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"Breathe in Me"

Mark 1:8 " . . . I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."
(John the baptist speaking about Christ)
Acts 1:4-5 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit."
Acts 2:1-4, 11
In each of the gospels John the Baptist says that Christ will "baptize" with the Holy Spirit (the Greek word for "baptize" refers to being dipped, dunked or immersed). When does Christ indicate this is first to happen, and how is it described then? What is the result?





Acts 10:44-46 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles. For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God.
Acts 11:15-16
What are the signs that these people had believed and recieved the Spirit? How does Peter describe this in the second text?




Acts 19:1-6
What reasons does it seem that these people had not recieved the Holy Spirit?




What was the immediate result when they had been baptized into Christ? What were the signs?




What is common to all these examples, and what accompanies that? Why do you think that is?




What do you think is the purpose of the baptism of the Holy Spirit (and why is it refered to as "baptism").



Acts 4:31, Acts 7:55-56
What happens here when people are filled with the spirit? Is this the same as being baptised?




Ephesians 5:18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.
Paul here makes a request of the believer. What does thnat imply about being filled with the spirit? Why do you think Paul says to do this?




1 Corinthians 12:7-11
Paul here gives a list of "manifestations" of the Holy Spirit. When do you think these manifestations occur?




Why does he say they are given?





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