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sermons tagged 'Holy Spirit'

Celebration of Hope In Jesus

Acts 8.26-39
May 28th 2017

In preparation for today's baptismal service, we turn to the narrative of the Ethiopian eunuch and his meeting with Philip, a faithful follower & proclaimer of Christ. Together they studied the Words of the Prophet Isaiah, written over 700 years before Jesus...read >>

baptism, Ethiopian, eunuch, evangelism, exposition, Holy Spirit, Isaiah, Philip, Scripture, Truth, Word
Acts, baptism, discipleship

The Gospel of Peace

Matthew 9.35
Dec 4th 2016

Are you at peace with God? Should you be? Maybe: if your life is filled with Holy Spiri-enabled repentance, power and joy. But maybe not?

Could it be that, in the name of spiritual notches on our belts, evangelicalism has so watered down "the gospel" that...read >>

enmity, forgiveness, gospel, Holy Spirit, hostility, Isaiah 9, John 14.6, love, peace, redemption, rescue, sanctification, sin, transformation, war
Gospel, Matthew, peace

Fulfilling Righteousness

Matthew 5.17-19
Oct 25th 2015

If you were asked, "What's the purpose of God's grace?" what would your answer be? Do you know why God looks upon the Church with His undeserved favor? The answer from today's text might surprise you.read >>

cheap grace, grace, Great Commandment, holiness, Holy Spirit, law, love, obedience, righteousness
holiness, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

The Having In Hungering

Matthew 5.6
Jul 26th 2015

There are many things in the Christian life that cannot be explained, experienced, understood or lived until a person is one.

This week we'll take another look at Jesus' fourth Beatitude from Matthew's account of the Gospel. It may sound completely contradictory,...read >>

content, desire, holiness, Holy Spirit, hope, hunger, justification, pursuit, righteousness, sanctification, satisfaction, thirst, want
Beatitude, Holy Spirit, Matthew

Because He First Loved Us

1 John 4.7-21
Feb 8th 2015

What makes the Gospel glorious? God does. Not just who He is, but how He has manifested "who He is" among us: the death, burial & resurrection of His Son for our sin. All praise & glory is due Him!

So then, what's the connection between His...read >>

deeds, duty, freedom, good works, Holy Spirit, hope, joy, love, New Covenant, salvation, sanctification, service
glory, love, New Covenant

A Better Burial - Part 2

Genesis 35.1-15
Aug 3rd 2014

We left a lot unanswered last week. So this week we're gonna take another peek into the first 8 verses of chapter 35 again, as well as the next 7.

Our goal is to keep it simple this week: three smaller sections of Scripture with one main point made for each. Can...read >>

addiction, change, Good Shepherd, habit, Holy Spirit, love, New Covenant, new creation, overcome, power, repentance, transform
Genesis 35, Holy Spirit, New Covenant

The Doctrine of The Holy Spirit

Acts 1.4-8, Luke 24.46-49
Feb 23rd 2014

The Holy Spirit. Perhaps one of the most divisive doctrines in the Church. Ironically, however, He was given by God to unite the Church in the Spirit and Truth of Christ.

Is the Holy Spirit the cause of people flopping in the pews, barking like dogs? Or perhaps He...read >>

Church, faith, holiness, Holy Spirit, Pentecost, prayer, revival, trust, wait
Doctrine, Holy Spirit, prayer

In the Flow of Blood and Water

John 19.31-42
May 27th 2012

...that you may also believe. That is why John's Gospel and history itself was written: That you may know life abundantly in the Rock of Jesus Christ, from whose side flowed streams of blood and living water.read >>

Adam, believe, blood, forgiveness, garden, Holy Spirit, John 19.31-42, Joseph, justification, Moses, Nicodemus, pierce, Rock, sanctification, side, struck, water
Gospel of John, John 19

The Love Of The Beloved

John 17.25-26
Feb 19th 2012

How does Jesus reveal and continue to reveal the Father?

How does Jesus fix and increase the happiness in holiness of those who He reveals the Father to?

Join us as we discover in John's Gospel the drenching, saturation of God's love between the Father and the...read >>

Colossians 1.27, Colossians 2.9, Ephesians 3.14-21, eternal, Father, Holy Spirit, John 1.33, John 14.15, Love, Son, Trinity
Gospel of John, High Priestly Prayer, John 17

Your Advantage: Sin, Righteousness, & Judgement

John 16.4b-11
Oct 16th 2011

Jesus promises the Helper who provides the power to proclaim and the conviction to condemn or to call out.read >>

advantage, convict, Helper, judgement, promise, resurrection, righteous, satan, sin, Spirit
Gospel of John, Gospel of John, Holy Spirit, John 16

Free To Love

John 10.17-18
Oct 31st 2010

Would you rather someone care for you because they were required to, or out of their own genuine desire?

What about Jesus? How does He love you? Does it matter? ...just as long as He loves you, right? Of course it matters!

Join us today in John 10.17-18 and find...read >>

authority, desire, Father, free, Holy Spirit, joy, love, Son
Gospel of John, John 10

Prayer Changes Things

May 9th 2010

Pastor John Hierholzer of partnering church, Hill Country Evangelical Free Church, provides the Scriptural foundation for the next 6 weeks of Restore ministry.

Drawing from both old and new testament passages, Pastor John paints a picture of our Sovereign God's...read >>

faith, Holy Spirit, John Hierholzer, power, prayer
discipline

Begin Again

John 3.1-15
Dec 13th 2009

This week, the great teacher of Israel becomes the student of the Greatest Teacher ever.

What would you ask Him? What does Nic ask Him? Truth be told, not a thing, but Jesus, who knows all men and what is inside of them (2.23-25), and so is able to perform the...read >>

born again, flesh, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Moses, New Covenant, Nicodemus, serpent, staff, wind
Gospel of John, John 3

Baptizing with the Holy Spirit

John 1.29-34
Oct 25th 2009

How does the baptism of John compare and contrast to the baptism of Jesus?

Why does John emphasize the baptism of the Holy Spirit?

Have you been baptized by Holy Spirit?

What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit?

If you wanted to be baptized in the Holy Spirit,...read >>

baptism, Holy Spirit, John the Baptist
Gospel of John, John 1