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Help Grace to You bring important resources like this to people in your community and beyond, free of charge. It simply means your fallen condition without God. Our sermon ideas on Holy Spirit will help you preach a powerful message. But in the heart he hates the things of God. Let me help you with a little linguistics. There had only been Saul before him, so the history of monarchs was very brief. THE HOLY SPIRIT ALONE CAN CONVINCE MEN OF THIS SIN. As far as we are concerned as believers, we need to get beyond the material expressions of divine power, which I have been speaking about, power to create, power to render the unique supernatural work of certain men on earth, power to pick up prophets and move them somewhere else, and go inside and understand that the great creative power of the ruach is working in the lives of men. Acts 5:3 tells us that it is possible to lie to Him and Acts 7:51 tells us it is possible to resist Him. There is a blasphemy of the Holy Spirit that goes on all the time. So the evidence of the transformation is the indwelling Spirit. How did this happen? Practicing the awareness of God's presence through His Spirit involves being aware that He is personally with you. 1. He creates spiritual life, conversion, regeneration. Without the work of the Holy Spirit none of us would want to become Christians. We're sorry, an error occurred. Fourth, baptism means doing this immersing in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Preaching isn’t a lecture. Give me the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. Some of you sent me books. Jesus said to His disciples in the Upper Room of the Holy Spirit, He said, “He has been with you, He will be in you.” Of course He’s been with you, or nothing would happen. What did it mean to walk with God? It is the Spirit of God, the violent power of God through that third person of the Trinity, that creates the host of heaven, Psalm 33:6: “By ruach, God creates the host of heaven.” That is power. Your affections are changed. What is the true work of the Holy Spirit? Just a precious friend and knew it wasn’t going to be long and so I prayed that the Lord would take him into His presence this week. That’s not going to change. On the other hand, there’s another pathology here. Being attuned to hear His voice means making sure our life is cleared of all impediments and that we are actively listening. The idea here is that through His Spirit indwelling His people, God wants there to be unity in His body. In ancient Israel, the old covenant day, the Holy Spirit came upon kings and priests and prophets in a unique way. Others walk in the Spirit, that’s their behavior, they mind the things of the Spirit, that’s how they think, and they enjoy life and peace. Sermons are not speeches. The Bible assures us in Romans 3:10-111 that there is none that is righteous, not even one and tells us that no one, on their own initiative seeks after God. With those before His coming on Pentecost, He was with them, now He is in us. God only recognizes two kinds of people: those who walk according to the flesh and those who walk according to the Spirit. His Spirit intercedes, that is, He goes to God on our behalf, asking God for what we need, even when we don't know we need it. Only a heart touched by the Holy Spirit can maintain such an attitude in every relationship of life. Why will I now, having been regenerated, fulfill the law of God? Immediately, you’re going to see the Lord. Your trusted source of Christian resources since 1891, Baptist Faith and Message, Sermon 4: The Holy Spirit. This is an important point to understand. This means that we are sensitive to His voice when He speaks to us. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” It was a horrible thing to see. That means that in every way He is equal with God the Father and God the Son. Let me give you an explanation of that. Why? A MAN SEEKING FOR GOD. That is insulting the Holy Spirit. Well, I welcome you this morning to our church and to the wonderful fellowship of the people of God here. We’re not saying you’re not going to die, okay? Wrong actions and attitudes will always desensitize us from being able to hear His voice. He regenerates. He is eternal, immutable, righteous, just and loving. So everything the scripture tells us about the work of the Holy Spirit is self revelation. 6) The Holy Spirit is not an “IT.” DISCUSSION: Who is the Holy Spirit? That’s what it says right here in verse 11: “through His Spirit who dwells in you.” Someday the Holy Spirit is going to re-create you. We will begin by saying a word about the person and nature of the Holy Spirit. Oike means to live in as a home. You’re not in the flesh, summing up what he has said. Let me dig down a little bit into this because I think it will be helpful for us. It is a kind of power that operates, strangely enough, at the swoop of a man’s hand or by pressing somebody on the head with one’s hand. First, the Holy Spirit is Divine–He is God/Deity. He took her in acts of adultery and then, wanting to take her permanently, arranged for her husband who was a faithful soldier to be abandoned in the heat of the battle and therefore to die at the hands of the enemy. He said, "The experience of the Spirit is like the experience of breathing: one is not conscious of it all the time, but if one is not conscious of it at least sometimes, something is wrong.". 2. Both pneuma and ruach are words that have in the very pronunciation air in motion. Free shipping on books, Bibles, gifts, VBS and Church Supplies of $50 or more. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. The law can condemn the sinner, the law can’t condemn sin, but Christ in His death condemned sin in His own human flesh as an incarnate man. The Holy Spirit did not limit His power to creation. The Holy Spirit, whatever this Spirit is, is a force that makes you lose control of your body and your mouth and your mind and you fall into some emotionally bizarre, irrational behaviors. Those people who are confronted and endued by the acts of the Spirit of God experience supernatural power. He sanctifies, He equips, He gifts, He calls, He produces fruit, He provides power. Log In