The Holy Spirit
4 - Experience and Expression
Experience v. Expression
- The experience is validated by the expression.
- Grieving the HS is what happens when your identity is not reflected in your activity.
3 Expressions of Spirit’s Filling
- Horizontal Nature – genuine care for God’s gathered people
- Vertical Nature – genuine passion for God
- 3 of 5 participles are here – if we get this, a lot falls into place (big God = smaller problems, smaller problems = more grace/love for people)
- We give thanks always because God is in control
- We give thanks for everything because we know God will use it
- This expression is built on others.
- Marriage - turning toward one another in sacrifice and submission
- Parenting - purposeful in your authority and responsive in your obedience from heart
- Work - productivity goes up, pride goes down