YOUR Body Is The NEW TEMPLE (New Testament temple)
December 16, 2018

YOUR Body Is The NEW TEMPLE (New Testament temple)

Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
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  1. Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
  2. This reminds us of the temple in the O.T.
    What great care was given to its design.
    What immense wealth was placed into its construction.
  3. Note the day of dedication of Solomon's temple (2 Chron. 7:1-3 and 12-15).
  4. But there is no such place in the age of grace.
    • This building we are in is not God's temple.
    • This building is not even a church, just the place the church meets.
  5. With the Spirit indwelling you, every word, every thought, and every deed is in His view.
    1. The Holy Spirit knows you.  He knows your strengths and your weaknesses.
    2. He knows your sinful acts and your holy deeds.
    3. He knows you better than you do.
  6. The purpose of the Holy Spirit is to build you up in the body of Christ to the glory of God.
    1. He regenerates (John 3:3-5).
    2. He indwells (Rom. 8:11).
    3. He anoints (1 John 2:27).
    4. He baptizes (Acts 2:17-41).
    5. He empowers (Micah 3:8).
    6. He sanctifies (Rom. 15:16).
    7. He comforts (John 14:16-26).
    8. He gives joy (Rom. 14:17).
    9. He gives discernment (1 Cor. 2:10-16).
    10. He bears fruit (Gal. 5:22-23).
    11. He gives gifts 1 Cor. 12:3-11).
  7. Surrender your body to the Lord. Glorify God in you daily life.