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2 Table of Contents Holy Spirit I Lesson 1 Three Works of the Holy Spirit. 2 Lesson 2 Dispensations of the Holy Spirit... 5 Lesson 3 Changes Produced by the Holy Spirit... 8 Lesson 4 How to Do the Greater Works Lesson 5 Six Qualities of the Holy Spirit. 13 Lesson 6 Three Things the Holy Spirit Does in the World.. 15 Lesson 7 What the Holy Spirit Will Do 17 Lesson 8 Holy Spirit Power.. Test Review

3 Lesson 1 Three Works of the Holy Spirit Holy Spirit I Lesson 1 Text: John 3:1-6 Matthew 3:11, 12 Luke 4:14-19 Introduction: Most Christians want all God has for them. Most do not have it because of three things: 1. Ignorance 2. Misinformation 3. Denominational Doctrines Solution: It is all in the Bible! Study the Bible! I. Bible Doctrines on the Holy Spirit A. Need to be born of the Spirit B. Need to be baptized of the Spirit C. Need to operate in power of the Spirit 2

4 Lesson 1 Three Works of the Holy Spirit II. Everyone Must Be Born of the Spirit III. After New Birth Need to Be Baptized in Holy Spirit A. New birth qualifies you to live life of God on earth B. Baptism in Holy Spirit enables you to live it IV. Need the Power of Holy Spirit to Be Manifested Through Our Lives V. Three Things We Can Experience A. Be born of Spirit B. Be baptized in Spirit C. Go forth in power of Spirit 3

5 Lesson 1 Three Works of the Holy Spirit Assignment: 1. Find and note the scriptures that show when Jesus experienced these three things (born of Spirit, baptized in Spirit, and going forth in the power of the Spirit). 2. Find and note the scriptures that show when the Apostle Paul experienced these three things. 3. Write out your testimony of when you experienced these three things. 4

6 Lesson 2 Dispensations of the Holy Spirit Holy Spirit I Lesson 2 Text: Matthew 3:13-17 Genesis 8:8-12 Introduction: Three different dispensations of the Holy Spirit using types and shadows teaching from Old Testament we find in Genesis 8:8-12 these happenings: 1. v. 9 dove sent out; no rest returned 2. v. 11 dove sent out; returned with leaf judgment over 3. v. 12 dove sent out; did not return I. Old Testament Dispensation (Genesis to Malachi) A. Holy Spirit came upon certain people, at certain times, for certain service, then departed 1. 1 Samuel 10:6, 10; 11:6; 16:14 2. Judges 13:25; 14:6, 19; 15:14; 16:19 B. Under Old Covenant dispensation, the Spirit found no place to stay! 5

7 Lesson 2 Dispensations of the Holy Spirit II. Gospel Dispensation (Matthew to John) A. Resurrection Romans 8:11; olive branch in dove s mouth shows us that God s judgment of sin is over for all that are in Christ B. Judgment of sin fell on Jesus John 5:24 (death) III. Church Age or New Testament Dispensation (Pentecost to Present) A. Spirit now comes and stays forever B. He indwells all believers Romans 8:11, 14, 16 The Holy Spirit is in us and will not leave us! 6

8 Lesson 2 Dispensations of the Holy Spirit Assignment: 1. Besides the examples given in point I of the Holy Spirit coming for a certain service, write out at least two other scriptural examples. 2. Give three examples of the Holy Spirit working in the life and ministry of Jesus. 3. Give three examples of the Holy Spirit working in the lives of believers after Pentecost. 7

9 Lesson 3 Changes Produced by the Holy Spirit Holy Spirit I Lesson 3 Introduction: Jesus taught three things about the Holy Spirit. If Jesus taught them, they are 1. Important 2. Something we should know I. Spirit Produces Inward Changes A. John 3:1-6 B. 2 Corinthians 5:17 II. Spirit Produces an Upward Worship A. John 4:7-24 B. 1 Corinthians 14:15 8

10 Lesson 3 Changes Produced by the Holy Spirit III. Spirit Produces an Outward Flow A. John 7:37-39 B. Acts 1:8 Read Ezekiel 47:1-9 Assignment: In your own words, write out examples of these three things as they have occurred in your life or in the life of someone you know personally. 9

11 Lesson 4 How to Do the Greater Works Holy Spirit I Lesson 4 Text: John 14:10-17 (Focus v. 12) Introduction: Most of us will admit that the church as a whole is not doing the works of Jesus let alone the greater works. We will look at three things that will help us begin to do the works of Jesus and the greater works. I. Because Jesus Has Gone to the Father (John 14:12) A. He came to earth as a man B. Lived a sinless life C. About to take upon Himself: 1. Our sins 2. Our sicknesses 3. Our curse 10

12 Lesson 4 How to Do the Greater Works 4. Taste death for us 5. Go to hell for us 6. Suffer for us D. Threw back demons of hell E. Triumphed over death, hell, and the grave F. Took keys from Satan G. Led captivity captive H. Came forth from tomb victoriously I. Ascended to the Father Read: Hebrews 9:11-14, 23-28; 10:1-22; 1:3; Ephesians 1:

