Kitchen Table Theology

042 The Indwelling Work of The Holy Spirit

January 24, 2021 Pastor Jeff Cranston Season 2 Episode 42
Kitchen Table Theology
042 The Indwelling Work of The Holy Spirit
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Kitchen Table Theology
042 The Indwelling Work of The Holy Spirit
Jan 24, 2021 Season 2 Episode 42
Pastor Jeff Cranston

In this episode, Pastor Jeff Cranston and Jen Denton are beginning the new series on the Doctrine of Pneumatology: the study of the Holy Spirit.

Today we will primarily discuss the Indwelling Work of The Holy Spirit.

This new series will cover the topics of the spirit’s indwelling work, His baptizing work, filling work, and His empowering work. 

[00:01 - 05:00] Opening Segment

  • Jen talks about the topic of today’s episode.
  • Pastor Jeff breaks down the meaning of Pneumatology.
  • Jen shares each topic in this season series.
  • Pastor Jeff talks about some of the challenges in the study of the Holy Spirit amongst people these days.

[05:01 - 17:29] The Indwelling Work 

  • Pastor Jeff breaks down the meaning of the indwelling work of the Holy Spirit.
  • Pastor Jeff talks about the meaning of the gift of the Holy Spirit.
  • Pastor Jeff unpack the meaning of Forever in John’s reference about the Holy Spirit.
    • Are there any terms or conditions to the indwelling work?
  • Pastor Jeff talks about the differences and changes between the Holy Spirit’s indwelling in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and today.

 [17:30 - 23:15] The Purpose and Function of The Holy Spirit

  • Pastor Jeff talks about the meaning of our body as the temple of The Holy Spirit.
  • Pastor Jeff answers the question of “Why would God, The Holy Spirit, want to indwell in us?”
  • Pastor Jeff breaks down the function and the purpose of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in us.

[23:16 - 25:08] Closing Segment

  • Thank you for listening, and please share this podcast with your friends and family.
  • Jen talks about the episode’s show notes to help you dive deeper into the doctrine and theology within the Christian faith.
  • Final words from Pastor Jeff and Jen.


Tweetable Quotes:

“ The Holy Spirit is a gift that given to all believers in Jesus with no exception; no condition attaches to the Holy spirit except faith in Christ . ” - Pastor Jeff Cranston.

"The Indwelling work of the Holy Spirit means that God is taking up permanent residence in the heart of those who have placed their faith in Jesus Christ as Savior .” - Pastor Jeff Cranston.

“Since the Pentecost, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, switch from being impermanent to permanent .” - Pastor Jeff Cranston.


Bible Verses and Other Sources Mentioned:

  • John 14:16
  • John 7 
  • Ephesian 1:13
  • Galatians 3:2
  • Romans 8:9
  • Jude 1:19
  • John 14
  • Psalms 51:11
  • 1 chronicle 12
  • John 14:17
  • Ephesians 1:13-14,30


Join the Conversation

We love your feedback! If you enjoyed this episode, leave us a review. If you have any questions or comments on today’s episode, email me at [email protected]

Visit my website jeffcranston.com and subscribe to my newsletter. Join me on Sunday mornings at LowCountry Community Church

Check-in with us on Facebook or Instagram @pastorjeffcranston.

Remember, the real power of theology is not only knowing it but applying it. Thanks for listening!

Show Notes

In this episode, Pastor Jeff Cranston and Jen Denton are beginning the new series on the Doctrine of Pneumatology: the study of the Holy Spirit.

Today we will primarily discuss the Indwelling Work of The Holy Spirit.

This new series will cover the topics of the spirit’s indwelling work, His baptizing work, filling work, and His empowering work. 

[00:01 - 05:00] Opening Segment

  • Jen talks about the topic of today’s episode.
  • Pastor Jeff breaks down the meaning of Pneumatology.
  • Jen shares each topic in this season series.
  • Pastor Jeff talks about some of the challenges in the study of the Holy Spirit amongst people these days.

[05:01 - 17:29] The Indwelling Work 

  • Pastor Jeff breaks down the meaning of the indwelling work of the Holy Spirit.
  • Pastor Jeff talks about the meaning of the gift of the Holy Spirit.
  • Pastor Jeff unpack the meaning of Forever in John’s reference about the Holy Spirit.
    • Are there any terms or conditions to the indwelling work?
  • Pastor Jeff talks about the differences and changes between the Holy Spirit’s indwelling in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and today.

 [17:30 - 23:15] The Purpose and Function of The Holy Spirit

  • Pastor Jeff talks about the meaning of our body as the temple of The Holy Spirit.
  • Pastor Jeff answers the question of “Why would God, The Holy Spirit, want to indwell in us?”
  • Pastor Jeff breaks down the function and the purpose of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in us.

[23:16 - 25:08] Closing Segment

  • Thank you for listening, and please share this podcast with your friends and family.
  • Jen talks about the episode’s show notes to help you dive deeper into the doctrine and theology within the Christian faith.
  • Final words from Pastor Jeff and Jen.


Tweetable Quotes:

“ The Holy Spirit is a gift that given to all believers in Jesus with no exception; no condition attaches to the Holy spirit except faith in Christ . ” - Pastor Jeff Cranston.

"The Indwelling work of the Holy Spirit means that God is taking up permanent residence in the heart of those who have placed their faith in Jesus Christ as Savior .” - Pastor Jeff Cranston.

“Since the Pentecost, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, switch from being impermanent to permanent .” - Pastor Jeff Cranston.


Bible Verses and Other Sources Mentioned:

  • John 14:16
  • John 7 
  • Ephesian 1:13
  • Galatians 3:2
  • Romans 8:9
  • Jude 1:19
  • John 14
  • Psalms 51:11
  • 1 chronicle 12
  • John 14:17
  • Ephesians 1:13-14,30


Join the Conversation

We love your feedback! If you enjoyed this episode, leave us a review. If you have any questions or comments on today’s episode, email me at [email protected]

Visit my website jeffcranston.com and subscribe to my newsletter. Join me on Sunday mornings at LowCountry Community Church

Check-in with us on Facebook or Instagram @pastorjeffcranston.

Remember, the real power of theology is not only knowing it but applying it. Thanks for listening!