The Message of Pentecost

THE MESSAGE OF PENTECOST (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)        INTRODUCTION –PENTECOST IS THE SECOND GREAT HARVEST FESTIVAL OF THE JEWISH YEAR.  IN O.T.  IT WAS A FESTIBLE WHICH CELEBRATED THE FIRST FRUITS OF THE WHEAT HARVEST WHICH WERE PRESENTED TO GOD (LEV. 23:17).  IN LIKE MANNER PENTECOST SYMBOLIZES FOR THE CHURCH THE BEGINNING GOD’S HARVEST OF SOULS ON EARTH.  WHEN JESUS WAS TAKEN UP INTO HEAVEN, HE BECAME THE FIRST OF THE FIRST FRUITS OF THE SOUL HARVEST OF THE EARTH TO BE OFFERED UP TO … [Read more...]

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRODUCTION – The role of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer and the New Testament Church cannot be over emphasized -  He is all important, as we shall see.   Next Sunday is Pentecost Sunday, the Church's celebration of Pentecost, which is described in Acts 2:1-8 (read). The Holy Spirit came upon 120 believers that had been meeting in prayer in the upper room for ten days.  They did this at Christ’s command, as we see in Acts … [Read more...]

The New Testament Record of the Holy Spirit Given

THE NEW TESTAMENT RECORD OF THE HOLY SPIRIT GIVEN (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC)  I)     INTRODUCTION – THUS FAR IN OUR SERIES ON THE HOLY SPIRIT WE HAVE PRESENTED 1) THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, 2) THE PERSON OF THE HOLY SPRIIT AND 3) THE WONDERFUL WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF THE BELIEVER.   THIS MORNING WE ARE GOING TO LOOK AT THE NEW TESTAMENT PATTERN FOR RECEIVING THE HOLY SPIRIT WITH RESPECT TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:  1) DO YOU NECESSARILY RECEIVE THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY … [Read more...]

Spiritual Gifts

  SPIRITUAL GIFTS (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)  INTRODUCTION – I JUST FINISHED PRESENTING A SERIES OF MESSAGES ON THE PERSON AND WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.   INCLUDING 1) THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT  2) THE PERSON OF THE HOLY SPIRIT  3) THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (3 PARTS) AND FINALLY 4) THE NEW TESTAMENT PATTERN FOR THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.  THIS MORNING I WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE A PROPER CONCLUSION TO THIS SERIES OF MESSAGES BY STUDYING THE SPIRITUAL GIFTS THAT ARE AVAILABLE TO … [Read more...]

How to Receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

HOW TO RECEIVE THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)     INTRODUCTION – THUS FAR IN OUR SERIES ON THE HOLY SPIRIT WE HAVE PRESENTED 1) THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, 2)THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, 3) THE PERSON OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AND 4) THE WONDERFUL WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF THE BELIEVER.   TODAY WE WILL DISCUSS HOW TO RECEIVE THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.  IT IS SO IMPORTANT WHEN YOU ARE SEEKING THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT NOT TO FOCUS … [Read more...]

The Work of the Holy Spirit (part 3)

  THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (PART 3) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)  INTRODUCTION - WE HAVE BEEN TEACHING ON THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF THE BELIEVER. THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT BEGINS EVEN COME TO CHRIST AND CONTINUES THROUGHOUT OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE.  ON THE HAND OUT YOU WILL SEE THAT THERE IS A NATURAL PROGRESSION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT'S WORK IN OUR LIFE.  IT BEGINS WITH THE CONVICTING US OF OUR SIN AND DRAWING US TO CHRIST AND ENDS WITH EQUIPPING US FOR MINISTRY AND ENDOWING … [Read more...]

The Work of the Holy Spirit (part 2)

THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (PART 2) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)   INTRODUCTION – I AM CONTINUING MY STUDY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.   THUS FAR WE HAVE TALKED ABOUT 1) THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, 2) THE PERSON OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, AND 3) THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.  THIS WEEK I AM CONTINUING ON THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.   LAST WEEK WE LEARNED THAT: 1) THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE SEAL OF GOD’S OWNERSHIP  (THAT WE BELONG TO HIM) & AN INWARD DEPOSIT GUARANTEEING THE FULFILLMENT OF GOD’S … [Read more...]

The Work of the Holy Spirit (part 1)

                        THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (PART 1) (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)  INTRODUCTION – THIS IS THE THIRD MESSAGE IN MY SERIES ON THE HOLY SPIRIT:  WE FIRST TALKED ABOUT THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. NEXT WE SPOKE OF THE PERSON OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.  THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A DIVINE PERSON, SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM THE FATHER AND THE SON.  WE WITNESS THE FATHER, THE SON AND THE HOLY SPIRIT ALL PRESENT WHEN JESUS WAS BAPTIZED.  (LUKE 3:21 & 22).  TODAY WE BEGIN TO TALK … [Read more...]

The Person of the Holy Spirit (part 2)

THE PERSON OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)   INTRODUCTION –  R.A. TORREY  IN HIS BOOK “THE PERSON AND WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT”, “A FREQUENT SOURCE OF ERROR AND FANATICISM ABOUT THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IS AN ATTEMPT TO STUDY AND UNDERSTAND HIS WORK WITHOUT FIRST COMING TO KNOW HIM AS A PERSON”    EVEN WORSE IN MY OPINION IS THINKING THAT WE CAN USE THE HOLY SPIRIT TO SUPERCHARGE OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE AND MINISTRY WITHOUT TAKING THE TIME AND MAKING THE EFFORT TO KNOW AS A … [Read more...]

The Promise of the Holy Spirit (part 1)

THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)   INTRODUCTION – THIS IS TO BE THE FIRST MESSAGE OF A SERIES OF MESSAGES ON THE PERSON AND WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT:    IN  HEBREW WORD FOR SPIRIT IS “RUAH” SOMETIMES TRANSLATED “WIND” OR “BREATH” AS IN GENESIS 2:7 WHERE GOD FORMED ADAM FROM THE DUST OF THE GROUND AND BREATHED INTO HIS NOSTRILS THE BREATH OF LIFE AND HE BECAME A LIVING BEING.  2ND EXAMPLE EZEKIEL 37:9-10,14 (EZEKIEL’S VISION OF VALLEY OF DRY BONES)    IT … [Read more...]