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Acts

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Acts 5 Ananias and Sapphira die at the apostles feet. We discussed why aren't people dropping dead.. Would living closer to the Holy Spirit have greater consequences? The apostles heal many. The apostles persecuted. Acts 6 The choosing of the seven. Stephen seized.

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Holy Spirit

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After receiving salvation you receive the Holy Spirit. But not filled (empowered) with the Holy Spirit until you're baptised in the Holy Spirit. Acts 19. Paul asks if they received the Holy Spirit as the first thing in talking to them. 1st Corinthians 13:12, We see dimly until The Perfect...

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Holy Spirit

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A king can't simply sit in his castle and expect to maintain rule of his kingdom. He has to fulfil his role. And as heirs to God's kingdom we must fulfil our roles, being active in our faith and relationship with the Holy Spirit. Acts 1:15 baptised in the Holy...

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Holy Spirit

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Three levels of relationships: physical, soul (or personality), spiritual. Physical is usually the initial connection between couples. Soul is when that relationship deepens. Spiritual is the deepest level of a relationship, where you will know the true motives when you're in tune with their spirit. 1 Corinthians 2:11 “For who...

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Holy Spirit

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If we grieve the Holy Spirit we must be sure to sincerely apologise rather then a quick fix prayer to stay in communion with the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit who is fully God has chosen to make home in our hearts. Mathew 15:6-9 tradition vs word of God. To...

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Holy Spirit: communion means partnership

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Good partnership requires communication and action. Good partners develop flow and ebb. Abraham & God had a close partnership: communication and action. The Holy Spirit is a senior partner in the God Head whose here on earth to be in partnership with us. Further reading: Balaam and the Donkey: Numbers...

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Personality of the Holy Spirit

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In order to understand a person's personality we must understand how that person ticks. This is the same of the Holy Spirit. Paul's last letters to the Corinthians says we're to have communion with the Holy Spirit: fellowship, partnership & intimacy. It's clearly written the apostles heavily relied on communion...

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Holy Spirit

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It was to our benefit when Jesus said He must go away for our helper to come. Unlike the Holy Spirit we all couldn't visit Jesus in His physical form. The Holy Spirit has many names in the bible. Spirit of light, Spirit of revelation, Spirit of grace, author of...

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Holy Spirit

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People mistakenly say Jesus is in their hearts. It's written that Jesus left the earth and is at the right hand of God the father. The Holy Spirit was left for us, whom it is we have in our hearts. The Holy Spirit was the first member of the God...

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40 days of Community

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Session 6 - Worship Together Summary of worship in one word: Give. Giving makes us more like God. Giving draws us closer to God. Giving is (only) the antidote to materialism. Giving strengthens our faith. Malachi 3:10. Giving is an investment in eternity. 1 Timothy 6:18-19. Giving blesses us in...

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