Sermon Notes – 1/6 – The Holy Spirit


     4 Characteristics of the Holy Spirit

Regeneration — salvation and life
Anointing — service
Filled — character and fruit
Baptism – power
1. REGENERATION — Salvation and LIfe – Titus 2:5
-at salvation a person receives salvation and life – John 3:16
          ***zoe – the God kind of life
-regeneration means a spiritual rebirth and renovation/ a recovery & new birth
  ***it is repentance
-the act of regeneration can be described by many words in the Bible
***Born again – John 3:1-8
***Redeemed – 1 Peter 1:18-19
***Saved – Acts 2:21
***Salvation – Titus 2:11
***Regeneration produces deliverance:
        1. Delivered from the power of darkness – Colossians 1:13-14
        2. Delivered from the world system – John 14:30
-James 4:4 – we cannot be friends with the world
        3. Delivered from the power of sin  – Romans 5:6-11
(the body, soul, spirit diagram here)
a. @regeneration- the power of sin is broken
-we receive a divine nature…we do not have to sin – 1 John 2:1-3b
b. @regeneration – only our spirit is saved  and perfect
-this is who we are in Christ
c. @regeneration – we receive the Holy Spirit – 1 Cor 3:16
-anyone saved has received the Holy Spirit – Eph 4:4
d. @regeneration salvation occurs immediately
-discipleship is a process – 1 Peter 1:15-16 – we are becoming
e. @regeneration we possess salvation
-people know if they are saved or not
f. @regeneration we are not saved by works – Ephesians 2:8-9
-humanity can never save themselves
g. Regeneration is only through Jesus Christ – Acts 4:12 and John 14:6