You Tell Them! (2 of 4) by Larry Osborne

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You Tell Them! (2 of 4)
Series: What Difference Does It Make?
Dr. Larry Osborne
Acts 1:8

A Quick Look Back: It's a good thing He's gone!

- From with us to in us!
John 14:16-20/ Galatians 2:20/ John 16:7-13 and Acts 1:1-8

- The same Spirit and power Jesus had!
Matthew 3:13 - 4:24 and Luke 3:21-23/ Matthew 12:24-37

A Closer Look At The Holy Spirit:

- An Obvious Question: Why Can't We Do Miracles Left and Right?
John 12:49-50 and 14:10, 31/ Acts 16:7, Philippians 2:13 and Ephesians 2:10

- We're given power to carry out God's assignment, not our wish list.

- The Inside-Out Factor: How Does the Holy Spirit Change Us?
John 14:26/ 1 Corinthians 2:10-16/ Philippians 2:13

1. Inner Promptings

2. Spiritual Enlightenment

3. Changed Desires

4. Spiritual Power

Witnessing 101:
Matthew 28:18-20/ Acts 1:4-8 and John 16:7-13/ Matthew 4:23-5:1 and 2 Timothy 2:24-26

- If we won't, no one else will!

- Warning: Never try this on your own!

- Follow the Jesus Pattern:

1. Look for open doors.

2. Earn the right to be heard.

3, Speak the truth in love, not anger - or don't speak at all.

As a result of this week's teaching and study, do you feel God nudging you toward an open door, reminding you to speak the truth in love, or giving you the opportunity to earn the right to be heard? If so, what is one step you can take to follow His leading?

Growth Group Homework

Looking back over your notes from this week's sermon, what did you find most challenging, helpful or interesting? Did you find yourself taking notes about any of the points to help you remember?

1. Pastor Larry took some time to help us understand how the Holy Spirit works to change us. Have you ever seen the Holy Spirit influence your d ...

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