Confirmation Day 4:
The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God

Day 4, Lesson 1: The Holy Spirit, the Sanctifier

Objective

Holy Spirit calls and gathers the congregation of Christ; The Holy Spirit comforts, teaches, and guides

Learning Outcome

Give examples of how the Holy Spirit sanctifies.

Confirmation Exercise Questions
  • None

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

You desire true devotion / And a heart of purity; / You hate evil and corruption / You despise hypocrisy. / Therefore, sanctify my mind, / That in me You always find / An abiding dwelling lowly, / Worthy of Your presence holy. (SHZ 127 v.6)

Booklet Text:

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.(John 14:26)

Additional Reference Material

SCRIPTURE

John 20:19-23; John 14:26; Acts 15:28 Matt. 16:15-19; Acts 10:43; Rom. 3:24,25; 1 Cor. 6:11; Eph. 1:7; Col. 1:14; Heb. 4:15; 9:7-12; 1 John 1:7; 5:13; 1 Pet. 1:18, 19; Rev. 5:9; 7:14; Jer. 1:4,5; Rom. 15:16; Gal. 2:20; Eph. 5:25-27; 2 Thess. 2:13,14; 1 Pet. 1:1,2; 1 John 1:9

CURRICULUM

  • Lesson 2.7


ADDITIONAL LESSON POINTS

  • The Holy Spirit is the spirit of God the Father and of Christ.

  • God is the almighty Lord, whose sphere of influence is boundless. He has given His Holy Spirit as a guide and comfort to the believer.

  • God sent His Holy Spirit into His Congregation. The Holy Spirit speaks in our conscience and in God's congregation.

  • The office of the keys is a function of the Holy Spirit. Forgiveness is the office of the Spirit and not the office of mere words.


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