Key Verses

The purpose of these verses is to “connect the dots” of God”s ONLY plan for living the Christian life–overcoming our sinful nature and bearing FRUIT as we abide in Christ and are led by His Holy Spirit. It takes a few minutes to follow it through step-by-step, but for those willing to invest the time and embrace God”s plan, it can yield a lifetime of benefits! (Mouse Over Verses)

I. The Foreshadowing of the Holy Spirit

John 14:16-26 – The Promise (Part I) (Read John 14:16-26)
John 15:1-17 – Abiding in Jesus (Read John 15:1-17)
John 16:5-15 – The Promise (Part II) (Read John 16:5-15)

II. The Arrival of the Holy Spirit

Acts 2 – The Filling of the Apostles

Acts 2:1-13 – Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost (Read Acts 2:1-13 )
Acts 2:14-21 – Peter Addresses the Crowd (Read Acts 2:14-21)
Acts 2:22-28 – Peter Addresses the Crowd (cont.) (Read Acts 2:22-28)
Acts 2:29-36 – Peter Addresses the Crowd (cont.) (Read Acts 2:29-36 )
Acts 2:37-41 – Peter Addresses the Crowd (cont.) (Read Acts 2:37-41)
Acts 2:42-47 – The Fellowship of the Believers (Read Acts 2:42-47)

2 Corinthians 3:17-18 – The Lord is the Spirit (Read 2 Corinthians 3:17-18 )

III. The Command – ‘Be Filled’

Ephesians 5:18 – Be Filled (Read Ephesians 5:18)

IV. The Contrast

Romans 7:14-25 – Saved but not surrendered (Read Romans 7:14-25)
Romans 8:1-11 – Saved and surrendered (Read Romans 8:1-11)
Romans 8:12-17 – Saved and surrendered (Continued) (Read Romans 8:12-17)

V. The Benefits

Galatians 5:16-25 – The Fruit of the Spirit (Read Galatians 5:16-25)
1 Corinthians 2:6-16 – Wisdom from the Spirit (Read 1 Corinthians 2:6-16 )

VI. The How
Galatians 2:20 – You have been crucified (Read Galatians 2:20)
Galatians 3:1-5 – Old ways, new ways (Read Galatians 3:1-5)
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 – You are not your own (Read 1 Corinthians 6:19-20)
Philippians 2:1-11 – Humility, nothingness (Read Philippians 2:1-11)
Colossians 3:1-10 – Setting the heart and the mind (Read Colossians 3:1-10 )
John 15:1-17 (again) – Old ways, new ways (Read John 15:1-17)
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (again)– Practicing His presence (Read 1 Corinthians 6:19-20)

VII. The Purpose

John 16:14 – To Glorify Christ (Read John 16:14)
Isiah 42:8 – To Glorify God (Read Isaiah 42:8)

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