The Holy Spirit

 

What the Bible Says About the Holy Spirit

"What the Bible says about the Holy Spirit" is a sheet of Scriptures that describe the baptism of the Holy Spirit in the Bible. This sheet also explains the role of the Holy Spirit and the necessity of becoming Spirit-filled with the sign of speaking in tongues.

The Evidence of the Holy Ghost Baptism is Speaking in Tongues

With many supporting Scriptures, this sheet shows how the baptism of the Holy Spirit takes place. Tongues are shown to be the Biblical sign of the indwelling of the Spirit. The sheet also explains why being Spirit filled is necessary, so the Spirit can provide the power to live the Christian life.

Power from on High

Christ says, "Everyone that asketh receiveth", but there certainly is a "great gulf" between the asking and receiving that is a great stumbling block to many. How, then, is this discrepancy to be explained?

Fruit and Gifts of the Holy Spirit

What are the 9 fruits and 9 gifts of the Holy Spirit?

Baptism in the Holy Spirit is Regeneration

This article examines the baptism of the Holy Spirit according to the Bible. It shows how baptism in the Holy Spirit, with the sign of speaking in tongues, is what gives a Christian their new life.

Testimony of Great Revivalists

Long before the pentecostal revivals at the beginning of the last century, the Quakers, Finney, Wesley, General Booth and many others spoke in tongues as God brought revivals throughout the ages.

Speaking in Tongues

“Speaking in tongues is the Biblical evidence of the Holy Ghost baptism.”

The Lack of the Holy Spirit

“Something is missing! Something has been lost. Our Bibles tell us of a vibrant, thrilling, sensational salvation. There is a discrepancy somewhere…” The lack of the Holy Spirit leaves a vacuum in the churches!

The Modern Church Rejects the Holy Spirit

In Jesus’ day and in the days of the early Church, the scribes and the Pharisees rejected the miraculous power of the Holy Spirit, therefore it is not surprising that today there are those who reject speaking in other tongues, together with the other miraculous manifestations of the Spirit of God.

History of the Christian Church - Luther Prayed in Tongues

Did you know that Martin Luther spoke in tongues? This extract from a German account of the history of the Christian church provides evidence.

The Birth of the Church

This Bible Study will help people to understand Jesus’ promise to send the ‘Comforter’ and the fulfilment of that promise when the early Church began.

The Pentecostal Experience

“Answers to Some Very Pertinent Questions About the Pentecostal Experience”

The Moving Breath of the Spirit

“These are the last days, very wonderful are they and blessed, with mighty signs and the Breath of the Spirit…” This article is a stirring address, given by Smith Wigglesworth challenging the reader to let God fill you to the uttermost with His Holy Spirit.

Evidence of Speaking in Tongues in the Early Church

Historical evidence of speaking in tongues in the early church from the writings of Eusebius, Irenaeus, Chrysostom of Constantinople, and Augustine of Hippo…

"Gift of Tongues"

Article from the Encyclopaedia Britannica describing the usage and history of speaking in other tongues.

Gifts of the Spirit

In this excerpt from the Salvation Army magazine “War Cry”, General Booth stresses the importance of the spiritual gifts. The apostles had them – and we should have them, too.

History of the Pentecostal Movement

The Pentecostal Movement grew out of the Holiness Revival of the second half of the nineteenth century. Not content to remain in mainline churches, holiness followers formed new religious communities committed to seeking perfection in Christ and experienced a renewed outpouring of the Holy Spirit much like the early church experienced in the book of Acts. The Holiness Revival produced a hunger for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit (a divine empowerment of believers) and for other spiritual gifts promised to the New Testament church such as healing and prophecy.

Baptism in the Holy Spirit

There are considerable differences of opinion between the various churches over the “Baptism in the Holy Spirit”. Is “to believe”, “to be born again” and “to receive the baptism” in the Holy Spirit” the same thing?