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Waiting For WHAT ? (1 of 21)
Series: The Jesus Chronicles Part II
Pastor Chris Brown
THE PURPOSE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
? You can't serve God without Him.
Acts 1:4-8, John 15:4-6, John 8:27-30
? The Spirit is not an experience, He's a new way of life.
Acts 1:8, Romans 5:10, Galatians 2:20, Romans 8:5-9, 1 John 2:27
? His primary purpose is to make God look good…not us.
Acts 1:8, 2 Timothy 1:7-9, Matthew 5:13-16
TWO QUESTIONS TO ASK
- How do we practice God's presence in our life?
- How do we wait well?
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)
1. One of the responsibilities of the Holy Spirit is to produce the fruit of the Spirit in our lives (see Galatians 5:22-23). When we see a list like this we can often focus too much on what our part is in producing this fruit instead of on God's part. What insights into your role in fruit bearing do you see in this quote?
"I believe there is a reason Paul listed these virtues and moved on. They aren't given to us as goals to pursue. Why? Because you and I cannot produce fruit…That's not our responsibility. The Holy ...
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