Contributed on Apr 6, 2005
The importance and divinity of the Holy Spirit - introduction to series on the Holy Spirit
Knowing The Holy Spirit April 3, 2005 John 16:5-15 Have you ever thought to yourself how amazing it would be to have been around when Jesus walked the earth – just to be near him, to see his face, to hear his voice? Read John 16:6-15 Jesus says “It is for your good that I am going ...read more
Contributed on Apr 14, 2005
The Spirit is part of the circle dance of the Trinity
Knowing The Holy Spirit April 10, 2005 The Spirit and the Trinity Luke 3:21-22 God is three, and God is one. The Trinity is not an easy concept to understand much less to explain. I’ve had supper time conversations with the kids that go like this: “Jesus is God.” “But God is ...read more
Contributed on Apr 20, 2005
The Holy Spirit Brings life to the creation.
Knowing The Holy Spirit April 17, 2005 The Spirit and Creation Genesis 1:1-2, 2:7 Last week we saw how the Spirit is in the Trinity, we talked of the trinity as this eternal circle dance, where the Three are One and they are forever giving Glory to each other. We saw that God always ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2005
Jesus was always deeply connected to the Spirit, we should be too.
Knowing the Holy Spirit April 24, 2005 Jesus and The Spirit Acts 10:37-38 We often talk about Jesus’ deep connection with the Father. We say that the reason that he was able to do the miraculous things that he did, teach the amazing things he taught, obey even to the point of death is ...read more
Contributed on May 3, 2005
We were created to join in the dance of unity with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Spirit draws us back into the dance.
Knowing the Holy Spirit May 1, 2005 The Spirit and Union (Baptism in the Spirit) Do you remember a few weeks ago we were trying to find an image, a metaphor for the trinity that goes beyond an fills out the images of the egg, or the shamrock, or fire? And we rediscovered this ancient ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2005
The Spirit reminds us who we are in Christ.
Knowing The Holy Spirit May 8, 2005 The Spirit and Identity Matthew 3:13-4:11 Donald Miller writes in “Blue Like Jazz,” “everybody wants to be fancy and new. Nobody wants to be themselves. I mean, maybe people want to be themselves, but they want to be different, with different clothes ...read more
Contributed on May 17, 2005
Pentecost is the Birthday of the Church. This sermon looks at what we were born for.
Knowing The Holy Spirit May 15, 2005 Pentecost The Spirit and the Church Acts 1:1-11, 2:1-47 You may remember what I’ve been saying about how the Trinity is involved in the creation. How the Father and the Son work together to form the whole of creation, and how the Spirit, who is the ...read more