The Holy Spirit | Week 8
Purchased –Redeemed us
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NKJV) 19 You are not your own? 20 For you were bought at a price.
Acts 20:28 (NKJV) 28 God purchased you with His own blood.
Forgiven—Cleansed us—Erased our debt
Colossians 2:13-14(NIV) He forgave us all our sins, 14 having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross.
Psalm 103:11-12 (NKJV) For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is His mercy toward those who fear Him; 12 As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.
Made new—Born of God by the Holy Spirit
John 3:1-7 (NKJV)—Born of the Spirit
Titus 3:4-5 (NKJV)—Regeneration and renewing of the Spirit
Ephesians 2:1-9,11-13,18-19 (NKJV)—Made alive
Colossians 1:13-14 (NLT) 13 God has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son, 14 who purchased our freedom and forgave our sins.
Being born again puts us “in Christ”. We become part of the family.
John 1:11-13 (NKJV)
2 Corinthians 5:17—“in Christ”
How are we born again?
Romans 10:9-10 (NKJV)
John 20:19-22 (NKJV)— Genesis 2:7
· First account of being “born again.” vs. John 16:7 (NKJV)
When we are born again our position changes, our relationship changes
· This is the work of the Holy Spirit
1 Corinthians 12:13 (NKJV)
Matthew 3:11 (NKJV)
11 I indeed baptize you with water, but He who is coming after me…He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
What is the purpose of being born again?
Born again (saved)
John 3:3—Unless one is born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God
John 3:5—Unless one is born of water and of the Spirit he cannot enter the Kingdom of God
John 3:16—whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life
John 3:36—He who believe on the Son has everlasting life
John 4:7-14 fountain
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
John 7:37-39 rivers
Luke 24:36-53—NOTICE they were saved, but were not yet empowered for service (WAIT).
Born again = an infusion life
Baptized = an infusion of power