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Sermons on Holy Spirit

Healing Prayer

We serve a Healer!  Using Acts stories, demonstrate how the Jesus message is often a “show and tell” gospel – that the message of “I make all things new” can apply to our emotions and bodies here and now. What would our witness be like if we prayed for healing for people in Red Square? […]

Who is the Holy Spirit?

John 14:16-18 & Acts 16:7 Some may think of the Holy Spirit and be curious, nervous, feel stuck, or that they do no need him. To all these people, the message of the first sermon is the same: the Holy Spirit is God himself, and the Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Jesus.

The Holy Spirit Adopts Us

Romans 8:14-17, Mark 1:9-11   Perhaps the most fundamental thing the Spirit does is sealing us as part of God’s family.  He sealed Jesus as the beloved Son, and Paul says we have received the Spirit of adoption.  The Holy Spirit reshapes our fundamental identity to be: we are children of God.  The Spirit is […]

Life in the spirit – 1

Fall Camp Session 1: The Spirit in the Life of Jesus and His disciples –  The Spirit has always been God’s empowering presence in the lives of His people.  He’s all over the Old Testament, and enjoys an empowering relationship with Jesus, too.  So when Jesus says, “I’m leaving,” He can also say, “But I […]

Life in the Spirit – 2

Fall Camp Session 2 – What does it mean to keep in step with the Spirit? Paul says our relationship with the Spirit is like dancing – letting Him take the lead, letting Him facilitate our relationship with God, empowering us for His mission, healing us from our past hurts, remaking us to look like […]

Life in the Spirit – 3

Fall Camp Session 3 – What’s it mean for a whole community to keep in step with the Spirit? The Spirit is not only an individual Counselor, Guide, Empowerer, and facilitator of our relationship with Jesus on a personal level.  He also does that for us corporately.  In fact, a community of people “in step […]