Rise: Week 8

Pastor Pete Hartwig

Sermon Notes



Days between Death/Burial/Resurrection




Asenscion 39 days after rez

Ascension of Jesus


SLIDE: The Ascension Luke 24:49

I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” ~JESUS



My father has promised = power


SLIDE: John 16:7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you.


Go Away: It is good for you.



SLIDE: John 14:16-17 The Father will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever. You know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.

Advocate – Forever –  WILL BE IN YOU!

College Grads!  Sent over the world

SLIDE: John 14:26   But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.

What Jesus did for the disciples

The Holy Spirit will CONTINUE

SLIDE: Holy Spirit / Paraclete / Advocate


Paraclete = TRIAL

pará, “from close-beside” and

kaléō, “make a call”

Comforter –  Advocate,

Jews, ignorant of the Roman law,

Hire Roman advocates in their trials.



SLIDE:  Feet To Your Faith


SLIDE:  The Holy Spirit is a WHO not a What or a HOO!


The Holy Spirit is a PERSON!


SLIDE: 1 Corinthians 6:19-20  Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?


When I say “YES!” to Jesus

Person of the Holy Spirit

SLIDE: Ephesians 5:18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be (being) filled with the Spirit


WHAT do you turn to in TRIALS / TOUGH TIMES?


Food, Wine, Sex, pornography, drugs, anger, pity party, pride,


Where does that lead you to?


Holy Spirit = A WHO not a WHAT!


The “WHAT” or a WHO?


command (imperative mood) to all followers of Jesus


The present tense  be (Being) filled


Pleroo  passive voice   “allow yourselves to be filled”.



SLIDE:  Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.