Sermon Notes 2022 08 07 PM

August 07, 2022 PM
Paul Gotthardt
(#27 in series)

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Galatians: Walk by the Spirit 


Galatians 5:16-26


Jesus told His disciples in John 14 that He was going away, but He was sending “the Helper…the Spirit of truth…who abides with you and will be in you.” How does the Spirit “help” believers?

  • He leads us in the way of holiness. (Galatians 5:16)
  • He guides us into all truth. (John 16:13–15)
  • He enables us to be fruitful. (Galatians 5:22–23)
  • He provides access to God in prayer. (Ephesians 2:18)
  • He prays for us when we don't know how to pray for ourselves. (Romans 8:26-27)
  • He assures us we're children of God. (Romans 8:16)
  • He empowers us to be witnesses. (Acts 1:8)
  • He helps us in our weaknesses. (Romans 8:26)
  • He enables people to preach the gospel. (1 Peter 1:12)
  • He distributes spiritual gifts in the church. (1 Corinthians 12:4, 8-10)
  • He renews us. (Titus 3:5)
  • He brings unity to the church. (Ephesians 4:3; 2:14-18)
  • He sets us free from the law of sin and death. (Romans 8:2)
  • He reveals the deep things of God to us. (1 Corinthians 2:10)
  • He brings liberty. (2 Corinthians 3:17)
  • He transforms us into the image of Christ. (2 Corinthians 3:18)
  • He enables us to wait. (Galatians 5:5)
  • He comforts us. (Acts 9:31)
  • He strengthens our spirits. (Ephesians 3:16)
  • He enables us to obey the truth. (1 Peter 1:22)
  • He dispenses God's love into our hearts. (Romans 5:5)
  • He gives us joy. (1 Thessalonians 1:6)


Big Truth: When you __ by the Spirit, you do not carry out the desires of the __.


Just as Jesus is the primary Person behind __, the Holy Spirit is the primary Person behind __.


Jesus __; the Spirit __.


We walk by the Spirit when we live under His __ and by His power.


Christians do not need to pray for the Spirit to __; we need to pray for __ to follow.