The Power of the Holy Spirit -Rev. Charles Mondalto

Here is the message outline.

The Power To Be a Witness

  1. Definitions
  2. Power – the ability to do something or act in a particular way or the capacity or ability to direct or

influence the  behavior of others or the course of events.

  1. Witness – see an event or change take place or have knowledge of an event or change from

personal observation or experience.

  1. Why do I need the Holy Spirit?
  2. Dead and powerless to live a Christian life– John 15:5;  Eph. 2:1-4
  3. People can be classified in 3 Ways
  4. Natural – I Cor. 2:14; Eph. 4:17-19; Gals. 5:19-21; Rom. 8:6-7
  5. Carnal – I Cor. 3:1-3; Eph. 4:17-19; Gals. 5:19-21; Rom. 8:6-7; Rom. 7:15-24
  6. Spiritual – I Cor. 2:15; Gals. 5:22-23; Rom. 8:6

III. How to be filled with the HOLY SPIRIT

  1. Receive JESUS as your Savior – John 1:12; Matt. 3:11
  2. Ask by faith – Eph. 5:18
  3. Daily trust, surrender (crucifying flesh), and rest – Luke 9:23, Rom. 8:13
  4. Things that block the power of the HOLY SPIRIT
  5. Grieving (hurting or make sorrowful) the HOLY SPIRIT – Eph. 4:30
  6. Falsehood & hypocrisy – SPIRIT of Truth -John 14:17
  7. Doubt, distrust, worry, fear – SPIRIT of Faith-2 Cor. 4:13
  8. Bitterness, unforgiveness, ungraciousness – SPIRIT of Grace-Heb. 10:29
  9. Impiety, ungodliness – SPIRIT of Holiness – Rom. 1:4
  10. Quenching (putting out) the HOLY SPIRIT – 1 Thess. 5:19
  11. Sinning
  12. Lack of prayer, reading GOD’S Word, fellowshipping, witnessing