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THE HOLY SPIRIT AND HIS GIFTS
Dr. Stan Coffey
Praise the Lord. Amen. Praise the Lord for the new Hallelujah Hands. Praise God for this tonight. What a blessing. Aren't you glad you're here? Praise the Lord. I'm telling you, the Lord is here tonight. I'm telling you, I just thank God and praise God for these dear folks that God sent to our church. I'm telling you, I think they are a greater blessing to us than we are to them. We want to be a blessing to them as well. Now tonight we want to turn to Ephesians chapter 5 as we talk about the filling of the Holy Spirit. Ephesians chapter 5 and we're going to be talking about the filling of the Holy Spirit. Two weeks ago we studied the baptism with or by means of the Holy Spirit. We took the seven passages of scripture that deal with the baptism with the Holy Spirit and dealt with those passages and tried to see what the Bible would say to us about the Baptism with the Holy Spirit. Every believer is baptized with the Holy Spirit into the body of Christ. It is a once for all experience that takes place when we are saved.
But tonight I want to talk about something that is not the experience of every believer. That is, the filling of the Holy Spirit. Yet, it is God's will, God's command as we're going to see, that every one of us be filled with the Holy Spirit. I could want nothing greater and more for you as my flock and my people than to be filled with God's precious Holy Spirit. That's the desire of my heart for my own life, that I might be filled continuously with His Spirit. Ephesians 5:18 Paul says, "And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit." Be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit. The great need of this hour is for God's people to know what it is to be filled with the person and the power of the Holy Spirit of God. When you are filled with the Holy Spiri ...
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