I Know That a Christian Should Be Filled with the Spirit
Dr. Fred Lowery
Romans 7:14-23; 1 Corinthians 15:57; John 14:15-20; Romans 8:37; Ephesians 5:18; Galatians 5:16; Galatians 5:22-25; Ephesians 3:17-20; John 14:16; Romans 8:9
February 24, 2008
We are doing a series on I know that started it seems like last year and we are trying to get through some important things that are essential for you to nail down. We've talked about the fact that I know the Bible is the true word of God, relevant for today. I know that Jesus is the only way to salvation, there is no other way to heaven but in and through Jesus Christ. I know that a Christian cannot lose Jesus once you have Him in your heart. Once saved, always saved. And I know that Church matters, it matters to God and it ought to matter to us. Well today I know that as a believer God is in your life right now. That's right, awesome, almighty, all-powerful God is in your life right now for your good and for His glory. A little boy heard a sermon on that title God is in you and he punched his mama and he said that can't be right. God is big and I am little and if God was in me He would stick out all over me. That little boy didn't know it but he nailed it. If God is in your life He should stick out all over. In other words if God is in you, your friends should know that God is in you. Your family should know that God is in you. People with whom you work should know that God is in you. You can't hide God. You can't hide the Holy Spirit. Two things about the Holy Spirit you need to know since you brought it up. You can't hide the Holy Spirit, you can't flaunt the Holy Spirit. If you try to flaunt the Spirit you no longer have His fullness because He gets the glory. So what kind of Christian are you? That's a good place to start. Let me give you some examples. Some are wheelbarrow Christians, they are not any good unless you push them. Again I'm talking about your neighbors not you. Some ar ...
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