October 1, 2017

10/1, SS, His Serving Ministry (part two)

Passage: 1 Cor. 2:3-5; Acts 4:31

Bible Text: 1 Cor. 2:3-5; Acts 4:31 | Preacher: Associate Pastor Keith Thompson | Series: Living Beyond Your Capacity

I.  The Holy Spirit Enables Us

A.  Limited Power

 1 Cor. 2:3-4

B.  Unlimited Provision

1 Cor. 2:4-5
“With God’s calling always comes God’s enabling.” –unknown
2 Cor. 4:7-10
2 Tim. 1:7-8

“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work.  But when your are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.”  Corrie Ten Boom

II.  The Holy Spirit Gives Boldness

Acts 4:31

A.  Lack of confidence

Timidity is not a gift of the Holy Spirit.  Meekness is not the same as timidity.

B.  Gift of Courage