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  • Jesus Gives Us Truth Series

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Mar 9, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    The Holy Spirit tells us the truth. He tells us the truth about sin (the sin of unbelief), about righteousness (in Jesus), and about judgment.

    WHAT JESUS IS DOING here is: He is consoling his disciples. This is the last night before his death, and he tells them that he is gong away. And, of course, they are sad. But he reassures them. He tells them that his departure is for their good. “It is to your advantage that I go more

  • Ready Or Not, Here I Come Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 57 ratings

    Living in the Kingdom of God. The Spirit creates the Kingdom by convicting, leading into truth, and glorifying Jesus

    Ready Or Not, Here I Come: Spirit and the World John 16:5-15 May 31/Jun 1, 2003 Intro: It is quite something to belong to a kingdom. It provides you with a sense of security, identity, belonging, and recognition. A good kingdom provides for its people – it protects more

  • How The Holy Spirit Guides

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on May 22, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    How do we discern the Holy Spirit's guidance?

    Intro How can we tell if an idea comes from the Holy Spirit or not? Purpose Many people claim to be led by the Holy Spirit, but we need to test what they say and find out the truth for ourselves. Plan One place that we can look at is John 16:12-15 where Jesus teaches about what the more

  • What Does The Church Do? Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Oct 21, 2003
    based on 2 ratings

    The world today sees the church as powerless and irrelevant in our culture and the reason is due in great part because of our failure to live life differently than the world around us.

    In the play, My Fair Lady, Eliza is being courted by Freddy, who writes to her daily of his love for her. Eliza’s response to his notes is to cry out in frustration: Words! Words! I’m so sick of words!... Don’t talk of stars Burning above, If you’re in love, Show me! more

  • Grace Exposed

    Contributed by William Lindsey on Dec 14, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    The work of the Holy Spirit as discribed by Jesus in john 16:8-11

    Title: Grace Exposed MAIN TEXT: John 16: 8 And when he comes, he will prove the world wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment: 9 about sin, because they do not believe in me; 10 about righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you will see me no longer; 11 about judgment, more

  • The Spirit's Ministry Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jun 9, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus does not leave us alone when he ascends to the Father. He sends us his spirit to enlighten us, sanctify us,and enable us to minister.

    John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 “The Spirit’s Ministry” INTRODUCTION Between the first Easter and his ascension, Jesus appeared to his disciples and to over five hundred others who became eye-witnesses to his resurrection. We do not know much of what Jesus said or did during those forty days. more

  • An Inside Job Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 30, 2012

    The Spirit anoints our witness, guides us in truth, and glorifies God the Father through us.

    John 15:26-27, 16:4-15 INTRODUCTION Today is the day of Pentecost. We celebrate today as the birthday of the Church, when Jesus sent his Spirit upon his followers. In Luke’s account the Spirit came with the roar of a mighty wind, flames of fire, and the gift of language. John has more

  • Opposition And The Gift Of The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Mar 12, 2001
    based on 66 ratings

    Christians will meet opposition today justas they did in Jesus day. The Holy Spirit is given to help them meet that opposition.

    There’s no doubt that for the early Christians, opposition and persecution were a fact of life. We only have to read a few chapters into the history of the early Church, as we find it in Acts and we discover Peter and John being arrested and brought before the Sanhedrin to explain why they’re more

  • Leading Us All The Way Home

    Contributed by Kevin Barron on May 25, 2013

    Sermon for Trinity Sunday on the Holy Spirit

    LEADING US ALL THE WAY HOME JOHN 16:5-15 TRINITY SUNDAY MAY 26, 2013 FARM HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, HARRISBURG, AR INTRO. In C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia”, the young girl Jill approaches a stream. She has had nothing to drink for quite some time and is very more

  • The Holy Spirit: What Does He Do? Series

    Contributed by Steven Angus on Sep 26, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    The work of the Holy Spirit

    Yates Pool is a famous oil field in West Texas. During the Great Depression of the 1930’s, this field was a sheep ranch owned by a man named Ira Yates. Because of Yates’ inability to make enough money on his ranching operation to make his mortgage payment, he was in danger of losing his more

  • The Third Person Of The Trinity, The Comforter, The Helper

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 78 ratings

    How the Holy Spirit owrks in the world today

    The third person of the Trinity, the comforter, the Helper John 16:7-14 {7}However, I am telling you the truth: It’s good for you that I’m going away. If I don’t go away, the helper won’t come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. [8] He will come to convict the world of sin, to more

  • The Pilgrim's Path 2 Penitence

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Jan 8, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    The Pilgrim’s path is the way of the Beattitudes. Penitence is a matter of the heart’s attitude toward receiving forgiveness.

    The Pilgrim’s Path Part-2, Mathew 5:1-12 Penitence Introduction The Congregational preacher of old, D.L. Moody, told the story of a rebellious and angry boy who had run away from home. He had given his father no end of trouble. He had refused all the invitations his father had sent him to come more

  • "I Will Send You Another . . ." Series

    Contributed by Derek Melanson on Mar 29, 2006

    The Holy Spirit is sent by Jesus and the Father to continue the work Jesus began, and to do so in and through the disciples.

    “I Will Send You Another . . .” John 14: 15 – 17, 25, 26; 15: 26; 16: 7 – 15 Introduction: Jesus sends us a baby-sitter! 1. When as children our parents had to go away, they got us a baby-sitter (or maybe now you act as a baby-sitter!) a. The baby-sitter is supposed to look after the more

  • America's Greatest Sin

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jan 22, 2003
    based on 67 ratings

    This sermon looks at the issue of abortion and dispells many of the modern myths we have about abortion and reminds us of the forgiveness found in Jesus Christ.

    This morning we come to an issue that I believe to be one of the most crucial topics we have ever addressed here at this issue that I myself am very passionate about yet an issue that to often the church has been willing to turn a blind eye to. Abortion. It’s an issue that divides more

  • The Holy Spirit: The Answer For Our Confusion Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Jan 23, 2014

    Wisdom, Help, Peace, Prayer

    Romans 8:26-27 (p. 787) January 26, 2014 Introduction: Have you ever heard this quote...”If you want to make God laugh...tell Him your plans!” I think that’s what James meant when he said, “Now listen you who say we’ll go here and we’ll do more