3. Filled with the Spirit

Ephesians 5:15-20 Be very careful, then, how you live--not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. So far in this series, we have seen how every born again Christian has the HS dwelling within them, this source of power that enables us to live our lives in the way that God would h

2. The Promise of the Spirit

On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, "Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them." By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified. Last Sunday, we saw how Jesus told Nicodemus in John 3, that the 1st prerequisite to experiencing the Holy Spirit in our lives is that we must be born again, we must receive Christ into our lives. And as we do so, he says that we will be born of the Spirit, we will experience a whole new spiritua

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