The Orchard Church

The Helper

Discussion Questions

  • If you heard the sermon, what caught your attention? Why?
  • Is it difficult for you to think of the Holy Spirit as a person you can know and relate to? Why or why not?
  • The Holy Spirit is called by a variety of names: Comforter, Counselor, Advocate, Helper. Which of these names most relates to you, at this stage of your life? Why?
  • The Holy Spirit convicts of sin and prepares us for salvation. How did the Spirit prepare you for salvation?
  • The Spirit also regenerates us - that is, gives us the new birth. How did that happen in your life?
  • The Spirit gives power to witness boldly. Have you experienced this in your life? Share that with your group.
  • There are a number of sins against the Spirit: we can grieve Him, quench Him, resist him. Which are you most likely to commit? Why do you think it happens?
  • What would you like to see the Spirit of God do in your life? In the life of a loved one or friend or neighbor?
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