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The focus for the coming few Sunday mornings is the Holy Spirit, how we recognise Him, and how we should respond to Him.
The theme is “Recognising and Responding to God’s Gift of the Holy Spirit.”
Today we are talking about Using The Gifts of The Holy Spirit.
God is the great giver.
He has given us His Son, Jesus Christ, to be our Saviour, Teacher, Friend, Lord, and Helper.
God has also given us the Holy Spirit to dwell within us to do God’s work.
The Holy Spirit was given the day of Pentecost to accomplish a number of significant purposes.
He came to identify Jesus Christ as the risen, living Lord and Messiah.
He was given to unite the followers of Christ into a living body in which Christ could dwell and continue His work of redemption in the world.
The Holy Spirit was given to identify the church to the Jewish people as the new Israel through whom God would carry forward His eternal redemptive purpose.
Let me make this clear we the church are not a replacement for Israel, but we are to make the Jews so jealous of our God that they convert to Christianity.
He was given to enable and to empower the church to succeed in preaching the gospel to the ends of the earth.
He was given to impart and to plant the confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord’ at the very centre of everyone’s being.
The Holy Spirit was given to produce within each believer the nature and character and personality of Jesus Christ.
While the Holy Spirit is the great gift of God to each believer, the Scriptures teach us that the Holy Spirit imparts spiritual gifts to every member of the church that each one might fulfil the function God has for Him.
Until next time
Stay in the Blessings
I really want to encourage you to be diligent with your Bible study time, because God has so much more for us than we can get from just going to church once or twice a week and hearing someone else talk about the Word.
When you spend time with God, your life will change in amazing ways, because God is a Redeemer.
Theres nothing thats too hard for Him, and He can make you whole, spirit, soul and body!
You’re important to God, and you’re important to us at www.refinerylife.org
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