But why? But anyway, I didn't even prepare anything for that text. This is another indication that all believers have received the Holy Spirit. And the more of the Spirit that we have, the more manifestations of the Spirit we have, that's what happened. "It happened that while Apollos was at Corinth..." So, he goes over to Achaia. Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God (1 Corinthians 2:12 NRSV). Again, this assumes that every believer is indwelt by the Spirit of God. He says - listen - verse 46. Is this brother right? And I would say that when we look at the biblical evidence it's the latter. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. He knows us better than we know ourselves You say what's that all about? "You will be My witnesses." Even if you're already saved, you need to be praying for the Spirit. My children are with me in bed. reception of the Holy Spirit. Brother, you can look that up if you want. How do we interpret this? GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point That's just a reality. Look at about verse 47. Pauline Epistles (from the room) "No one can see the Kingdom of God unless he's born of the spirit and the water?" Tim: There it is. Answer: Yes, we receive the Holy Spirit at baptism and are thereby made adopted sons and daughters of God (Catechism 1265). Ezekiel 12. When are you born again? Thank you for registering. But 1 Corinthians 3:16. That means you are not a genuine Christian. We receive the Holy Spirit the moment we believe in Christ. "...who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, for He had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. What's interesting - this is the only time in Scripture you find somebody re-baptized. I think his conviction is right. "Receive the Holy Spirit." Therefore, Scripture makes it plain that the moment a person comes to believe in Jesus Christ the Holy Spirit immediately indwells that individual. So could you please help me to understand about these things?" Try to connect these “5 P’s” to union with the Holy Spirit; all are necessary for a constant and growing union with the Holy Spirit. That Spirit gives us the life. Question: "When / How do we receive the Holy Spirit?" Church: At Pentecost the Church is born. But what it does is it opens to us a glorious reality of ongoing manifestations of the Spirit, empowerings of the Spirit, help of the Spirit, ongoing prayers asking for more of the Spirit. It is difficult to name another Catholic doctrine of as hallowed antiquity as the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit that is subject to such benign neglect. Tim: Which says? When he appeared to the Apostles on the evening of Easter, Jesus breathed upon them and said, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. According to Catholic doctrine, wisdom is one of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, which are enumerated in Isaiah 11:2–3. This is another indication that all believers have received the Holy Spirit. (incomplete thought) We have clear truth. Filled With the Spirit #1: Baptism or Filling? Where? cit., 325): "I confess the Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Father most High, one of one; I recognize Him as one God with the Father and the Holy Ghost." Wisdom Literature "Father..." These are people who know God as their Father. A Christian who has not received the Holy Spirit, does not exist. -------------------- And that's what happens here. We see the Holy Spirit alive in … Now let's all turn to it. Phillip came. The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Man Jesus. You see, when the Spirit of God fell on all those 120 in the upper room on the day of Pentecost, what happened? If I belong to Christ, I have the Spirit. The Holy Spirit is one of the three Persons of the Holy Trinity; he is the comforter and helper that Jesus promised to send his Apostles, who came to them on the day of Pentecost. Through Jesus, we also receive the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of Confirmation. That's how you explain it. Jesus Christ wants you to receive the Holy Spirit, who helps you in your christian life. And He said then to them, "He is in you..." already, and then He said this, "and He will be with you." So what happens is he's at Ephesus. That's the test. In every one of the New Testament letters all believers are spoken to as though they have the Holy Spirit. So did these people not belong to Christ until the Spirit fell on them? Romans 8:9. And there are good men, some who say it happens right when we're converted and some who believe it's experiential and happens later. What he's saying is, "I thought we received the Holy Spirit the same moment we believe in Christ." God heard my prayer. Maybe he was such a powerful preacher, they thought he must know what he's talking about. Being clothed - don't you love that? And before we even read it, I'm going to tell you what he says. Android Google Play We might just go over to Acts 19. Paul wrote the following to the Romans about this important truth. Confirmation is not the new arrival of the Holy Spirit, but rather an intensification of the … These things where I started reading till now, they give us principles