The New Testament describes the glorious experience of salvation with several synonymous terms; a few of them are below. These terms cover the complete experience of being born again. Washing – Cleansing comes through the blood, water, and Spirit, as a result of our faith in Christ and obedience to the Word of God (John […]
God’s Spirit is very important in our lives, and our relationship with Him is a sacred thing. Indeed, Jesus Warner us not to blaspheme the Holy Ghost. Forgiveness can never be obtained for this sin (Mark 3:28-30). Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost is the only unpardonable sin. All other sins can be forgiven. The Scripture
There are many different views today regarding when and how we receive the Holy Ghost. We must base our beliefs and experience on the Scriptures, not on human opinion. There are at least nine ways in which the Bible describes receiving the Holy Ghost. None of these descriptions say that there are degrees or stages
On the Day of Pentecost, the birthday of the church, about 120 believers spoke with other tongues as they received the Holy Ghost (Acts 2:1-4). God’s Word is precise in giving us example after example of this phenomenal sign of speaking in tongues as evidence that one has received the Holy Ghost. Millions have experienced
God has made conditional promises to those who want the Holy Ghost. When these Bible conditions are met, anyone can receive the Holy Ghost. God is no respecter of persons but will give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him (Luke 11:13). Let us observe what the Bible has to say on the subject.
Many man-made terms, which are not consistent with the Bible, are used to describe the Holy Spirit. To answer the above question properly, let us go to the Bible for a scriptural definition of the Holy Ghost. The following terms describe the gift of the Holy Ghost in the life of the believer. Spirit of
Four great prophets, one of them being the Holy Ghost baptizer, told us that we can and will receive the Holy Ghost. Peter said, “all that are afar off” (Acts 2:39) are candidates for the Holy Ghost. Prophetic Scripture has been fulfilled over and over again since the Day of Pentecost c. A.D. 33. Worldwide,
The Holy Ghost is the Comforter whom Jesus sends back into the hearts and souls of those who believe in Him. The church of God, which He purchased with His own blood (Acts 20:28), began on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-4). On that day many received the Holy Ghost evidenced by speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gave them the utterance. This experience is available today and is essential in our lives (Romans 8:9). John the Baptist, speaking of Jesus, said, “He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire” (Matthew 3:11). (See Mark 1:8; Luke 3:16; John 1:33.) “For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence” (Acts 1:5). (See John 7:37-39; 14:16-17; 15:26; 16:7-13.) Jesus was teaching about the Holy Ghost in these