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Baptism in the Holy Spirit (Part 3)

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The purpose of this class is not to prove a doctrinal statement, rather to show through the context of scripture the historical narrative surrounding the Baptism in the Holy Spirit and the relationship it had to speaking with tongues. The goal is to remove the mental and physical barriers to the baptism of the Holy Spirit. To awaken our desire for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit's Baptism. To prepare our hearts to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit.

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Initial Physical Evidence (Part 1)

Read Acts 2:1-4
Acts 2:1–4 KJV 1900
1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

What we Believe

There are 16 fundamental truth that define the Assemblies of God.
++The Scriptures Inspired
++The One True God
++The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ
++The Fall of Man
++The Salvation of Man
++The Ordinances of the Church
++The Baptism in the Holy Spirit
++The Initial Physical Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit
++The Church and its Mission
++The Ministry
++Divine Healing
++The Blessed Hope
++The Millennial Reign of Christ
++The Final Judgment
++The New Heavens and the New Earth

Why We Believe

Biblical Directives

Cause and effect

Biblical Practices
++Historical norms
Biblical Principles
++Are not circumstantial
++Are not cultural
++Can be applied to all
++Indirectly communicated

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit
++Greater Effectiveness
++Spiritually Sensitive Life
++Greater Potential for Spiritual Understanding
++Deeper Love and Consecration

Initial Physical Evidence

Read Acts 2:4
Acts 2:4 KJV 1900
4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
What happened when they were filled with the Holy Ghost?
++They “began” to speak
++They Spoke with other tongues
(a language different from their own)

It was a language different from their own.

Read Acts 2:6-12
Acts 2:6–12 KJV 1900
6 Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language. 7 And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans? 8 And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born? 9 Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, 10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, 11 Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God. 12 And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
The Language was
++Given by the Holy Spirit
++Controlled by the Holy Spirit
1 Corinthians 12:4–10 KJV 1900
4 Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. 5 And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. 6 And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. 7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. 8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; 9 To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit; 10 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:
1 Corinthians 12:4-

Cause and effect

The response of the Spirit
++Seen in the beginning
Genesis 1:2 KJV 1900
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Genesis 2:7 KJV 1900
7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
Genesis 2:
The response of the Spirit
Seen in the beginning
++Seen in the Ezekiel’s Vision
Ezekiel 37:5 KJV 1900
5 Thus saith the Lord God unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:
Ezekiel 37
The response of the Spirit
Seen in the beginning
Seen in the Ezekiel’s Vision
++Prophesied by Joel
Joel 2:28 KJV 1900
28 And it shall come to pass afterward, That I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; And your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your old men shall dream dreams, Your young men shall see visions:
The response of the Spirit
Seen in the beginning
Seen in the Ezekiel’s Vision
Prophesied by Joel
++Experienced by Jesus
Matthew 3:16–17 KJV 1900
16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Luke 11:13 KJV 1900
13 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
Matthew 3:16:17
Luke 24:49 KJV 1900
49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.
Luke 24:19
Acts 1:4 KJV 1900
4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.
Acts 2:33 KJV 1900
33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
Acts 2:39 KJV 1900
39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
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