regarding prayer. by Tim Conway His messages were very simple. You say why? So, you either have to say the people who believed - it wasn't saving faith yet. Furthermore, all Christians, no matter what their spiritual condition, are said to have the Holy Spirit. Copyright 2021 © I'll Be Honest All rights reserved. The Gospels GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Somebody could come along and say, well, I think sealing of the Spirit is something that happens later after you believe. We do talk about the holly spirit in catholic faith all the time! Cookie Notice: of Grace Community Church And He's saying, "Pray for the Holy Spirit because you don't have Him and you need Him to be saved." He's a mighty preacher. Prayer, Penance, Power, Perseverance, & Perfection. No great gift. "Someone asked me about the Holy Spirit and I gave my belief as follows: We receive the Holy Spirit at the same moment we believe Christ. The Holy Spirit is a gift, not a reward for faith or service. And I think what you really want to nail down here is this: Just because something is supernatural doesn't mean that it's a work of the Spirit. "And every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God." We need to be praying for the Spirit. You've got to be made alive. So, what do you think Paul's saying when he says, "I want you to understand, no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says, 'Jesus is accursed,' and no one can say 'Jesus is Lord,' except in the Holy Spirit"? We dealt with that if you've been coming to Grace about the sealing of the Spirit. If you belong to Christ, you possess the Spirit of Christ. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), * 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order', Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. Because this is the very truth that I've been driving at. That's really what he's hitting on right here. The Whole Bible Because see, this is where he's wrestling. Can a lost person say, "Jesus is Lord"? By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Many Catholic scholars have attempted to explain the baptism in the Holy Spirit and have come up with different theological interpretations. And what happened? And here we see. Clothed with power. Some of these accounts are not clear. Tim: Well, right, you've got to be born of the Spirit. And I think he was wondering how could they not know that there's a Spirit if they're being baptized? Understanding is the ability to comprehend the meaning of God's message. And they had meetings night after night. That's what the coming of the Spirit brought. We must pray to the Sanctifier. Tim: Yeah, God's Spirit dwells in you. (unintelligible) That's what it was. There is no need to wait or plead for the Holy Spirit. Go to Him for the Spirit. This is true of those who were in carnal churches such as Corinth. Once you realize what this gift entails and that you will have to be willing to fully … They are believers. And what you actually find in the book of Acts are repeated outpourings of the Spirit of God. You go to the text in 1 John. The next one he goes to is 2 Corinthians 1:22 which I think is a very good text, and of course, there's a parallel statement in Ephesians 1. Tim: Midhun. You go to all the nations;" what happened was, what you find in the book of Acts repeatedly is the Spirit falls and people speak with power, with boldness, and with supernatural manifestation. The Spirit's operations are not simply: you receive Him the moment you're saved and He breathes life into you - there's much more. James: Who was that? Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. And they were speaking in tongues, and they actually were speaking in a tongue. Now, notice that - the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him. They're saying, "Lord, teach us to pray." It couldn't be clearer. And when the Spirit comes, things happen. Luke-Acts And there was - I forget if it was a Greek or a Hebrew scholar, who was attending the meeting. In Luke 11, we are specifically told that if we're Christians, we should be praying to our Father that He give us the Holy Spirit. And the Holy Spirit becomes our permanent possession the moment we believe. Anyway, I remember Don Currin telling me an incident there, and I've voiced it before to you guys that there was a revival taking place. Somebody have it there and want to read it? Don't You know...?" That what we have here is Scripture is talking about different manifestations of the Spirit. Therefore, do not allow the devil to discourage you, but let the Holy Spirit encourage and strengthen you. We're justified by faith. We hear the text in Titus. I know this, you can't be a Christian without the Spirit of God. (unintelligible) They love. 8. They believe on him and are baptized. And He told them you go to Jerusalem and you sit there until what happens? And the very power comes to us by way of His Spirit - His life-giving Spirit. I mean, we all know it. In addition, there is no command in Scripture to seek for the Holy Spirit, or to pray so He can be received. If you don't have the Spirit, you don't belong to Christ. (unintelligible) Tim: So, it's clear. When are you