    C. THE MATTER OF JUDGMENT

III. THE MESSENGERS UTILIZED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT IN DRAWING PEOPLE TO CHRIST
HOW THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKS IN THE LIFE OF UNBELIEVERS…
A. THROUGH EACH AND EVERY acquaintance

HOW THE HOLY SPIRIT speaks TO US THROUGH OTHERS…
1. HE SPEAKS THROUGH PREACHERS
2. HE SPEAKS THROUGH BELIEVERS
3. HE SPEAKS THROUGH NON-BELIEVERS

HOW THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKS IN THE LIFE OF UNBELIEVERS…
A. THROUGH EACH AND EVERY ACQUAINTANCE
B. THROUGH EACH AND EVERY EXPERIENCE
C. THROUGH EACH AND EVERY CONSCIENCE


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