YOU ARE... EMPOWERED: Resource Guide
Memory Verser for YOU ARE...EMPOWERED:
Galatians 5:22-23 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience,
kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Family Worship Resources for YOU ARE...EMPOWERED:
New City Catechism - Questions #36-37
The Ology - #36 Jesus Promised to Send the Holy Spirit; #37 The Spirit Arrives on Pentecost; #38 The Holy Spirit: God’s Best Gift; #49 The Holy Spirit Helps Us Fight Against Sin; #50 The Fruit of the Spirit
Home Group Book Study for YOU ARE...EMPOWERED:
Concise Theology - Paraclete, pg. 143-145
Home Group Discussion Questions for YOU ARE...EMPOWERED:
-Why is the indwelling of the Holy Spirit such a vital part of the gospel?
-What are ways that sin is put to death in your life? How do you go about fighting the sin you see in your own heart?
-How would you explain the interplay between the Spirit's work and our work in sanctification?
-What practical use is the doctrine of adoption that we see in verses 15-16? In what ways have you experienced this witness of the Holy Spirit that you are the child of God?
Recommended Worship Songs for YOU ARE...EMPOWERED:
God has not left his saints alone but has given them the Holy Spirit to help them walk with Christ, fight sin, and grow in holiness. If you combine the truths in the modern hymn, Holy Spirit, by Keith and Kristen Getty, with those of the old hymn, I Surrender All, you will see how the gift of the Holy Spirit is essential for our faith and sanctification.