04. The Holy Spirit and Our Spiritual Growth

Bible Text: John 14:15-26 | Preacher: Sahr Mbwira | Series: Rooted: Applying the Gospel to All of Life

Sermon Outline

1. The Holy Spirit is a gift from the Father and the Son.
Some of his attributes include:
– The Holy Spirit helps you when you need to bear witness to the gospel.
– The Holy Spirit comforts, advises, encourages, and strengthens you.
– The Holy Spirit draws people to the gospel.
– The Holy Spirit convicts you of sin.
– The Holy Spirit sets you free from the sins you struggle to overcome.
– The Holy Spirit bears witness that you are a child of God.
– The Holy Spirit helps you to abound with hope.
– The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
2. The Holy Spirit lives in those that put their faith in Christ. He is a guarantee of the finished and sufficient work of Christ – Eph.1 and 2 Cor.1.

3. The work of the Holy Spirit is many. But it is ultimately about pointing you to Christ and magnifying the love of Christ in and through your life