regenerated? conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy Or the Spirit's influences at least? You can find those promises concerning the New Covenant in other parts of Ezekiel as well. The Holy Spirit is the One who pours out God’s love in our hearts. We can … So let's look at that. And when you get these guys - Acts 19:1, "It happened while Apollos was at Corinth. What's said there about the Spirit? Now you remember, they specifically asked the Lord, "teach us to pray." Those who are born of God are bringing forth - what does 1 John say? When does a person receive the Holy Spirit into his or her life? Tim: Keep going. -------------------- Unchanging and immutable Trinity." There were people prophesying. "He said to them, 'did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?'" The door is now shut. This is Cornelius in Caesarea. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. Through Jesus, we also receive the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of Confirmation. What you want to realize - brethren, look at it. That's another text. Because there's so much - there's more to be had. We cannot be filled with the Holy Spirit unless He already resides in us. But there was a man in the meeting that was really troubled. The Old Testament These are the disciples. Somebody might say why? Closed Captions, iTunes App Store Prophets Major Prophets You have all sorts of things that happen. Now I think that's important to catch because I think what He's saying there is much according to this truth. This is another indication that all believers have received the Holy Spirit. This is the Gospel - it's moving outward from Jerusalem. So you've got this man who knows only the baptism of John. "How much more will our heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask." But let's look at one of the clearest passages. And people perhaps appearing to be manifesting a gift of the Spirit, and as that gift is being supposedly manifested in their meetings, something is happening where Christ is not being exalted. They had something happen undoubtedly. Paul said, "'John baptized with the baptism of repentance telling the people to believe in the One who was to come after him - that is Jesus.' This happens: "They heard that Samaria had received the Word of God." You don't belong to Christ. Probably James, you dealt with him, because I don't remember that name. True Christians possess the Spirit of God. Well, obviously it means that the Spirit is actively working upon you in your life changing you, being born again. Historical Books And I'll tell you this, it's because we receive the Spirit in more than one way. Indeed, a person receives the Holy Spirit upon believing in Jesus Christ. Well, here's the way we want to think about this. I mean, doesn't Paul say in Romans 8:9, didn't we see it? Wisdom Literature I already have Him. That's what the church needs. Acts 8:14. What do we do with this? The Spirit empowers the church, especially in evangelistic cause. "But He saved us..." and then it goes on to say, "by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit whom He poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior in order that we might be justified by His grace." The Catholic ritual of Confirmation But even if you're a Christian, you should be asking for the Spirit all the time because what the Spirit brings - power to proclaim the Gospel, transformation in your life - Christlikeness, the fruit of the Spirit, the gifts of the Spirit. Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit." He described them in this manner. We should be asking for the Spirit all the time. Tim: It's a whole package there. John 3 - crystal clear. But this does mean that our Father loves importunity and persistence. Instead of just being given the Holy Spirit during certain times during our life, we have the Holy Spirit living within us, guidings us to do right wherever we go. Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. But he had alreadly been filled in Acts 2. For this reason: don't you realize? Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. The Holy Spirit comes when a person prays or reads Scripture, or when a person asks the Holy Spirit for guidance, inspiration or courage. -------------------- Paul passed through the inland country and came to Ephesus. And probably what they were saying is there were questions coming. I came to this conclusion mainly by these two verses." When we believe that He died for our sins and that He was raised from the dead, at that moment we are born again.At that same moment we receive the Holy Spirit. When he arrived, he greatly helped those who through grace had believed, for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public showing by the Scriptures that the Christ was Jesus." (from the room) I have a reference to 1 John 4:3. The fruit of the Spirit. He wrote. And He said I'll teach you to pray. The Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians reminding them how they received the Holy Spirit. Somebody could perhaps argue that. When did he receive the Spirit in this same fashion? And had they already been baptized? There were expressions of these gifts coming forth. A new heart - He takes the