What About The Holy Spirit?
Day of Pentecost
from the book
Together In Christ
Sermons and Prayers For the Christian Year
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
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Many of the pentecostal and charismatic churches place entirely too much emphasis on the Holy Spirit. In fact, the Holy Spirit seems the only part of the triune God some of these churches pay attention to. In their worship, their preaching and their faith, they nearly abandon God the Father and Christ the Son in favor of the Spirit, to the point where Christian faith is reduced to a mere matter of what makes you feel good by the "Spirit." Without the doctrine and discipline of God the Father and Christ the Son, many of the so-called "spirit-filled" churches end up with a very sloppy theology which is self-serving and unbiblical to its core.
On the liberal hand, many other churches place entirely too little emphasis on the Holy Spirit. God the Father and Christ the Son are the only parts of God they pay attention to and they nearly leave the Spirit out altogether. Their religion is just a "head ...
This Day of Pentecost sermon, What About The Holy Spirit?, is based on John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 and relates to Day of Pentecost of Cycle of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Together In Christ . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...