Shady Acres, Brazoria
07/ March 8, 1981 P.M.
"MAKING JESUS LORD IN YOUR LIFE"
"THE SPIRIT-CONTROLLED LIFE"
Parallel passages-John 16:13-14, Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:38,
Acts 4:31, and Esph. 5.
INTRODUCTION: CHURCHES ARE FULL OF PEOPLE WHO ARE INSENSITIVE AND CRUEL.
A CHURCH CANNOT BE IN REVIVAL WHEN PEOPLE WALK IN THE
FLESH, RATHER THAN THE SPIRIT.
I. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE FILL ED WITH THE SPIRIT?
Exp; 'Plapow"-be made complete, made whole. That which fills you
up controls you.
Ill: Controlled, Mastered, Lorded, Possessed by the Spirit.
App: If we refuse the Spirit's control, then we want to walk
carnal and fulfill the desires of the flesh.
II. IT IS A COMMANDMENT TO BE FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT.(18)
Exp: It is a-sin not to be filled with the Spirit.
Ill: People who teach in own power, decide in power of flesh.
App: Zechariah 4:6-"Not by might, not by power, but by Spirit."
III. HOW DO WE-GET FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT?
Exp: 1. Recognize the Spirit's presence within us.(l Cor. 6:19)
2. Realize it to be God's will.(John 7:37)-Thirst!
3. We must deal with our sin honest ...
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