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Part 3: The Holy Spirit

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Part 3: The Holy Spirit

John 16:7-11

Apostles’ Creed: “…I believe in the Holy Spirit.”

  • COTN Article of Faith #3: The Holy Spirit

1.) The Holy Spirit convicts us.

  • John 16:8-11, “When he comes, he will convict the world…”
  • Romans 9:1, “I am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit.”

2.) The Holy Spirit guides us.

  • John 14:26, “the Counselor, the Holy Spirit… will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”
  • John 16:13, “[the Holy Spirit] will guide you into all truth.”

3.) The Holy Spirit empowers us.

  • Acts 1:8a, “you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you.”
  • The Spirit gives us power to…
    • Live a holy life: Acts 2:1-4; 15:8-9; Rom. 8:5-17; Gal. 5:16-25; 1 Thess. 4:7-8; 2 Thess. 2:13
    • Be an effective witness: Acts 1:8b; 2:4; 4:31; 1 Cor. 2:4
    • Love and serve one another: Eph. 4:13; 1 Cor. 12:7-11

4.) The Holy Spirit seals us.

  • 2 Cor. 1:21b-22, “He anointed us, set his seal of ownership on us, and put his Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.”
  • Eph. 1:13b-14, “Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance…”
  • Hebrews 3:12-14, "...We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the end."
  • 2 Timothy 1:14, “Guard the good deposit that was entrusted to you...”
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