Who Is the Holy Spirit?

holy spirit rotatorI began a new series this weekend at Eastbrook Church on the Holy Spirit with a general overview of who the Holy Spirit is from Jesus’ teaching to His disciples in John 14-16

You can listen to my message at the Eastbrook web-site here. You can also follow the RSS feed for Eastbrook sermons or follow Eastbrook Church on Twitter or Facebook. A slightly revised message outline is included below:

A Gift Received (John 14:16)

God’s Personal Presence (John 14:16-18)

  • “be with you forever…he lives with you and will be in you” (14:16, 17)
  • “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you” (14:18)
  • Metaphors of wind, fire and water

Helper and Friend (John 14:162615:2616:7)

  • Paraclete
  • Called to another’s side as friend, counselor, helper
  • God who is with us and for us

Truth Teller (John 14:172615:2616:13)

  • “the spirit of truth” (14:17; 15:26; 16:13)
  • “teach you all things” (14:26) & “guide you into all truth” (16:13)
  • “remind you of everything I have said to you” (14:26)

Revealer of Wrong (John 16:8-11)

  • sin
  • righteousness
  • judgment

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