Baptism of the holy spirit faith christian center in arlington, mansfield tx gas ks

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When you are born again, you are born again by the Spirit and God’s Spirit seals us which means we belong to God (Eph. 1:13). The Baptism of the Holy Spirit is a separate experience from salvation that every believer should seek and receive. John the Baptist said in Matthew 3:11, “I baptize you with water for repentance. But after me will come One who is more powerful than I…He (referring to Jesus) will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” On the Day of Pentecost, Peter said in Acts 2:38–39, “Repent and be baptized…in the Name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. This promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off…”

This baptism is one of many gifts God has given us. We should receive every gift of God. The baptism of the Holy Spirit is a gift that is for every believer and it is a gift that belongs to every believer. James 1:17 says, “Every good and perfect gift is from above…” Also, see Luke 11:13.

Acts 2:1–4: “When the Day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from Heaven and filled the whole house…They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in tongues as the Spirit enabled them.”

Acts 19:1–6: “While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples and asked, ‘Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed…’ They answered, ‘No.’ …When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied.”

Romans 8:26–27: “…the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And He who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God’s will.”

Acts 2:17–18: “In the last days, God says, ‘I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy.’”

John 7:37–39: “…Jesus stood and cried out, saying, ‘If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’ But this He spoke concerning the Spirit, whom those believing in Him would receive; because the Holy Spirit had not yet been given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.” (NKJV)

The Holy Spirit will not talk for you. You must speak! You will sense the Spirit giving you utterance, but you must take a step of faith and speak forth what the Spirit gives you in tongues. It may sound strange but allow this new supernatural language to flow out of you. You have to remember that you cannot speak two languages at one time. Begin to worship God out of your heart in your own language, and then stop speaking your native language and begin speaking in tongues. Then, pray in your prayer language every day.