GOD IN US!

GOD IN US!

Ezekiel 36:25-27
I Corinthians 3:16, Acts 19:1-2, John 16:5-16
I. LET’S BE CLEAR ABOUT THE HOLY SPIRIT’S IDENTITY
A. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A DISTINCT PERSON
B. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A divine PERSON
II. LET’S BE CLEAR ABOUT THE HOLY SPIRIT’S responsibility
ROMANS 8:9, ROMANS 8:16,
I CORINTHIANS 3:16, I CORINTHIANS 12:13
III. LET’S BE CLEAR ABOUT THE HOLY SPIRIT’S activity
A. THE HOLY SPIRIT INFLUENCES ME
(IN BRINGING ME TO CHRIST)
JOHN 16:8-11
JOHN 6:44
NIV: “draw” =
GREEK: “helkýō” =
“attract, draw, induce, persuade, pull”
B. THE HOLY SPIRIT identifies ME
(AS ONE BELONGING TO CHRIST)
Ephesians 1:13-14
Ephesians 1:13
NIV: “seal” =
GREEK: “sphragizó” =
“to seal (affix) with a signet ring or other instrument to stamp (a roller
or seal), i.e. to attest ownership, authorizing (validating) what is
sealed.”
Ephesians 1:14
NIV: “deposit” =

GREEK: “arrabōn” =
“earnest-money, an initial part of a full payment, given in advance as
a security that the whole will be paid afterwards”
John 6:44
NIV: “draw” =
GREEK: “helkýō” =
“attract, draw, induce, persuade, pull”
C. THE HOLY SPIRIT illuminates ME
(TO KEEP GROWING IN CHRIST)
John 16:12-15
D. THE HOLY SPIRIT INSPIRES ME
(FOR FOLLOWING AFTER CHRIST)
John 16:7
1984 NIV: “counselor” =
(2011 NIV: “advocate”) =
KJV: “comforter” =
GREEK: “para-klete” =
“one called out alongside of”
FROM COMBO OF:
“para” = “close beside” and
“kaléō” = “to call out”
E. THE HOLY SPIRIT INCLUDES ME
(AS ONE SERVING CHRIST)
HOW EXACTLY DOES THE HOLY SPIRIT INCLUDE ME IN THE SERVICE OF
CHRIST?
1. BY EQUIPPING ME
I Corinthians 7:7, I Corinthians 12:7,Ephesians 4:7,I Peter 4:10
1. BY EMPOWERING ME
Acts 1:8 NIV


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