old heart out. David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Genesis 6-7 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), A Quiet Heart Means Confidence in God (Elisabeth Elliot), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Genesis 4-5 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). That's what Paul's saying. There are more manifestations to be had. To take the Gospel forth to the nations; to be witness; to have the Gospel truly be something more than a dead letter. "He'd been instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John." Somebody could say, well, I don't think the thing about "Jesus is Lord" and "Jesus is accursed" - I'm not even sure that that has to do with receiving the Spirit when we get saved. Peden - do you have any memory of the Peden guy who was a Covenanter? If the Holy Spirit were given apart from salvation, we would expect the Bible to give the requirements of His reception. Well, for instance, look at Acts 10. The Holy Spirit is a gift to all who believe. I came to this conclusion mainly by these two verses." What do you think makes the difference when somebody speaks the Gospel and the place is shaken? But let me ask you this: Were they already believers in Acts 2? If you are His temple, God's Spirit dwells in you. Romans 8:9. Why would I pray for the Spirit? Listen, the Spirit was given to Jesus Himself without measure. So what do we do? There he found some disciples." Peter received the Holy Spirit when he was baptized, and again when Jesus gave him the power to forgive sins, and again at Pentecost. There's more. Pauline Epistles Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. These gifts are present in their fullness in Jesus Christ, Whom Isaiah foretold (Isaiah 11:1).From the Catholic perspective, the faithful receive the seven gifts from God—who is within each of us. Now, I think what you want to tie together here is this: Spiritual gifts is what's on the table. Holy Spirit: Your Best Friend to Kill Sexual Sin, Find a Church Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Look at Luke 11. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, (incomplete thought) Paul is not just dealing with whether a person has the capacity, but what's happening in the midst of these folks is all manner of spiritual gifts being manifested, and I think, obviously, the Corinthian letters - the first Corinthian letter especially - it's numerous responses to the things that they had written to him about. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. And that if you have anything happening supernaturally that is not bringing attention and glory to Jesus Christ, you can identify that. He focuses in on some certain things in v. 2, 3, and 4. A key question often asked is, “When do I receive the Spirit?” The Bible teaches, without any admission of contradiction, that we both receive the Spirit at the moment of conversion, and that we need to actively continue to receive the Spirit after conversion - a principle that we understand from our study of the Gospel. So, 1 Corinthians 12:3 is one of the verses that he was using to tell his Catholic and Jacobite friends that we get the Spirit of God the moment we believe. Probably mainly in India. It is that simple. But you can't argue this. Can anybody see why he would think that? Whatever happens here, Romans 8:9 is crystal clear. Okay, if you don't have the Spirit, you what? They believed. But the thing is, what are we going to say to Jesus? Or, where it seems like their initial baptism is not regarded and they need to be baptized for real. General Epistles Anybody have it there? A Christian without power is a Christian who needs a baptism in the Holy Spirit. Furthermore, those who are without the Holy Spirit are considered unbelievers. He will answer from within, "Do not bother me. In 304, the martyr St. Vincent said (Ruinart, op. "I tell you, ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you. What is said about being born again that would lead us to believe that to even be born again, you would need to have the Spirit? "What father among you, if his son asks for a fish will instead of a fish give him a serpent? They give us generalities. What I want you to recognize is this, when you go back to verse 1, this is not the lost masses saying, "Lord, we're lost. Minor Prophets The Holy Spirit came into their lives when they believed. We have the text that James read out of Ezekiel 36 that He is going to put His Spirit within us. So, maybe these two verses wouldn't even necessarily be the best ones to even try to prove what he felt convicted about. "He made us alive together with Christ." Translate Subtitles. They receive various charisms and are given a new strength and boldness to proclaim the Gospel. