I Corinthians 3:16-17


Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you? 17If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him; for God’s temple is sacred, and you are that temple.



THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A PERSON                                                                                   Galatians 4:6

Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, Abba, Father.


1.         He speaks .                                                                            Revelation 2:7

2.         He intercedes .                                                                         Romans 8:26

3.         He testifies .                                                                                John 15:26

4.         He leads .                                                                                       Acts 8:29

5.         He commands .                                                                           Acts 16:6-7

6.         He guides .                                                                                  John 16:13

7.         He assures .                                                                             Romans 8:16

8.         He grieves .                                                                          Ephesians 4:30


The Holy Spirit has been sent to assist you in all matters of Christian experience.



THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A DIVINE PART OF THE HOLY TRINITY:                    Genesis 1:1-3


1.         He is eternal .                                                                          Hebrews 9:14

2.         He is all-powerful .                                                                         Luke 1:35

3.         He is ever present .                                                                    Psalm 139:7

4.         He is all-knowing .                                                         I Corinthians 2:10-11



THE HOLY SPIRIT AT WORK IN THE CHURCH:                                                     Ephesians 1:13-14


1.         He reproves sin .                                                                      John 16:7-11

2.         He preserves the saint .                                                 II Thessalonians 2:7

3.         He works in the Church .                                                     Ephesians 2:22


The Holy Spirit in the Church is the sign that the new age of fulfillment has begun.

C. H. Dodd


4.         He works in our lives .                                                       II Corinthians 2:10



THE HOLY SPIRIT FILLS THE BELIEVER FOR A PURPOSE:                                           I John 4:13

We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

1.         Power to live the holy life.                                               I Corinthians 10:31

2.         Power for service .                                                                            Acts 4:8

3.         Power to witness .                                                                            Acts 1:8


Brothers, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them. (Acts 6:3)



HOW TO BE FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT:                                                             Galatians 5:16

So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.


The most basic question any Christian can ask is this: Who is ruling my life, self or Christ?

                                                                  Billy Graham


1.         Understanding .                                                                           Luke 11:13

2.         Submission .                                                                             Romans 6:18

3.         Surrender .                                                                            Romans 12:1-2

4.         Faith .                                                                                       Romans 6:11



To be truly Christian is to be able to confess with Paul, With Christ I have been co-crucified and ego lives no more, but Christ lives in me.

                                                          William M. Greathouse