Sermon Notes 1/13 – School of The Holy Spirit


4 Characteristics of the Holy Spirit
***Regeneration—salvation & life
***Anointing — service
***Filled — character and fruit
***Baptism — power
***These 4 characteristics all connect together…….
Characteristic # 1 ——- REGENERATION ——- salvation and life ——- Titus 3:5
***Regeneration produces salvation and life – John 10:10 and John 3:16
-words for regeneration are saved, redeemed and born again
-we are delivered from the powers of darkness, the world system & the sin nature
     a. @ Regeneration the power of sin is broken – Ephesians 2:1-9 & 1 Jn 2:1-3
     b. @ Regeneration our spirit is saved
     c. @ Regeneration we receive the Holy Spirit – 1 Cor 3:16
Ephesians 4:4 – all believers are a part of the body of Christ
     d. @ Regeneration salvation occurs immediately – Matthew 4:19
-discipleship is a process
     e. @ Regeneration we possess salvation – 1 John 5:13
     f. Regeneration is not by works – Eph 2:8-10
-no human being can save themselves
     g. Regeneration is only through Jesus Christ – John 14:6 & Acts 4:12
        Definition of Anointing – it means to contact, smear or rub with oil – Is 61:1
-the Lord relied upon the Holy Spirit to perform healings and miracles
-the anointing of the Holy Spirit is the presence of God – Acts 10:38
There Are 2 Main Anointings:
                        1. PERSONAL ANOINTING – 1 John 2:18-27
-this anointing enables us to discern what is true or false
-v27 – we are never at anyones mercy when it comes to being taught the Bible
                        2. PRACTICAL ANOINTING – Zechariah 4:6
-the practical anointing is for anyone who is serving
-this is what changes the lives of people
    a. practice the spiritual discipline disciplines every day
    b. Live for Jesus
    c. Serve Jesus – do something
Luke 4:16-21 – Jesus Christ was anointed by the Holy Spirit to do acts of service