Life’s Key Questions: “What does the Holy Spirit do?” 01.24.16 – Pastor Kassebaum

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“What does the Holy Spirit do?” – Romans 8:9-17 – Pastor Kassebaum

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We need the Holy Spirit because we are by our human nature:

Spiritually blind       2 Corinthians 4:1-4

Spiritually dead       Ephesians 2:1-5

God’s enemies          Romans 5:10

Alive in Christ

The Holy Spirit:

Calls us through the Good News of Jesus

Gathers us into God’s family

Equips us for life and service

Romans 10:14-15

Enjoy the fruit

You can expect to experience the following:

Love

Joy

Peace

Galatians 5:22a

Study Questions:

1. What are some of the similarities between the Holy Spirit and the wind?

2. How are some of the ways the Holy Spirit is at work in our lives before we become followers of Christ?

3. What are some of the ways the Holy Spirit helps us develop a closer relationship with God?

4. How have you experienced the truth of Martin Luther’s words that “by our own reason, understanding and strength we cannot come to faith?”

5. What are some of the things we can do to “keep the unity the Holy Spirit desires?”

6. How would you say you have experienced the Holy Spirit working in your life?

 

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