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Crystal clear. How then are we to prepare our restless hearts to receive the power of the Holy Spirit? This is obviously what this brother is seeing. There were people speaking in tongues. I will give you a new heart (and then simultaneously it seems) and a new spirit I will put within you, and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh, and I will put my Spirit in you." We receive the Holy Spirit through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. The Spirit of God falls on people who are already saved. Jesus, don't You know that if I'm the temple of God, the Holy Spirit dwells in me? Maybe they weren't true believers? The fruit of the Holy Spirit is the result of the Holy Spirit’s presence our lives as Christians. What had happened? There is a vain repetition, brethren, but there is a repetition that is not vain. Okay. Now, if you don't possess the Spirit, you don't belong to Him. I'll Be Honest is a media ministry that is part of Grace Community Church of San Antonio, TX (. This is totally baseless. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point He's asking them. -------------------- "You can do nothing apart from Me," Jesus said. When we accept Christ, God immediately seals us with His Spirit ( 2 Corinthians 1:22 ). -------------------- They had many things happen. Eloquent man. When we receive the Holy Spirit into our lives, we have a new awareness of Christ, and can begin entering a relationship with Him. Listen, Jesus says in John 14, 15, 16 - He's telling them about the Helper, about the Comforter who was to come. Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are imparted on those who receive the sacrament of confirmation. Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit..." and he goes on. And it's right. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! And there he finds some disciples. "Ask your Father for the Spirit." Is it safe to say, Paul would be the first one to recognize that an unbeliever can lip those words? 2. Even though the Holy Spirit was around during the Old Testament, Jesus promised after his death to send the Counselor who would indwell us. -------------------- What do we say to this? The contrast between the two groups is clear: those with the Holy Spirit are Christians those without are non-Christians. The New Testament The 12 fruits of the Holy Spirit are charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, long-suffering, mildness, faith, modesty, continency, and chastity — human qualities that can be activated by the Holy Spirit. Being clothed, being covered with power. On the Day of Pentecost Peter said the crowd. Certainly they can mouth those words. The Apostle Paul wrote to the church at Corinth. However, when we get to Acts 8:16, we find that “the Holy Spirit had not yet come on any of them; they had simply been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.” We understand, based on passages such as 1 Corinthians 12:13, that Christians receive the Holy Spirit at the moment of salvation. All of them are my friends." When Jesus said, "Lo, I will be with you until the end of the world. Of course, we have Luke's version of the Lord's prayer. Filled With the Spirit #2: Are You Asking for the Spirit? If you look at Luke 11, and Luke especially, he among the Gospel writers - and by the way, he's the one that wrote the book of Acts too, but he loves to speak about the Holy Spirit in a way that the other Gospel writers don't do. Paul passed through the inland country. We don't know anything about Him. When I wrote the first time, I was in a desperate situation on my spiritual life. If you don't have the Spirit of Christ, you don't belong to Christ. In fact, he writes: "In the same way, the Spirit too comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes with inexpressible groanings. When he wished to cross to Achaia, the brothers encouraged him and wrote to the disciples to welcome him. Prophets They're basically Orthodox. Now let me ask you this, he's saying that on the day of Pentecost he received the Spirit just as those people there in Acts 10 were receiving the Spirit. They did not have to wait neither they did not have to pray. And I think this again, he's responding. Paul in turn comes to Ephesus and here's what Paul finds. I'm not sure exactly what he's doing with it, but the next one is clear. They said into John's baptism. Ezekiel. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point They would be an Eastern Orthodox offshoot. Whoever gets there first, why don't you read that? Each of them was said to be a recipient of the Holy Spirit. "That which is born of the Spirit is spirit." This Sunday, June 8, 2014, we celebrate Pentecost, the 50th day that signals the start of the universal mission of the Church -- a mission that overcomes human obstacles and has the Spirit as its driving force.Our Discussion Questions will guide your Sunday Bible Study sessions with family, friends and church groups. "They were hearing them speaking in tongues and extolling God." This is different than simply having the Spirit - not that it's so simple, but than that initial Spirit of God causing you to be born again. You can find an in-depth discussion of each in The Gifts of the Holy Spirit. The people are going out beat up and trampled on and left hopeless. Johannine Writings Share the Gospel says is true of everybody who 's born of the Persons of the Spirit! 25:1-12 ), five of whom were wise and five of whom were wise and five whom., 3, and they actually were speaking in a daily manner that the Spirit comes! 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