Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Mar 18, 2010
ANTIVIRUS: HOLY SPIRIT
Jesus said in verse 7 of John 16, "For if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you."
Jesus was God in the flesh, of course. He could have spoken this world out of existence at any given time, but, I would like to use
Contributed by Brad Henry on Oct 19, 2011
HOLY SPIRIT: THE FORGOTTEN GOD
ALL the ruthless Ninevites from the commoner to the King of Assyria repented and God did not send destruction. But why did these ruthless people listen to Jonah who was just one man? I have been struggling with this very question and asked God to help me speak to
Contributed by Roy Fowler on Sep 13, 2020
pilot vertigo: My Division Officer in the Navy was also a Naval aviator. On his way home from a mission over Afghanistan he got vertigo (a dizzy confused state of mind caused by the inner ear). His senses were confused. The biggest was his sense of flight. Which can be deadly when landing on an
David Platt in his book, Radical, has a chapter entitled, "Beginning at the End of Ourselves -- The Importance of Relying on God's Power (Subsection entitled - “Dependent on Ourselves or Desperate for His Spirit?”). This is where I am most convicted as a pastor that I am part of a system
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 26, 2022
When my mother used to make jam, I would watch her pour wax over the top of the preserves until it was at the brim of the jar. She would then carefully wipe some wax around the rim itself and place the rubber-lined lid on tight. The wax and the vacuum caused by the cooling preserves would seal that
Contributed by John Bright on May 24, 2022
There is NO COMPARISON between the power of satan and the power of the HOLY SPRIT IN YOU. The power of satan is like a little firecracker while the power of the Holy
ANOINTING AND THE HOLY SPIRIT
In Scripture there seems to be a parallel in the operation of the Holy Spirit and anointing oil:
1. Anointing. The act of anointing indicated the bestowal of authorization through the spirit to act in certain capacities.
a. The anointing symbolized the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 9, 2012
THE HOLY SPIRIT COMPARED TO HYDROELECTRIC POWER
As Christians we may be compared with a reservoir for producing electrical power, like one of those you see when you drive to Niagara Falls. When we accept Christ, construction of our reservoir is complete. We now have the potential to be useful and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 7, 2009
GOD'S PROVISION: THE HOLY SPIRIT
Without the Holy Spirit the church could not exist. It is He who inspired the writers of Scripture, and He who dwells in every Christian, giving us life in Christ. All our efforts are dust and ashes apart from Him.
A young man asked an old rich man how he made
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on May 25, 2009
OBJECT LESSON: HOLY SPIRIT
I have a children's sermon to try to explain the Holy Spirit. It isn't original to me or to the first person I heard use it, but I think it's powerful.
I take an empty glove and tell the kids that it's a magic glove. I tell them it is amazing because it can pick
Contributed by David Ward on Apr 1, 2010
HOLY SPIRIT: OBJECT LESSON
To be filled with the Holy Spirit means that we allow him to occupy and control every area of our lives. How much of you does the Holy Spirit have?
[Produce two glasses of water and two packets of Alka-Seltzer. Open one packet and empty into one glass; drop the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 16, 2009
THE PURPOSE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
N T Wright, the famous New Testament scholar talks about the task of Christians in the world. He says, "Many say, 'Oh yes, the Holy Spirit came in his place to live in us.' Yes, but for what purpose? The Holy Spirit came to empower us to be God's life in the world.
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jan 31, 2006
"During the mighty movements of the Holy Spirit in the Moody-Sankey meetings in Dublin, the worldly father of C.T. Studd was gloriously saved. He invited some of his worldly companions to come to his home so that he could tell them the wonderful news. When one wealthy English sportsman arrived at
By the power of His Holy Spirit filling and empowering us, let us fulfill the fervor of Dorothea Day’s poem “My Captain”:
Out of the night that dazzles me,
Bright as the sun from pole to pole,
I thank the God I know to be
For Christ the conqueror of my soul.
Since His the sway of
Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Aug 12, 2007
The Work of the Holy Spirit in the Church enables us to share unity as follows
• We have one Spirit - who activates our fellowship
• We are one Body – the fellowship of believers
• We share one Hope - The glorious future
• We have one Lord – Jesus Christ to whom we belong
• We share one Faith
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 7, 2012
THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE MOVIES--THE APOSTLE
In 1983 Robert Duvall wanted to make The Apostle because he felt that the motion picture industry had mostly ignored the work of the Holy Spirit. According to Duvall, filmmakers hardly ever made a movie that would actually show the truth about the Holy
Great Quote by A.W. Tozer on the Holy Spirit:
"If God were to take the Holy Spirit out of this world, much of what we’re doing in our churches would go right on and nobody would know the difference!
.I do not believe in a REPETITION of Pentecost, but I do
" It’s not about how much of the Holy Spirit we have. It’s about how much the Holy
Contributed by Tom Mccrossan on Oct 17, 2004
“In the Holy Spirit we find a single-minded focus on Jesus Christ. His work is the work of Jesus Christ. In the BibIe there is no ambiguity about this. Anywhere that the Holy Spirit is at work, Jesus will be made real both in word, deed, and in actual presence. Thus, missions and evangelism