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The Work of the Holy Spirit

The Work of the Holy Spirit Part 1 - 5.24.2020

The work of the Holy Spirit

1. Drawn by the Spirit ...John 16:7-8

1. Sealed by the Spirit.....Eph 1:13

1. Empowered by the Spirit...Acts 1:8, 1 Thess 1:5, Acts 10:38, Luke 4:18-19

    1. Baptism of the Holy Spirit - Luke 3:16

It happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the upper country and came to Ephesus, and found some disciples. He said to them, “ Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” And they said to him, “No, we have not even heard whether there is a Holy Spirit.” And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” And they said, “ Into John’s baptism.” Paul said, “ John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus.” When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying.

Acts 19:1-6 

What being baptized means!

1. Testifies that Jesus is Alive.....Acts 5:30-32, 

1. Makes Jesus more real to us....John 16:13-14

1. Produces greater effectiveness in prayer....Romans 8:26-27

1. Releases true worship...Eph 5:18-19

1. Introduces the supernatural power of God...1 Thess 1:5, Acts 10:38

1. Brings gifts of the Spirit...1 Cor 12:4-10

1. Gives new power and boldness to witness....Acts 4:31, Acts 1:8

1. Brings a fresh understanding of and love for the Word of God.....1 Cor 2:9-10