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   In the Old Test.   In the New Test.   Promise of    Gifts of


A.  In the life and ministry of Jesus

 
 1.  Conceived by the Holy Spirit

MATTHEW 1:18   Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.

LUKE 1:30-35   And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
31.  And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus.
32.  He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
33.  And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
34.  Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
35.  And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

  2.  Anointed by the Holy Spirit

LUKE 3:21-22   Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,
22.  And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased.

  3.  Led by the Holy Spirit

LUKE 4:1   And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,

  4.  Empowered by the Holy Spirit

LUKE 4:14   And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.

LUKE 4:18-19   The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
19.  To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

ACTS 10:38   How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

MATTHEW 12:28   But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you.

JOHN 11:20   But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come upon you.

  5.  Offered Himself by the Holy Spirit

HEBREWS 9:14   How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

  6.  Raised by the Holy Spirit

ROMANS 8:11   But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

B.  In various people

  1. John Baptist

LUKE 1:13-17   But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.
14.  And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.
15.  For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.
16.  And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God.
17.  And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

   2.  Elisabeth

LUKE 1:41   And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost:

  3.  Zacharias

LUKE 1:67   And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,

  4.  Simeon

LUKE 2:25-26   And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
26.  And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.


C.  In the Church

  1. Disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit

ACTS 2:1-4   And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
2.  And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
3.  And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
4.  And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

ACTS 8:14-17   Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:
15.  Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost:
16.  (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)
17.  Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

ACTS 10:44-47   While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.
45.  And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
46.  For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,
47.  Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

ACTS 19:1-6   And it came to pass, that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul having passed through the upper coasts came to Ephesus: and finding certain disciples,
2.  He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.
3.  And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.
4.  Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
5.  When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
6.  And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.

* Godís plan in the Old Test. as well as the New Test. has been to empower his people
  by the Holy Spirit, for his purposes and glory.

* Jesus told his disciples to wait at Jerusalem until they were endued with power by the
  Holy Spirit, which was the Spirit of promise.

  2.  Disciples Ministered by the Holy Spirit  (the miraculous)

Acts 3:6-8   Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
7.  And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.
8.  And he leaping up stood, and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God.

ACTS 6:8   And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.

ACTS 8:5-8   Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.
6.  And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
7.  For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed.
8.  And there was great joy in that city.

ACTS 9:32-34   And it came to pass, as Peter passed throughout all quarters, he came down also to the saints which dwelt at Lydda.
33.  And there he found a certain man named Aeneas, which had kept his bed eight years, and was sick of the palsy.
34.  And Peter said unto him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole: arise, and make thy bed. And he arose immediately.

ACTS 9:36-37, 40   Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
37.  And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

Vs.40  But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.

ACTS 14:8-10   And there sat a certain man at Lystra, impotent in his feet, being a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked:
9.  The same heard Paul speak: who stedfastly beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to be healed,
10.  Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on thy feet. And he leaped and walked.

ACTS 16:16-18   And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:
17.  The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation.
18.  And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.

ACTS 19:11-12   And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul:
12.  So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.

ACTS 28:8-9   And it came to pass, that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of a bloody flux: to whom Paul entered in, and prayed, and laid his hands on him, and healed him.
9.  So when this was done, others also, which had diseases in the island, came, and were healed:

   * From these scriptures, we can see the fulfilling of the Lordís word in Mark 16:20
      and John 14:12.

MARK 16:17-18   And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
18.  They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

JOHN 14:12   Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

 
  3.  The Holy Spirit in Ministry

      a.  Directs missionary endeavors
      
ACTS 8:29-31   Then the Spirit said unto Philip, Go near, and join thyself to this chariot.
30.  And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him read the prophet Esaias, and said, Understandest thou what thou readest?
31.  And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

ACTS 13:2-3   As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
3.  And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.

ACTS 16:6-7   Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia,
7.  After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not.

     b. The Holy Spirit and Deacons

ACTS 6:3-5   Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
4.  But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
5.  And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:

      c.  The Holy Spirit calls and sets in the church

ACTS 20:28   Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

EPHESIANS 4:11-12   And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12.  For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

     d.  Holy Spirit anointed servants

1 CORINTHIANS 2:4-5   And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the spirit and of power:
5.  That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

      e.  The Holy Spirit warns the church

1 TIMOTHY 4:1-3   Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
2.  Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
3.  Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

      f. The Holy Spirit and Prophets

ACTS 11:27-28   And in these days came prophets from Jerusalem unto Antioch.
28.  And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.

ACTS 21:10-11   And as we tarried there many days, there came down from Judaea a certain prophet, named Agabus.
11.  And when he was come unto us, he took Paul's girdle, and bound his own hands and feet, and said, Thus saith the Holy Ghost, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.

      g.  The Holy Spirit in decision making

ACTS 15:28-29   For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things;
29.  That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.

     h. The unity of the church by the Holy Spirit

1 CORINTHIANS 12:13.  For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

 4.  The Holy Spirit in a Christianís life

      a.  A Christian is one who has been born again by the Holy Spirit   

JOHN 3:3-6   Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
4.  Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?
5.  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
6.  That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

      b.  A Christianís  body is a temple of the Holy Spirit

1 CORINTHIANS 6:19-20   What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
20.  For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

ROMANS 12:1   I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

      c.  The Holy Spirit will conform, to the image of Christ

2 CORINTHIANS 3:17-18   Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
18.  But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

      d.  The Holy Spirit will teach

JOHN 14:26   But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

1 JOHN 2:27   But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

      e.  The Holy Spirit will guide

ROMANS 8:14   For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

JOHN 16:13   Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

      f.  The Holy Spirit will confirm sonship

ROMANS 8:15-17   For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
16.  The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:
17.  And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

      g.  The Holy Spirit will empower

ACTS 1:8   But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

      h.  The Holy Spirit reveals truth

1 CORINTHIANS 2:9-12   But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
10.  But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
11.  For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.
12.  Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

      i.  The Holy Spirit imparts Godís love

ROMANS 5:5   And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

      j.  The Holy Spirit manifests gifts

1 CORINTHIANS 12:7-11   But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
8.  For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
9.  To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;
10.  To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:
11.  But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

1 CORINTHIANS 12:28   And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

      k.  The Holy Spirit sanctifies

ROMANS 15:16   That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

2 THESSALONIANS 2:13   But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

      L.  The Holy Spirit produces fruit

GALATIANS 5:22-25   But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23.  Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
24.  And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
25.  If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
 

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