Sermons on Holy Spirit
Sermon Big Idea: When it seems as though God is on the run, He is accomplishing what He set out to do. Acts 8:1-3 Sometimes it takes an ending to create a beginning. Acts 8:4-25 The church was scattered, but so was the Gospel. Magic had people amazed, the Gospel had people saved. Acts 8:26-40 The Gospel shared with one was the Gospel shared with a nation. Acts 1:8 The witnesses were on the move by the power of the How COVID has affected us
What’s The Cause of All This?
Acts 5 Sermon Big Idea: If something is “of God,” you can’t stop it nor do you want to be the person or people trying to stop it. Ananias and Sapphira tried to deceive God. Acts 4:36-37 Matthew 19:16-22 Proverbs 1:7 Even in fear, many received Jesus. Acts 2:47 2 Corinthians 3:2 A new separation The religious leaders wanted to be relieved of Jesus. Ephesians 6:12 We can’t deceive God or defeat God. We can fight Him or follow Him.
A Harvest of Boldness
Sermon Scripture: Acts 2 Sermon Big Idea: The Holy Spirit is a harvester of souls. We are filled with the Holy Spirit when we receive Jesus. Mark 4:3-9,13 Leviticus 23:15-16,21 At a celebration of harvest… Acts 2:1-13 the Holy Spirit sprouted. Acts 2:14-36 the Holy Spirit scattered new seed. Acts 2:37-41 the Holy Spirit harvested souls. Acts 2:42-47 the Holy Spirit tilled more soil. Leviticus 23:22 Acts 2:38 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Hebrews 4:12 The power and presence of the Holy How COVID has affected us
The Inside Guide
Stand… Firm in truth (v. 1-12) Firm in love (v. 13-15) Firm in the Spirit (v. 16-26) Our behavior reflects whether we have chosen to live by the guide inside or the noise of the outside voice.
5 Questions to know whether you are being a “foolish” Galatian: Have you heard and understood the Gospel? Do you believe the Holy Spirit is in you by way of faith or the law? Do you acknowledge that your journey to be like Jesus is a Spirit led thing, or a man led thing? Does God answer your prayers because of your faith or your works? Are you a son of Abraham? The law convicts. A shield defends.
The Bride of Christ
Sermon notes can be found on kccwired.com. Feel free to make comments too. Why does the church look and sound more like the world? WHEN DO PEOPLE RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT? IF IT’S WHEN YOU’RE BAPTIZED, WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE IN ACTS THAT HAD BEEN BAPTIZED IN THE NAME OF JESUS, BUT DIDN’T RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT UNTIL THE APOSTLES LAID HANDS ON THEM? Why is the church so judgmental?
Under the Influence of the Holy Spirit
Mark 3:22-30 Beelzebub… was good (Genesis 1:31) fell from Heaven (Luke 10:18) Is an adversary to Jesus (Job 1-2; Mark 1:13) Is attempting to destroy Jesus and us (1 Peter 5:8) Jesus… was and is good (2 Corinthians 5:21) lifts up the fallen (Mark 1-2) Is our ally (Matthew 11:28-30) Came to restore (John 3:17) Scribes… were good (Matthew 23:1-3) had fallen (Matthew 23:1-36) became adversarial (Mark 2:1-12) were setting out to destroy Jesus (Mark 3:6) John 16:4b-11 Holy Spirit How COVID has affected us