Jesus’ Spirit-Filled Family

Jesus’ Spirit-Filled Family

Time of year we focus on a family

  • Most significant family in world history
  • Spirit-Filled Jesus book. Free @ TC. in store for sale
  • Joseph & Mary – did not have money, fame, power. Did have HS
  • God works 1. For 2. In 3. Through you = ANOINTING

Jesus’ Extended Family was Spirit-Filled

Luke 1:15-17 [John] will be great before the Lord…and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb…

Luke 1:41 “Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit”…

Luke 1:67, “Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied”…

  • Rural pastoral family
  • Barren, burdened, but godly
  • John – Jesus’ cousin, ministry 6 mo’s = greatest man ever (Lk 7:28)


Jesus’ Parents were Spirit-Filled

Luke 1:31-35 [Gabriel said] behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High…and of his kingdom there will be no end.” And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?” And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

Mom Mary

  • Teen, rural poor, unmarried, godly

Dad Joseph

  • He says little and does much
  • Marries Mary, adopts Jesus, works hard, & every time an angel shows up he obeys


Jesus’ Brothers were Spirit-Filled

Jude 1 Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James…

James & Jude – worship their brother Jesus, became pastors, wrote Bible books

  • James martyred – Simon stepped up as pastor

Jesus’ was Spirit-Filled

  1. Jesus was Conceived by the Holy Spirit

Luke 1:35 [angel said] The Holy Spirit will come upon you.

  1. Jesus Lived by the Power of the Holy Spirit

Matthew 3:16 And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him…

  1. Jesus Was Filled with the Holy Spirit

Luke 4:1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit…

  1. Jesus Was Led by the Holy Spirit

Matthew 4:1 Jesus was led up by the Spirit in the wilderness

  1. Jesus Did Miracles by the Holy Spirit

Luke 4:14-15 And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and a report about him went out through all the surrounding country. And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all.

  1. Jesus Cast Out Demons by the Holy Spirit

Luke 11:20 if it is by the finger of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.

  1. Jesus’ Emotions Were Regulated by the Spirit

Luke 10:21 he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit

  1. Jesus Sends us the Holy Spirit

John 14:18,26 “I will not leave you as orphans…the Helper, the Holy Spirit…the Father will send in my name…”

Jesus – personal relationship w/Holy Spirit

You – need personal relationship w/Holy Spirit

=Scripture, prayer, worship, fellowship, wise counsel

Goal of parenting – help kids have a personal relationship w/HS

  1. What is God teaching you (good & bad)?
  2. How can I pray for you?
  3. Anything I can get for you or do for you?
  4. Spend some time with God & see if you get clarity?


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Mark Driscoll
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