Elements of Abiding in Christ

Process of Being Filled With the Spirit

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Process of Being Filled With the Spirit
Galatians 5:19-21 1Thessalonians 5:19 Ephesians 4:30 Hebrews 11:6 Psalm 139: 23,24 John 15:2 John 15:2 Romans 12:1,2 Galatians 3:3 Colossians 2:6 Ephesians 2:8 John 15:2 John 15:3 Ephesians 5:18 Acts 1:8 Galatians 5:22,23 John 15:4 John 15:5,8 John 15:10 James 4:17 John 16: 13-14 Psalm 119:105

Galatians 5:19-21

"The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God."

1Thessalonians 5:19

"Do not quench the Spirit."

Ephesians 4:30

"And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption."

Hebrews 11:6

"And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him."

Psalm 139: 23,24

"Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.  See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting."

John 15:2

"He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit"

John 15:2

"Every branch that does bear fruit, he prunes, so be more fruitful."

Romans 12:1,2

"Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship."

Galatians 3:3

"Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?"

Colossians 2:6

"So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him"

Ephesians 2:8

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God"

John 15:2

"Every branch that does bear fruit, he prunes, so be more fruitful."

John 15:3

"You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you."

Ephesians 5:18

"....be filled with the Spirit"

Acts 1:8

"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Galatians 5:22,23

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control"

John 15:4

"Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me."

John 15:5,8

"I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing."  "This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples."

John 15:10

"If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love."

James 4:17

"So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin."

John 16: 13-14

"When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. He will glorify me, for he will take what is mine and declare it to you."

Psalm 119:105

"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path."