Spirit & Word Preaching Notes 1 (SWP1)

THE SPIRIT

Luke 1 – 4

1. THE PRESENCE OF THE SPIRIT
– God Was On The Move

Elizabeth – 1:41 – “filled with the Holy Spirit”

Mary – 1:35 – “the Holy Spirit will come upon you”

Zechariah – 1:67 – “filled with the Holy Spirit”

Simeon – 2:35 – “the Holy Spirit was upon him”

John – 1:15 – “filled with the Holy Spirit even from birth”

2. THE ACTIONS OF THE SPIRIT

Elizabeth – 1:37 – “nothing is impossible with God”

Zechariah – 1:22 – “he could not speak”
– 2:67 – “he prophesied”

Mary – 1:46 – Mary’s song

Simeon – 2:34 – blessed and prophesied

John – 3:4 – “A voice …”

3. THE TIMING OF THE SPIRIT

3:1 – Pontus Pilate / Herod / Caiaphas

4. THE ANOINTING OF THE SPIRIT

3:22 – “The Holy Spirit descended on him like a dove”

5. THE RECOGNITION OF THE SPIRIT

4:28 – Nazareth – rejected

4:36 – Capernaum – “all the people were amazed and the news of him spread throughout the surrounding area”