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Firstfruits of the Spirit


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Holy Spirit Meeting …

Holy Spirit Meeting
By. Ptr. Bert Calvadores

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  • 1. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit,
  • 2. He gave them permission, and the evil spirits came out and went into the pigs. The herd, about two thousand in number, rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned.
  • 3. For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God gives the Spirit without limit.(NIV)
  • 4. FIRSTFRUITS It Is The Best Portion Of Something. The Beginning Of The Harvest And A Pledge That The Full Harvest Would Follow In Due Time. The Spirit Is Given To Us The Pledge, First Installment, Deposit, A Downpayment Of The Fullness Of The Time That Is To Come.
  • 5. - The Firstfruits were offered to God and it was an indication that we were willing to give our best to God. - We have the firstfruits of the Spirit. - We have HIS best.
  • 6. He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.
  • 7. GOD put his Spirit in our hearts. GOD put the firstfruits of the Spirit. GOD put the BEST in our lives.
  • 8. 1. GOD's BEST in US.
  • 9. And you also were included in Christ when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession--to the praise of his glory.
  • 10. "We are marked in him with a seal"
  • 11. 2. Seal of Guaranteed Deposits
  • 12. a. Seal of Sonship Romans 8:15 For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, "Abba, Father."
  • 13. B. Seal of an intercessor Romans 8:26-27 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God's will.
  • 14. C. Seal of a Conqueror/Victor Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
  • 15. c. Seal of a Conqueror/Victor 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. trouble hardship persecutions famine nakedness danger sword death life 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. angels demons present future any powers height depth anything else in all creation Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
  • 16. so I bought the field at Anathoth from my cousin Hanamel and weighed out for him seventeen shekels of silver.
  • 17. and on the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.
  • 18. CONCLUSION On the 17th day of the Nisan moon the first fruits of the barley harvest was gathered and waved before the Lord in celebration.
  • 19. CONCLUSION On the 17th day of Nisan in 32 A.D. Jesus rises up from the grave. He is the firstfruits from the dead. On that very day He fulfilled the feast.
  • 21. CONCLUSION 2 Timothy 1:14 Guard the good deposit that was entrusted to you--guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.