Present Day Ministry of the Holy Spirit

Who is the Holy Spirit
How did He work before Pentecost?
What does He do today?
What is the Baptism in the Holy Spirit?
Who does the baptizing?
Do we receive the "baptism" when we are saved?
Should we seek to be filled with the Holy Spirit?
Who can receive the Holy Spirit?
How do we receive Him?
What happens when we receive Him?
Speaking in Tongues?
Empowerment by the Holy Spirit?
What is our responsibility?
How do we relate to Him?

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Matthew 28:19
Third Person of the Godhead

1 John 5:7
The Spirit is Truth
In Heaven the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit are one
On earth: the Spirit, the water, and the blood; agree as one

How did He work before Pentecost?

Matthew 1:18
Mary conceived Jesus by the Holy Spirit

Matthew 1:20
God testifies the Holy Spirit caused Jesus' conception

Mark 12:36
David prophesied by the Holy Spirit

Luke 1:15
John the Baptist filled with the Holy Spirit, from the womb

Luke 1:35
The Holy Spirit will come upon you
The power of the Highest will overshadow you

Luke 1:41
Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit

Luke 1:67
Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit
He Prophesied

Luke 2:25
The Holy Spirit was upon him
It was revealed to him by the Holy Spirit
He came by the Spirit into the temple

Luke 3:22
The Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove upon Him
Now Jesus Himself began His ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit

Luke 4:1
Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit
Was led by the Spirit into the wilderness

Acts 1:16
The Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David

Acts 28:25
The Holy Spirit spoke rightly through Isaiah the prophet

Hebrews 9:8
The Holy Spirit indicating

Hebrews 10:15
The Holy Spirit also witnesses to us
He had said before
This covenant that I will make, says the LORD
The Spirit of Christ in them indicating
He testified
Preached the gospel by the Holy Spirit

2 Pet 1:19
Holy men spoke by the Holy Spirit

What does He do today?

Luke 12:10
Not you, but the Holy Spirit.
Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven
The Holy Spirit will teach you

John 14:23
The Holy Spirit our Helper
Father will send in My name
He will teach you
Bring to your remembrance all Jesus said

Acts 7:51
They were cut to the heart
Full of the Holy Spirit

Acts 9:10
The Lord said in a vision
Specific instructions
Receive your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit

Acts 9:31
Comfort of the Holy Spirit

Acts 13:2
The Holy Spirit said
I have called them

Acts 13:4
Sent out by the Holy Spirit

Acts 15:28
Seemed good to the Holy Spirit

Acts 16:6
Forbidden by the Holy Spirit

Acts 20:22
Bound in the (his) spirit
Holy Spirit testifies

Acts 20:32
The Holy Spirit made you overseers

Acts 21:8
Four virgin daughters prophesied
Thus says the Holy Spirit

1 Cor 2:13-15
Not in words of man's wisdom
What the Holy Spirit teaches
Compare spiritual things with spiritual
Natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God

Rom 9:1
The conscience bears witness in the Holy Spirit

1 John 5:6
The Spirit bears witness
The Spirit is truth
Father, Word Holy Spirit are one
Spirit, water and blood
These three agree as one

What is the Baptism in the Holy Spirit?

John 7:37-39
Rivers of living water
He spoke concerning the Spirit
Those believing in Him would receive

Holy Spirit not yet given

Acts 1:2
Christ through the Holy Spirit gave commandments to the apostles
Promise of the Father
Be baptized with the Holy Spirit

Acts 2:1
Day of Pentecost
All filled with the Holy Spirit
Spoke with other tongues
The Spirit gave utterance
In the last days, says God
I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh
Sons and daughters prophesy
Young men see visions
Old men dream dreams
On menservants and maidservants I will pour My Spirit
They shall prophesy
Wonders in the heavens
Signs in the earth

Acts 11:15
The Holy Spirit fell upon them
As upon us (it has not passed away)
Baptized with the Holy Spirit

Who does the baptizing?

