Mediation Distinguished From Intercession

Holy Spirit Intercedes, not mediates

1 Timothy 2:5,6

Mediation of Christ Distinguished from Intercession of Holy Spirit

  1. 1 Timothy 2:5

  2. Galatians 3:20; Matthew 16:13, 16

  3. 2 Timothy 2:6; Hebrews 9:12; 12:24

  4. Romans 8:27; 2 Corinthians 5:19-21; Romans 10:1-4; 1 Timothy 2:1; Romans 8:26-27

  5. 1 Timothy 2:4-5

    Romans 8:27

Examples of Distinction Between Intercession and Mediation.

SOME DEDUCTIONS FROM THE TEXT

We Learn About the Holy Spirit

  1. His person

    Romans 8:26-27

  2. His character

    Hebrews 7:25
    John 14:6
    Psalms 46:1
    Hebrews 7:27
    Proverbs 28:9
    Isaiah 59:1, 2
    Psalms 66:18
    1 Peter 3:12

We Are Taught about Affliction.

  1. Saints not exempt from suffering and affliction

    Romans 8:23, 25
    Romans 8:18

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    2 Corinthians 4:17
    Romans 5:3

  1. Heaven’s attitude toward our sufferings

    Luke 10:40
    2 Corinthians 12:7-10

  2. Saints’ attitude toward affliction

    Psalms 119:67, 71
    2 Corinthians 12:10
    Matthew 5:12
    2 Corinthians 4:17
    Romans 8:28

  3. Groanings in affliction

    1 Corinthians 10:10
    Romans 8:26
    2 Peter 1:21
    1 Corinthians 2:11
    Hebrews 5:7

We Are Enlightened About Prayer

  1. We are limited. That is a reason for prayer

    2 Corinthians 5:7

  2. Our limitations are not the limits of our prayers

    Daniel 3:17
    Ephesians 3:20
    Philemon 22
    Ephesians 6:18

Conclusion:

Psalms 121:5-8
Acts 9:31

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FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT
Next week
and then
Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit
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