13 Lesson 4 How to Do the Greater Works II. He Is Giving Us the Right to Use His Name (John 14:13) A. Mark 16:17, 18; Matthew 28 III. The Holy Spirit Is Given to Dwell in Us (John 14:16, 17) A. John 14:10 Spirit in Jesus enabled Him B. Acts 1:8 To do the works of Jesus: 1. Receive His redemptive work 2. Receive the right to use His name 3. Receive the Holy Spirit Assignment: 1. Define works as used in this lesson. 2. List four works of Jesus using scriptural examples. 3. What one work could only be done by Jesus? 4. Define receive and be able to explain it to others. 12

14 Lesson 5 Six Qualities of the Holy Spirit Holy Spirit I Lesson 5 Text: John 14:16-18 and 14:26-27 Introduction: Six qualities of the Holy Spirit I. He Is the Comforter John 14:16 II. He Will Abide with Us Forever John 14:16 III. He Is the Spirit of Truth John 14:17 IV. The World Cannot Receive the Holy Spirit John 14:17 13

15 Lesson 5 Six Qualities of the Holy Spirit V. He Will Teach Us All Things John 14:26 VI. He Will Bring All Things to Our Remembrance John 14:26 Assignment: 1. In your own life, list the three most important qualities of the Holy Spirit and why they are important to you. 2. In sharing with others about the Holy Spirit, list the three most important qualities of the Spirit and why you believe they are important. 14

16 Lesson 6 Three Things the Holy Spirit Does in the World Holy Spirit I Lesson 6 Text: John 16:7-11 Introduction: Three things the Holy Spirit does in the world I. Reproves the World of Sin John 16:8, 9 A. Define reprove B. Two things to note about this aspect of the Spirit s ministry 1. Who He will reprove 2. What sin? II. Reproves the World of Righteousness John 16:8, 10 A. Isaiah 64:6 righteousness as filthy rags 15

17 Lesson 6 Three Things the Holy Spirit Does in the World III. Reproves the World of Judgment John 16:11 Conclusion: If this is good news to the world, think how wonderful it is to Believers! 1. Your sin has been dealt with. 2. Your righteousness is in Christ. 3. Our enemy is eternally defeated. HALLELUJAH! Assignment: 1. Define world as used in this lesson. 2. In sharing with a lost person, why is it important to know which sin the Holy Spirit will convict of? 3. Define righteousness. 4. Which judgment will the Holy Spirit convict of? 16

18 Lesson 7 What the Holy Spirit Will Do Holy Spirit I Lesson 7 Text: John 16:12-14 I. What the Holy Spirit Will Do A. He will guide us into all truth B. He ll not speak on His own authority but whatever He hears from Heaven, He will speak C. He ll show us things to come D. He ll glorify Jesus E. He ll receive from Jesus and show it to us 17

19 Lesson 7 What the Holy Spirit Will Do II. He ll Guide Us into All Truth A. Truth of redemption B. Truth of new birth C. Truth concerning our authority Assignment: Since we only illustrated point A of what the Holy Spirit will do, take points B through E and write out your own illustration of the Holy Spirit doing these things. 18

20 Lesson 8 Holy Spirit Power Holy Spirit I Lesson 8 Text: Acts 1:8 Introduction: Who said this? How many of you think He knows what He was talking about? As we begin, let s define two words: 1. Power 2. Witness I. Power to Liberate or Free Our Spirits to Communicate Directly with God A. Acts 2:1-4 B. 1 Corinthians 14:2 C. 1 Corinthians 14:14, 15 II. Power to Have Boldness in Face of Persecution (Acts 3 & 4) 19

21 Lesson 8 Holy Spirit Power III. Power to Face Death A. Acts 7:54-60 IV. Power to Face the Devil and Demonic Forces (Acts: 13:2-8; 9-12) As you do these things by the Holy Spirit, you will be a witness for the Lord Jesus! Assignment: 1. We have listed four things the Holy Spirit gives us power to do. Name two others and give scriptural references. 2. Have you experienced the Holy Spirit s power in any of these areas? 3. If so, write it out on paper and be able to share with others as you witness. 20

22 Test Review In Lesson 1 Know the 3 hindrances to knowing all that God has for you Know the 3 doctrines in the Bible on the Holy Spirit New Birth Qualifies, Baptism of the Holy Spirit enables Know the 3 experiences of the Spirit In Lesson 2 Know the dispensations of the Holy Spirit What did Jesus take upon Himself for us Know the difference between the Old Testament and church age indwelling of the Holy Spirit In Lesson 3 Know what Jesus taught us about the Holy Spirit, I, II, and III In Lesson 4 Know I, C 1-3 pg. 9 Know 4-6 of C, pg 10 Know pg 10, D-I Know pg 11, II and III What are the works of Jesus In Lesson 5 What are the 6 characteristics of the Holy Spirit In Lesson 6 Know what it means when, the Holy Spirit reproves the World of Sin? Know Isaiah 64:6, and John 16:8,10 regarding Righteousness In Lesson 7 Know what the Holy Spirit will do Know what truths the Holy Spirit reveals to us In Lesson 8 Know the 4 areas that the Holy Spirit gives us Power 21

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