Week 1 – What is the Holy Spirit?

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Week 1 – Small Group Discussion Questions


  1. Why do you think we commonly mistake the Holy Spirt as a thing instead of a person?


  1. Read John 14:26. What do you think a counselor does & how do you think that relates to the Holy Spirit?


  1. Do you believe you’re personally more “Charismatic” (outspoken in the Holy Spirit) or more “traditional” (reserved)? Why?


  1. What do you think people meant when they said, “It feels like the Holy Spirit isn’t welcome…” at our church?


  1. Do you believe it’s beneficial to imagine our relationship with the Holy Spirit as a marriage? Why or why not?


  1. Pastor Jon said there is a big difference between the Holy Spirit & natural ability. Do you agree?  Why or why not?


  1. Do you have difficulty seeing the invisible Holy Spirit as an improvement over the physical Jesus Christ? Why or why not?


  1. Read John 16:12. How does it make you feel to be told by Jesus, “You can’t handle the truth!”?


  1. When was the last time you experienced the Holy Spirit working? Would you be willing to share?  If it’s been a while, why do you think that is?