Baptized with the Holy Spirit


Lesson 4: Baptized with the Holy Spirit


1 Corinthians 14:2 For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the Spirit. New International Version


1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful. New International Version


1 Corinthians 14:18 I thank God that I speak in tongues more than all of you. New International Version


Jesus baptizes us with the Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:11)


Matthew 3:11 “With water I baptize those who repent of their sins; but someone else is coming, far greater than I am, so great that I am not worthy to carry his shoes! He shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. The Living Bible


1 Corinthians 14:23 So then, if the whole church gathers together and all of you speak in [unknown] tongues, and outsiders or those who are not gifted [in spiritual matters] or unbelievers come in, will they not say that you are out of your mind? The Amplified Bible




1 Corinthians 6:19 Haven’t you yet learned that your body is the home of the Holy Spirit God gave you, and that he lives within you? Your own body does not belong to you. The Living Bible


Acts 8:5  Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there…12  But when they believed Philip as he preached the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.  New International Version


Acts 8:14 When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. New International Version


Acts 8: 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. New International Version


Receive: Lambano – to take hold of something you already have


Acts 8:17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. New International Version


Acts 19:1 While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples 2 and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They answered, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit." New International Version


Acts 19:5  On hearing this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus. 6  When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied. 7 There were about twelve men in all. New International Version




1 Corinthians 14:4 Anyone who speaks in a tongue edifies themselves, but the one who prophesies edifies the church. New International Version


1 Corinthians 14:4 So a person “speaking in tongues” helps himself grow spirituallyThe Living Bible


1 Corinthians 14:4 The one who prays using a private “prayer language” certainly gets a lot out of it…The Message Bible




1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful. New International Version


1 Corinthians 14:14 For if I pray in an (unknown) tongue, my spirit (by the Holy Spirit within me) prays, but my mind is unproductive (it bears no fruit and helps nobody). The Amplified Bible


Luke 11:9 “And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. New Living Translation


Luke 11:11 “You fathers—if your children ask for a fish, do you give them a snake instead? 12 Or if they ask for an egg, do you give them a scorpion? Of course not! 13 So if you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him.” New Living Translation

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