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the holy spirit, Eph 4-25-32

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The Essentials

Discipleship
Harvest Baptist Church
...welcome to the harvest!

17 February, 2013
Message Four

Holy Spirit: How Dead Bones Dance
Ephesians 4:25-32
things to come. He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall show it unto you. Phil 3:9-10 And be found in [Christ], not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection 2 Cor 3:17-18 Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

AN EXPERIENTIAL EXEGESIS OF THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
1. There is a __________________ nature to the work of the Holy Spirit 2. The Holy Spirit’s power in ______________________ eliminates space-time restrictions 3. The primary work of the Holy Spirit is to ________________ the resurrected Lord to his redeemed followers 4. The Holy Spirit’s resurrection power is practiced by his people, but moves through his body, which is the _______

Thesis
If you want to have the power of the Holy Spirit you must acknowledge the presence of the Spirit by having _________________ with the Spirit

How to Have Fellowship with the Holy Ghost

1. You must prioritize his ______________—the passion of the Spirit of God is the glory of the Son of God as he guides you with the word of God, John 16:13-14 2. You must promote his __________, Eph 4:3
John 16:13-14 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you 1]

Point 1. Wherever you have God’s ________ being magnified and Christ being glorified, you will find the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. Point 2. The reality of the Spirit is found where the __________ of Christ is sought. Point 3. God wants you to function in fellowship, and the only way you can do that and not get burned-out is to function in fruitfulness by applying your ________________

Definitions
.:. Unity means oneness through a ____________ purpose .:. The word fellowship means partnership and __________________________ Point 4. When you allow illegitimate __________________ to occur in God’s family, you lose-out on the benefits and blessings of being part of that family.

Discipleship: The Essentials for Life

Point 5. The only way to ungrieve the Holy Ghost is to stop __________________ what he wants you to do, particularly with reference to your place in the family of God. Point 6. There is no life in unredeemed humanity, which is why we have to cultivate the Spirit’s _______ in our life.
1 Cor 6:17 But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit. Acts 7:39,51 To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt, Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye. Isa. 63:10 But [God’s people] rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. 2 Cor 10:5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; Rom 8:5-6 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that

are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Acts 2:42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

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How to Have Fellowship with the Holy Ghost (cont’d)
3. You must practice his ______________________, 2 Cor 10:5

THE DISCIPLINES OF THE SPIRIT
A. Cultivate the discipline of ____________, Eph 6:18 B. Cultivate the discipline of Bible ______________ C. Cultivate the discipline of ____________________ with other believers, Acts 2:42 D. Cultivate the discipline of ____________________ trials to produce patience

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I. A CONVERTED DISPOSITION, 25-26 Two things to transform: A. Transform Your Tongue and Be Sober, 25 B. Transform Your Temper and Stop Anger, 26 II. A CONQUERED DEVIL, 27 III. A CLEAR DIFFERENCE, 28-29 Two ways to display distinctiveness: A. Be Different in Conduct and Watch Your Self, 28 B. Be Different in Conversing and Watch Your Mouth, 29 IV. A CHRISTLIKE DEMEANOR, 30-32 Two things are needed for heaven in the home: A. An Ungrieving Holy Spirit, 30 B. An Ungrudging Human Spirit, 31-32 Two actions will ensure it: 1. Discard These Things, 31 2. Display These Things, 32

Next Up! The Bible: Wrestling for Your Blessing, Genesis 32 www.hbcbluesprings.org Rev. W. Alan Shelby facebook.com/HBCBlueSprings twitter.com @HBCBlueSprings www.facebook.com/ashelby

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