To be a place of grace, we must be connected to Jesus; love; and have support to face the hate.
The Father is involved in his creation as a father is involved in the lives of his children.
The Son is God in flesh, who comes to redeem the world
The Holy Spirit is God intimately connected to people
John 15:26: When the Advocate comes …
The Paraclete comforts
Psalm 23:4 – Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
The Paraclete advocates.
Psalm 139:23-24 - 23 Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
The Paraclete encourages
Ephesians 2:10 - For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do
The Paraclete informs
John 15:26 - … he will testify about me.
John 15:26 - I will send to you from the Father—the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father.
You need to hear the truth you don’t want to hear.
How do you know if it is really the Holy Spirit speaking to you?
Is the message consistent with Scripture
Is the message challenging
Does wise counsel agree this is a message from God?
The support and prayer of a LIFE Group will help you hear the Holy Spirit.
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John 15:27 -27 And you also must testify, for you have been with me from the beginning.
We can share what the Holy Spirit shares with us.
What have you seen Jesus do?
Who needs to hear those stories?
Lord, show me who needs to hear my stories.
Do you want God intimately involved in your life?
Whatever I face in life, I want to face it alone.