Mat 3:11, Mark 1:8, Luke 3:16
He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit

Luke 11:9-13
Ask, Seek, Knock
Father gives the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him

John 1:33,34
Spirit descending, and remaining on Him
He baptizes with the Holy Spirit

Acts 5:32
So is the Holy Spirit whom God has given

Do we receive the "baptism" when we are born again?

John 20:22
He breathed on them and said "Receive the Holy Spirit" (First "Born Again" experience.)

Acts 8:5-24
Preached the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ
12 Both men and women were baptized
14 When the apostles heard they sent Peter and John to them
15 Who prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit
16 He had fallen upon none
16 Only baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus (born again, water baptized believers)
17 They laid hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit was given in this case by the laying on of hands
18 Offered money
The gift of God is not for sale!

Acts 10:36-48
God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power
38 He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil
38 God was with Him
44 While Peter was speaking
44 The Holy Spirit fell upon those who heard the word
45 Those of the circumcision who believed were astonished
45 The gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles
46 They heard them speak with tongues and magnify God (a singular evidence is tongues
and prophesy)
48 Baptized in water after receiving the Holy Spirit just as the 120 at Pentecost

Acts 19:1
"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?"
2 Had not heard there is a Holy Spirit
3 Baptized Into John's baptism
4 John's was a baptism of repentance
5 They should believe on Christ Jesus
5 Baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus
6 Paul had laid hands on them and the Holy Spirit came upon them
6 They spoke with tongues and prophesied

Ephesians 1:13,14
In Him you trusted
13 Believed, sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise

Titus 3:3-7
We were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived
5 Renewed by the Holy Spirit
6 He poured out on us abundantly
6 Through Jesus

Should we seek to be filled with the Holy Spirit?

Acts 1:8
You shall receive power

Acts 6:3-6
Seek out men full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom (equipped for service)
5 Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit

Acts 11:24
Barnabas full of the Holy Spirit and of faith

Acts 13:52
Filled with joy and the Holy Spirit

Acts 13:9
Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit

Romans 15:13-16
May God fill you with all joy and peace in believing
Abound by the power of the Holy Spirit
16 Sanctified by the Holy Spirit

Romans 5:5
Hope does not disappoint
Love of God poured out by the Holy Spirit

Romans 14:16-18
The kingdom of God is righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit

1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit
He is in you
He is from God
You are not your own, you were bought at a great price
Your body and your spirit belong to God

2 Cor 6:4-10
By the Holy Spirit
Who can receive the Holy Spirit?

Acts 11:15-16
The Holy Spirit fell upon them (anyone who believes in Jesus Christ as Savior)
16 You shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit

Acts 15:8-10
God acknowledged them by giving them the Holy Spirit
8 Just as He did to the 120 in the upper room

Ephesians 1:13,14
You heard the gospel
You believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise

How do we receive Him?

Acts 2:38,39
Repent and be baptized
You shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit

Acts 10:29-47
God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power
44 The Holy Spirit fell upon those who heard the word
45 The gift of Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles
46 They heard them speak with tongues and magnify God (a singular evidence is tongues
and prophesy)
47-48 Baptized in water after receiving the Holy Spirit just as the 120 at Pentecost

Acts 19:1
"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?"
They should believe on Christ Jesus
Paul had laid hands on them and the Holy Spirit came upon them
They spoke with tongues and prophesied

Ephesians 1:13,14
In Him you trusted
Believed, sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise

What happens when we receive Him?

