BAPTIZED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT – Sermon

June 1, 2015

Summary

SERMON TEXT  John 1:32-34

SERMON NOTES:

BAPTIZED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT

What does this mean?

Modern 1900’s –

Some who have the Holy Spirit and some who do not!

3 CLASSES

  1. Unbelievers
  2. Believers
  3. Believers with the Holy Spirit

Holiness movement – THE perfected and THE non-perfected

Extreme – You’re not saved unless you…

“Baptism of the Holy Spirit with evidence of speaking in tongues”

CRUSHED – CONFUSED – WORTHLESS

Classic – Tongues was FOREIGN languages

Now – Tongues is UNKNOWN languages (majority)

1901 – Speak Chinese???

IMPORTANT:  What is being “Baptized with the Holy Spirit?”

 

Acts 1:8 NKJV  But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

 

  • NOTICE THE ORDER
  1. JEWS – ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 2)
  2. SAMARITANS – ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 8:4-25)
  3. CORNELIUS – THE GOD FEARER –ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 10:22)
  4. EPHESIANS – ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 19:2)

 

  1. JEWS – ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 2)

Acts 2:1-4

 

  1. SAMARITANS – ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 8:4-25)

Acts 8:14-17

  1. CORNELIUS – THE GOD FEARER –ON ALL (Acts 10:22)

Acts 10:34-35

Acts 10:44-47

  1. EPHESIANS – ON ALL OF THEM (Acts 19:2)

Acts 19:1-6

 

UNITY

1 Corinthians 12:13

 

UNITY – ONE BODY – ONE SPIRIT

  1. JEWS – ALL OF THEM (Acts 2)
  2. SAMARITANS – ALL OF THEM (Acts 8:4-25)
  3. CORNELIUS – THE GOD FEARER –ALL OF THEM (Acts 10:22)
  4. EPHESIANS – ALL OF THEM (Acts 19:2)

 

Romans 10:12-13

PETER’S EXPLANATION

 

Acts 2:12-21

Kings, Prophets (few), Priests

Moses – gathers 70 men (Numbers 11:16)

God puts the same Spirt on them  –  All prophesy

Eldad and Medad  –  were prophesying inside the camp

Joshua said, you must forbid this

 

Numbers 11:29

  • 600,000 Pastors in America
  • Christian Teachers
  • Christians who Witnesses
  • Christians who Counsel
  • Christians who Minister to needs
  • Ordinary people, when called by God do the extraordinary!

 

RAPID FIRE (HOLY SPIRIT AT WORK)

 

  • The Holy Spirit is life, the flesh is death

Romans 8:5-6

1 Corinthians 2:14

 

  • Salvation and regeneration is of the Spirit

Titus 3:5

FILLING (as needed) vs. BAPTISM (once)

 

  • Elizabeth filled with the Holy Spirit – she prophesied Luke 1:41
  • Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit – He prophesied Luke 1:67

 

  • The Holy Spirit Guards us against temptation – empowered

Luke 4:1

  • Enables us to witness with boldness

Acts 4:8

 

Acts 13:9-10

 

Acts 4:31

 

  • The Holy Spirit enables us to die for Jesus – STEPHEN

Acts 7:55-56

 

  • The Holy Spirit forbid them to preach the word in Asia

Acts 16:6

 

  • The Holy Spirit makes us leaders and pastors

Acts 20:28

 

  • The Holy Spirit can warn us of dangers & directs our path

Acts 20:22-23

 

  • The love of God is poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit

Romans 5:5

 

  • The Holy Spirit gives us joy, peace and power

Romans 15:13

 

  • The Holy Spirit sanctifies us

Romans 15:16

 

  • The Holy Spirit teaches us
  • NO Spirit NO understanding!

1 Corinthians 2:13-14

 

  • The Holy Spirit seals us

Ephesians 1:13

 

  • The Holy Spirit brings joy during our affliction

1 Thessalonians 1:6

 

  • The gospel is preached by the Holy Spirit

1 Peter 1:12

 

  • The Holy Spirit witnesses to us

Heb 10:15

 

  • Spirit builds us up and guides us in our prayers
  • The Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness

 

Jude 1:20

 

Romans 8:26

 

 

  • Be careful – DO NOT QUENCH the Spirit
    • Graveyards don’t have problems – MLJ
  • Watch out for FALSE Spirits!!!

 

  • His CHIEF role is to glorify Jesus!

John 16:14 NKJV  He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you.

 

  • The Holy Spirit is sovereign; he cannot be commanded by us?
  • I don’t believe he makes people drunk!
    • Joyous – YES
    • Bold – YES
    • Slurred Speech – NO
    • Staggering – NO
      • A Holy Spirit joint? Bark like a dog?
    • He WILL glorify Jesus!!!

 

  • Holy Spirit and fire???

Matthew 3:11-12

 

In EVERY case the BAPTISM Holy Spirt came upon ALL BELIEVERS

PURPOSE:  Inclusion – Not Exclusion

NOW:  CONFUSION and DIVISION not UNITY!

HAVE and the HAVE NOT’S!!!

2 Classes – Christians and Non-Christians!


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