1 - Who is the Holy Spirit? (John 14:26; 15:26) How do you know He is a person and not a force or impersonal power? (See 1 Corinthians 2:11; 12:11; Romans 15:30)
2 - Why did the Holy Spirit come? (See John 14:16,17,27; 16:7,13,14)
3 - What does it mean to be filled with the Holy Spirit? (See Romans 6:1-16)
4 - What does "fruit" mean in John 15:8? (See Acts 1:8; Galatians 5:22,23)
5 - Why is the average Christian not living in complete obedience to God?
6 - What do these verses tell you about God's love for you?
a. Matthew 7: 11
b. John 10:28
c. 2 Chronicles 16:9
d. John 14:21
e . Hebrews 13:5
7 - How can you be filled with the Holy Spirit?
8 - What command does God give in Ephesians 5:18 and what does it mean?
9 - How is the command of Ephesians 5:18 related to the promise of l John 5:14,15? How can this give you assurance that you are filled with the Holy Spirit?
10 - What characterizes the life of a Christian who is empowered by the Holy Spirit? (See John 15:1-11; Galatians 5:19-25)
11 - What does "the abundant life in Christ" mean to you?
12 - How is the Holy Spirit's power evident in your own life?
13 - Explain the concept of Spiritual Breathing.
14 - List two or three Christians you know who do not understand the Spirit-filled life. Make plans this week to share with them how God has filled you with the Holy Spirit and how they, too, can experience the Spirit-filled life.