Mark 16:17
Signs should follow believers
17 They should cast out demons
17 Speak with tongues
18 Deal with principalities and powers
18 They should lay hands on the sick and see them recover

Acts 1:8
You receive power with the Holy Spirit baptism
You receive power to witness for Him

Acts 2:1-21
They were filled with the Holy Spirit
4 Began to speak with tongues, as the Spirit gave utterance
11 speaking in tongues the wonderful works of God
17 Prophesy, see visions, dream dreams.
19 Wonders in heaven, and signs on earth

Acts 2:33
Christ was exalted to the right hand of God
Received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit
He poured out what we can now see and hear. (There is always evidence with the filling
of the Holy Spirit

Acts 4:8-12
Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said (Effectual ministry is only by the power of the Holy
Spirit)

Speaking in Tongues

Jude 1:20
Build yourselves up, praying in the Holy Spirit (Prayer language, tongues of men and of
angels)

1 Corinthians 12:3-19
(All these verses apply to the church in assembly, not private worship)
No one can say that Jesus is Lord except by the Holy Spirit
Diversities of gifts
Same Spirit
Different ministries, same Lord
Differing activities, same God
Manifestation of the Spirit for the profit of all
Word of wisdom through the Spirit
Word of knowledge through the Spirit
Faith by the same Spirit
Gifts of healings by the same Spirit
Working of miracles
Prophecy
Discerning of spirits
Different kinds of tongues (for use in the assembly)
Interpretation of tongues (for use in the assembly)
The same Spirit works all things
Distributes as He wills

1 Corinthians 12:27-31
The body of Christ
God has appointed in the church: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, after that
miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, varieties of tongues

1 Corinthians 13:1-8
Without Love I am nothing
When knowledge passes away only then will prophecies, tongues, vanish away.

1 Corinthians 14:1-6
Pursue love, and desire spiritual gifts, especially to prophesy (this is a command of the
Apostle)
Speaking in tongues is speaking to God
Speaking mysteries in our spirit
Prophesying speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to the assembly
When we prophesy we edify the church
Paul wishes everyone spoke with tongues
But even more that we prophesy
Speak by revelation, by knowledge, by prophesying, and by teaching

1 Corinthians 14:18-23
Paul says He speaks with tongues more than all
In church speak with understanding
Tongues are a sign to unbelievers
Prophesying for believers

1 Corinthians 14:39,40
Desire earnestly to prophesy
Do not forbid to speak with tongues
Do all things decently and in order
Empowerment by the Holy Spirit

Ephesians 4:29
Speak what is edifying, impart grace
Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption
Be kind and forgive by the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit

Ephesians 5:1
Imitate God as loving children
Walk in love as Christ loved us and gave Himself for us

1 Thessalonians 1:5-8
The gospel must be preached in power in the Holy Spirit
In much assurance you became followers of the Lord
Joy is of the Holy Spirit
It is God, who has given us His Holy Spirit

2 Timothy 1:13,14
Hold fast what you have heard
In faith and love in Christ Jesus
The Holy Spirit dwells in us

Hebrews 2:1
Pay attention to what we have heard
God bears witness with signs and wonders, various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit

Hebrews 3:7-9
Holy Spirit speaks Today, hear His voice
What is our responsibility when we receive Him?

Matthew 28:19-20
Make disciples
Baptize in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Teach them to observe everything Christ taught

Acts 4:31
They prayed , the place where they were was shaken
They were all filled with the Holy Spirit
They spoke the word of God with boldness

1 Corinthians 14:1-6
Pursue love , and desire spiritual gifts, especially to prophesy (this is a command of the
Apostle)
Speaking in tongues is speaking to God
Speaking mysteries in our spirit
Prophesying speaks edification and exhortation and comfort to the assembly
When we prophesy we edify the church
Paul wishes everyone spoke with tongues
But even more that we prophesy
Speak by revelation, by knowledge, by prophesying, and by teaching

How are we to relate to Him?

Matthew 12:28-32
Don't speak against the Holy Spirit

Mark 3:28
Do not blaspheme against the Holy Spirit

Acts 5:3
Do not lie to the Holy Spirit

Galatians 5:15-23
Walk in the fruit of our spirits given and empowered by the Holy Spirit

Hebrews 6:4-6
Partakers of the Holy Spirit

Philippians 2:1
Fellowship in, with, of the Holy Spirit

2 Corinthians 13:14
The communion of the Holy Spirit



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