8/23, Why Should I Be Filled With The Spirit?
August 23, 2017

8/23, Why Should I Be Filled With The Spirit?

Passage: Ephesians 5:18
Service Type:

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:18 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Determined

1. The Reality People Filled with the Spirit

a. Bezaleel

b. Joshua

c. John the Baptist

d. Zechariah

e. Jesus Christ

2. The Reality of Change When the Spirit’s Filling

a. A Command

b. An Awareness of God’s Power

c. A Consistent Quality of Christian Character

d. The Leadership of the Spirit of God to Speak in Boldness to Witness, Challenge, or Rebuke

e. The Spirit of Christ should rule believers’ lives

f. The Spirit produces fruit of Christlike character

g. The Spirit brings liberty

h. Being filled with the Spirit often leads to words of praise

3. The Reality of the Need of the Spirit’s Filling

a. A Church in Need

b. A World Lost in Sin

c. A Great Work to Be Done

d. A Holy God to Honor


Accept Jesus as Saviour
Repent, that is, renounce all sin
An open confession before the world of our renunciation of sin and of our acceptance of Jesus Christ,a s implied in baptism
Obedience, doing everything God commands: that is , the unconditional surrender of the will to God
Thirst or holy desire for the Spirit’s power
Believe the promise and confidently expect to God to do what He has definitely promised to do