E-Free Church - Gaylord Campus
Living Under the Influence Part 7
What is the Holy Spirit? What is His purpose? What does it mean to be filled with Holy Spirit. Join us as we discover together what the bible teaches about the Holy Spirit and how He works in our lives.
Locations & Times
  • E-Free Church - Gaylord Campus
    1649 M-32, Gaylord, MI 49735, USA
    Sunday 7:00 AM
What does the Holy Spirit do?
His work in the lives of SAINTS
The REGNERATING work of the Holy Spirit
The INDWELLING work of the Holy Spirit
The SEALING work of the Holy Spirit
The BAPTIZING work of the Holy Spirit
The FILLING work of the Holy Spirit

The benefits of being filled with the spirit
He PRAYS for the believer (Romans 8:26-27)
He GUIDES the believer (John 16:12-14)
He TEACHES the believer (1 John 2:20, 21, 27)
He EMPOWERS the believer for witnessing (Acts 1:8)
He gives the believer ASSURANCE of salvation

He gives the believer assurance of salvation

The Holy Spirit is constantly present to provide inner testimony of our Divine adoption (Romans 8:15-17)
This assurance is also seen in the fruit the Spirit of God brings into our lives (Galatians 5:22-23)
Love = Agape or self-sacrificial love (Luke 10:27)
Joy = An inner contentment in spite of circumstances (John 15:11)
Patience = A longsuffering and tolerance of mistreatment that causes growth (James 1:2-4)
Kindness = Tender concern for others in need (Ephesians 4:31-32)
Peace = Realization that God is in control no matter what my circumstances (Philippians 4:6-7)
Goodness = moral and spiritual excellence (Galatians 6:10)
Faithfulness = Loyalty and trustworthiness (Luke 16:10)
Gentleness = Meekness; Power under control (Philippians 4:4-5)
What is a spiritual gift?

What they are not

Natural Talents: These are abilities acquired from birth and developed by education and practice (Music, athleticism, etc.)

General Responsibilities or Reciprocal Commands: These are actions that all Christians are supposed to participate in (Witnessing, Mark 16:15; Loving, 1 John 3:11; etc.)

Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22, 23): These are character qualities that result from the Holy Spirit’s control in our lives

What they are
Special abilities
Given by the Holy Spirit
At the time of salvation
For service and ministry
Self-Control = Restraining passions and appetites (1 Peter 1:13)