What Does the Holy Spirit Do Today?

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What Does the Holy Spirit Do Today?

  1. 1. What Does the Holy Spirit Do Today?<br />
  2. 2. Starting Points<br />1) The Spirit would be with us forever.<br />
  3. 3. John 14:16<br />[16] “I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever; <br />
  4. 4. Starting Points<br />2) The Spirit is doing something different than He did in the OldTestament.<br />
  5. 5. Romans 7:6<br />[6] But now we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the *Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.<br />
  6. 6. Ephesians 6:17<br />[17] And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.<br />
  7. 7. Starting Points<br />3) The most common broad description of the Spirit’s work: sanctification.<br />
  8. 8. 1 Peter 1:2<br />[2] according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: …<br />
  9. 9. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />1) The Spirit speaks.<br />
  10. 10. Hebrews 3:7<br />[7] Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit says,<br />“TODAY IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE,<br />
  11. 11. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />2) The Spirit indwells.<br />
  12. 12. 1 Corinthians 6:19<br />[19] Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? <br />
  13. 13. Acts 2:38<br />[38] Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. <br />
  14. 14. Romans 8:9<br />[9]  However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. <br />
  15. 15. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />3) The Spirit unites.<br />
  16. 16. Romans 8:9<br />[9]  However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. <br />
  17. 17. Romans 8:15-16<br />[15] For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, “Abba! Father!” <br />
  18. 18. Romans 8:15-16<br />[16] The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are childrenof God, <br />
  19. 19. 1 Corinthians 12:13<br />[13] For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.<br />
  20. 20. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />4) The Spirit intercedes.<br />
  21. 21. Romans 8:26-27<br />[26]  In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, <br />
  22. 22. Romans 8:26-27<br />but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words; <br />
  23. 23. Romans 8:26-27<br />[27] and He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.<br />
  24. 24. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />5) The Spirit strengthens.<br />
  25. 25. Ephesians 3:16<br />[16] that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, <br />
  26. 26. Romans 8:13<br />[13] for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live. <br />
  27. 27. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />6) The Spirit leads.<br />
  28. 28. Romans 8:14<br />[14] For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. <br />
  29. 29. Galatians 5:18<br />[18] But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the Law. <br />
  30. 30. Acts 16:7<br />[7] and after they came to Mysia, they were trying to go into Bithynia, and the Spirit of Jesus did not permit them; <br />
  31. 31. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />7) The Spirit assures.<br />
  32. 32. Romans 8:11<br />[11] But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead<br />
  33. 33. Romans 8:11<br />will also give life to your mortal bodies *through His Spirit who dwells in you.<br />
  34. 34. Romans 15:13<br />[13] Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.<br />
  35. 35. What is the Spirit Doing in 2011?<br />8) The Spirit transforms.<br />
  36. 36. Titus 3:5<br />[5] He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, <br />
  37. 37. Titus 3:5<br />by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, <br />
  38. 38. Galatians 5:22-23<br />[22] But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, [23] gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. <br />
  39. 39. Ephesians 5:18<br />[18] And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, <br />
  40. 40. Let’s allow the Holy Spirit to sanctify us!<br />

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