Jesus Over Everything – Week 12
May 23, 2021
JESUS OVER EVERYTHING – 5.23.21 – BRANDON SHANKS (SENIOR PASTOR)
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(Acts 1:4-5) And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, “which,” He said, “you have heard from Me; 5 for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” V. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
(Acts 2:1-4) When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Old Testament Word for “Spirit” = – a wind, breath, a violent exhalation, blast of breath.
New Testament Word for “Spirit” = – a current of air, blast of breath, a strong breeze.
√ Wind is .
(John 14:16-17) And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.
√ Wind is .
(2 Corinthians 3:6) He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant–not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
(John 3:8) Jesus answered…“The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.”
√ Wind is .
(Acts 1:8) “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you.”
The Holy Spirit descended upon me in a manner that seemed to go through me, body and soul. I could feel the impression, like a wave of electricity, going through and through me. Indeed it seemed to come in waves and waves of liquid love; for I could not express it in any other way. It seemed like the very breath of God. -Charles Finney
√ Wind is .
(1 Corinthians 2:9-10) “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him”– but God has revealed it to us by his Spirit.
“Being filled with the Holy Spirit doesn’t make me better than , it makes me better than .”
(Ephesians 4:30 Message) Don’t grieve God. Don’t break his heart. His Holy Spirit, moving and breathing in you, is the most intimate part of your life, making you fit for himself. Don’t take such a gift for granted.
1. Let go of .
(Proverbs 3:5 MSG) Trust GOD from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own.
2. Go .
(Jeremiah 29:13) You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
(Ephesians 5:18) “Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.”
(Acts 13:52 NASB) And the disciples were continually filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
3. Develop an with the Holy Spirit.
(2 Corinthians 13:14 Message) The amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you.
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