The Holy Spirit, , the Word, and Prayer – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

The Holy Spirit and the Word and Prayer

Key Thought: As we pray, believe, and claim the promise of the Spirit; He will be poured out on us in abundant measure. Lesson 10, March 11, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Romans 8:26,27. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. Is … [Click to read more …]

10 The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

Memory Text (Romans 8:26,27). “The Spirit also helps us in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes … [Click to read more …]

The Holy Spirit and the Church – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

The Holy Spirit and the Church

Key Thought: Unity is the outcome of converted hearts and humility, founded in God’s Word and committed to His service. Lesson 9, March 4, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Ephesians 2:18-22. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. How does the Holy … [Click to read more …]

8 The Holy Spirit and the Church – Discussion starters
Joyce Griffith

The Holy Spirit Unites Us with Christ. How can the Holy Spirit make it possible for all of us to be united in Jesus? Can’t I just accept His offer of unconditional love on my own?  What does the Holy Spirit do for me at baptism? When as a converted sinner, I rise from the … [Click to read more …]

The Gifts of the Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Church and Holy spirit as Dove

Key Thought: When we respond to the promptings of the Holy Spirit, He imparts gifts to each of us as He wills, to build up the body of Christ, serve the community, and glorify God. Lesson 8, February 25, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Corinthians 12:4-7,11. a. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]

8 The Gifts of the Spirit – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

1. The Fruit of the Spirit and the Gifts of the Spirit are not the Same. Do you find it a challenge to understand that the fruit and the gifts of the Spirit are not the same? What is the major difference between the two? Which of the two is required by the seeking Christian? … [Click to read more …]

The Fruit of the Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Holy Spirit represented as a dove

Key Thought: The fruit of the Spirit is evidence that we have a deeply rooted relationship with Christ. Christ develops this fruit in us as we abide in Him. Lessonn 7, February 18, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 5:22. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point … [Click to read more …]

7. The Holy Spirit and the Fruit of the Spirit – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

1. The fruit of the spirit. Are you often encouraged in your Christian life by the gifts of the Holy Spirit? Which of the gifts bring to mind most vividly the blessings of being deeply involved with God as a Christian? What about love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control? What would your life be … [Click to read more …]

Living a Holy Life – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Receiving the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: It is the Holy Spirit who strengthens us in our pursuit of the character of God embodied in holiness.. Lesson 6, February 11, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Peter 1:14-16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What does … [Click to read more …]

The Baptism and Filling of the Holy Spirit – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Receiving the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: As we follow the Biblical steps to be filled with the Spirit, we receive strength and joy. Lesson 5 for February 4, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 11:16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What does it mean … [Click to read more …]