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2016 Third Quarter’s Study: The Role of the Church in the Community
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- “The Spirit and the Word” • Dec 31-Jan 6
- The Holy Spirit: Working Behind the Scenes • January 7-13
- The Holy Spirit: Working Behind the Scenes • Jan 14-20
- he Personality of the Holy Spirit • Jan 21-27
- The Baptism and Filling of the Holy Spirit • Jan 22-Feb 3
- The Holy Spirit and Living a Holy Life • Feb 4-10
- The Holy Spirit and the Fruit of the Spirit • Feb 11-17
- The Holy Spirit and the Gifts of the Spirit • Feb 18-24
- The Holy Spirit and the Church • Feb 25-March 3
- The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer • March 4-10
- Grieving and Resisting the Spirit • March 11-17 – 9
- The Work of the Holy Spirit • March 18-24
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