Sermons on “Holy Spirit”

10-18-15 Spiritual Warfare for Dummies

This week, Central Christian explores the topic of Spiritual Warfare: What it is, what it is not, and how when need to be prepared to engage in fighting the demonic in the lives of others. ( Ephesians 6:10-18)

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5-31-15 Define The Relationship

God wants to speak to His people and to anyone who wants to hear His voice. The question is, “Do we really want to hear Him?” In the book, “Not A Fan,” Pastor and author Kyle Idleman writes about a little known concept called, “Define The Relationship (D.T.R.).” If we have not been listening to God’s voice, maybe it is time to ask ourselves, what kind of relationship do I have with the Lord? (Luke 14:25-26)

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5-10-15 Abundant Christian Life: Holy Spirit Power

When Ananias came to lay hands on and pray for Saul (who later became Paul), it was for the purpose of receiving his sight and being filled with the Holy Spirit. It was that infield g of the Spirit that gave the Apostle Paul the power to take the Gospel to the nations. That same power is available to us today. (Acts 9:17, John 7:37-39)

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5-03-15 Abundant Christianity: The Helper

In Acts 1:8, Jesus said that we will receive power after the Holy Spirit comes upon us and we would be witnesses for Him unto the world. When we rely on the Spirit’s power in our life, we experience His abundance in the form of God’s gifts and the Spirit’s fruit. In these last days, we need to rely on His power, not just our efforts. (John 14:16-17)

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3-15-15 Profiles in Courageous Christianity: Introduction

Courageous Christian living is often a matter of doing what God’s Word directs us to do even when the world tells an easier way. The Apostle Peter gives us a perfect example of both failure and victory, fear and courage in the face of opposition. What made the difference? A believer determined to live out his faith and the Holy Spirit’s power infilling him. (Acts 4:1-12)

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1-11-15 Why Get Connected

Jesus said that He is The Vine and we are the branches. Unless we remain connected to Him, we will not only produce no fruit, but will wither and die. But if we remain attached in fellowship and obedience to Jesus, there is a 100% chance of bearing much fruit. (John 15:1-11)

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9-28-14 Face of Faith Part 3 – Active Faith

This week, the Church sign here at CCC states, “Faith goes where eyes cannot see.” The key word here is “goes” illustrating a principle of “active faith.” We need to put feet to our faith and believe that when we act in faith, the Holy Spirit will meet our every need. As we are doers of the Word, we demonstrate what we truly believe. (James 1:21-25)

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8-31-14 Out of Your Belly

The Bible tells us that if we believe, living waters will flow from our inmost being to the world around us. Pastor Hayden discusses the work of the Holy Spirit in our Christian walk and how we need to seek His presence and purpose in our daily living. (John 7:37-39, John 4:7-14)

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