The Holy Spirit: Session 4 – The Spirit Indwelling

The Holy Spirit:  Session 4 – The Spirit Indwelling
March 24, 2024

The Holy Spirit: Session 4 – The Spirit Indwelling

Service Type:

Series: The Holy Spirit
Title: The Spirit Indwelling
Speaker: Pastor Ben Jennings
Date: March 24, 2024 (Sunday Evening Service)

4 Aspects of Spirit Indwelling

1. The People indwelt.

A. The indwelling Spirit is a Gift from God to all believers. (John 7:37-39; Acts 11:16-17; Romans 5:5;1 Cor. 2:12; 2 Cor 5:5)
B. Not to possess the indwelling Spirit indicated an unsaved condition. (Rom 8:9; Jude 19; 1 Cor 2:14)
C. Sinning believers are indwelt by the Spirit. (1 Cor. 6:19; 1 Cor. 5:5)

2. The Permanence of indwelling (Rom. 8:9; John 14:16)

3. Some problems concerning the Indwelling of the Spirit.
A .Is not obedience a condition for indwelling? (Acts 5:32; 6:7; Rom. 1:5; Heb. 5:9)
B. Are there not illustrations of temporariness indwelling?
1)Yes, but all before the Day of Pentecost. (1 Sam. 16:14; Ps. 51:11; Luke 11:13; John 20:22)
C. Does not the delay in giving the Spirit to the Samaritans show that it is subsequent to salvation and thus selective? (Acts 10:44)
D. Does not Acts 19:1-6 show that indwelling is subsequent to salvation?
E. What is the relation to indwelling and anointing?
1)OT- Solemn (Ex. 40:9-15)
2)OT- Associated with the Holy Spirit and service in the Old Testament. (1 Sam. 10:1,9; Zech. 4:1- 14)
3)NT- Christ was anointed (Luke 4:18; Acts 4:27; Acts 10:38; Heb. 1:9)
4)NT- All believers are anointed (2 Cor. 1:21; 1 John 2:20, 27)

4. Some Practical Results of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.
A. A Sense of security in our relationship with God.
B .A Motivation to practice that presence of God.
C. A sensitivity to sin against God.

Trinity Baptist Church
Findlay, Ohio

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