Receiving the Holy Spirit - Surefire Hope - Bible Study Blog | www.surefirehope.com | Jesus told the disciples to “Receive the Holy Spirit” (John 20:19-23) but He also told them wait for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49, Acts 1:4-5). So what did they receive when Jesus blew on them Resurrection Sunday, and how is that receiving of the Holy Spirit different than what they were told to wait for? God’s Word shows us that there are two distinct receivings of the Holy Spirit, each for…
Baptism of Jesus. "At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: 'You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.'" Mark 1:9-11
Greater is the One living inside of us than he who is living in the world. There will be days when we feel lost, but grace says that does not matter because the cross already won the war. Strive to be full of God, give your all to God and take shelter in Him (Romans 8:11).
When your enemy presses in, say "I will not fear for It is finished" When your enemy accuses you say "I am forgiven" When your enemy knocks you down and says stay down, say "I am more than a conquerer through Jesus who loves me" Get back on your feet and continue running your race.**** God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. 1 Corinthians 1:9 NIV: