Sermons on The Holy Spirit

This Is He Who Baptizes with the Holy Spirit

John 1:25-34

by John Piper

Baptism by the Holy Spirit is mainly about Jesus, not the Holy Spirit.

Christian, Know Whose You Are

You Have the Spirit of Christ

Romans 8:7-11

by John Piper

What are the essential distinctions between true Christians and non-Christians?

The Spirit Helps Us in Our Weakness, Part 2

Romans 8:25-27

by John Piper

How does the Holy Spirit pray for us?

How Believers Experienced the Spirit Before Pentecost

Romans 8:1-8

by John Piper

We need to know the experiences of Old Testament saints in order to understand the immensity of our privilege in these last days.

I Will Pour Out My Spirit

Acts 2:14-21

by John Piper

We live between the beginning of the kingdom of God and the consummation of the kingdom. What is that like?

You Will Be Baptized with the Holy Spirit

Acts 1:4-5

by John Piper

In order to be effective instruments of Jesus' life in the world, you need to be baptized in the Holy Spirit.

Exalting Jesus so the Spirit Falls

Acts 10:36-48

by John Piper

If you want the Spirit's power in your life, make Jesus the center of your life.

What Does It Mean to Receive the Holy Spirit?

Acts 8:14-17

by John Piper

Luke expects the receiving of the Holy Spirit to be a real, identifiable experience, not just a logical inference from a human act of will.

You Shall Receive Power Till Jesus Comes

Acts 1:6-14

by John Piper

The extraordinary experience of being "clothed with power" is available to us for the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

What Judas's Death Teaches Us About the Spirit

Acts 1:15-26

by John Piper

The purpose of the Holy Spirit is invincible and he has an unwavering zeal for the glory of the God-man, Jesus.

Tongues of Fire and the Fullness of God

Acts 2:1-13

by John Piper

When the Spirit comes in power, he comes suddenly—on his own terms and in his own time—and he comes for harvesting.

How to Receive the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Acts 2:32-42

by John Piper

Christianity is not merely an array of glorious ideas. It is the life-changing experience of the Holy Spirit through faith in Jesus Christ the Lord of the universe.

A Precious Promise: The Outpouring of God's Spirit

Isaiah 44:1-5

by John Piper

If you long for the touch of God's Spirit on your life, give yourself daily to the reading of his Word.

Christ Conceived by the Holy Spirit

Luke 1:26-37

by John Piper

The Holy Spirit may be shy, but he is also omnipotent.

Beyond Forgiveness: Blasphemy Against the Spirit

Mark 3:20-35

by John Piper

None of us knows when our toying with sin will pass over into irrevocable hardness of heart. Very few people feel how serious sin is.

The Spirit Is upon Him Gentle for Now

Palm Sunday

Matthew 12:18-21

by John Piper

Jesus did not come to snuff out your struggling flicker but to fan it carefully into a torch for his glory.

Sealed by the Spirit to the Day of Redemption

Ephesians 1:11-14

by John Piper

God's great desire for his people is that we feel secure in his love and in his power.

How the Spirit Sanctifies

Romans 15:14-21

by John Piper

Sanctification is obeying the Commander-in-Chief. Sanctification is a wartime word.

How the Spirit Helps Us Understand

1 Corinthians 2:14-16

by John Piper

The first and most fundamental work of God's Spirit in the life of the natural man is to shatter pride.

Maintain the Unity of the Spirit

Ephesians 4:1-6

by John Piper

What is the kind of unity that will bring honor and credit to our high calling?

The Holy Spirit: He Is God!

John 14:15-17 and John 14:25-26

by John Piper

There is only one power that can break the spell of Satan, waken the armies of the Lord, and rout the god of this age—the power of the Holy Spirit.