The Holy Spirit: The Paraklete

John 14:16,
"And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, to be with you forever."

"If the Holy Spirit were withdrawn from the church today, 95% of what we do would still continue and no one would know the difference.   If the Holy Spirit were withrdrawn from the early church, 95% of what they did would stop and everyone would know the difference."  (A.W. Tozer)  Am I relying on the Holy Spirit for help or simply trying to do it on my own?

The Paraklete is...
1) My Helper (vs. 16)

2) The Spirit of Truth (vs. 17a)

3) Indwelling Me (vs. 17c)

The Holy Spirit and Salvation

John 3:5-6,
Truly, truly I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.    That which is born of the flesh is flesh and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit."

Through the Holy Spirit I receive...

1) New Life (John 3:5-6)

2) Adoption (Romans 8:15-16)

3) The Seal (Ephesians 1:13-14)

The Holy Spirit: The Prosectuor

John 16:8-11
"And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment: concerning sin, because they do not believe in me; concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father, and you will see me no longer; concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged."

The Holy Spirit convicts the world concerning...

1) Sin (vs. 9)

2) Righteousness (vs. 10)

3) Judgement (vs. 11)

The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit: Who Is He?

John 16:7
``Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.``

Main Passage: Acts 2:1-4

1. He Is God (1 Corinthians 2:10-11)

2. He Is a Person (Various verses)

3. He is a Promise Fulfilled (John 14:16-17)