Spirit

{THE SPIRIT OF GOD}

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{THE PROMISE}
  1. Life-Giving Spirit - (Jesus dispenses the Life-Giving Spirit without which there is no enduring life. His words are spirit, and they are life) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Circumcised Heart - (The promise of the Spirit is integral to the redemption of humanity and the Covenant of God with His people, now the Assembly) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Promise of the Father - (With the outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, the blessings for all nations promised to Abraham commenced) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Blessing of Abraham - (The Gift of the Spirit is imparted by Jesus as part of God’s promise to bless all the nations in Abraham’s Seed – Acts 3:25) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Spirit and Mission - (Jesus dispenses the Gift of the Spirit to his people to empower them to carry out the proclamation of the Gospel to the nations) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Arrival of the Spirit - (The gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant, the first fruits of the New Creation, and the promised gathering of the nations) - {PDF Copy}

{GOSPELS AND ACTS}
  1. Man of the Spirit - (Jesus is the anointed Son of God whose earthly life and ministry were characterized by the empowering presence and anointing of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  2. In Spirit and Fire - (The Spirit of God descended on Jesus, equipping him for his Messianic mission. He is the One who baptizes his followers in the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Receive the Spirit! - (The Gift of the Spirit is for every man who repents, even to those afar off, and in fulfillment of the promise of the Father - Acts 2:37-41) -{PDF Copy}
  4. The Last Days Begin - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the commencement of the Last Days, the era of salvation and fulfillment) - {PDF Copy}
  5. True Worship - (Jesus revealed that the presence of God no longer is limited to specific locations or man-made structures – John 4:20-24) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Great Harvest - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized and marked the start of the Final Harvest) - {PDF Copy}

{IN THE EPISTLES}
  1. He will Quicken Us - (The Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee of the bodily resurrection and of the coming New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Quickening the Dead - (The covenant with Abraham is fulfilled in Jesus, his seed and true heir, including the promise of land – Romans 8:1-23) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Definitive Evidence - (The Gift of the Spirit demonstrates beyond question who belongs to the covenant community of Jesus, and who does not) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Last Days - (The Last Days, the time of fulfillment, began with the death, resurrection, and exaltation of Jesus of Nazareth) - {PDF Copy}
  5. One Spirit, One People - (By his death and resurrection, Jesus formed one covenant community - One New Man - based on faith in him – Ephesians 2:11-22) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Spirit Imparts Life - (The Spirit of God imparts life, especially the everlasting life of which the Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Promised Spirit - (The Promise of the Spirit is one of the blessings of Abraham promised by God for the nations and the children of the Patriarch) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Our Guarantee - the Spirit - (Christians are the heirs of Abraham, and the possession of their inheritance is guaranteed by their possession of the Gift of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}

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