The Gifts and Work of the Holy Spirit
An Overview for Understanding
Basic giving of the Holy Spirit
The disciples received this indwelling experience in
21 Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you."
22 And with that he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.(NIV)
Jesus commanded them to wait!
8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."(NIV)
Then they experienced this Phenomenon
Basic understanding is the baptism of the Holy Spirit which is the empowering!
Book of Acts
1. Day of Pentecost!
4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.(NIV)
2. Jerusalem after Peter and John Arrested.
31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.(NIV)
Some external evidence (Possibly tongues)
14 When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them.
15 When they arrived, they prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit,
16 because the Holy Spirit had not yet come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus.
17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.
18 When Simon saw that the Spirit was given at the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money
19 and said, "Give me also this ability so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."
20 Peter answered: "May your money perish with you, because you thought you coul ...
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