How to Get Filled With The Holy Spirit. I’ve asked myself these questions a lot lately, and what continues to circle like a scavenging bird above my head is this phrase: “Fill the well.” Fill. The. Well. I have been running on empty from place to place, person to person, thing to thing. I haven’t stopped to fill back up.
How to receive the Holy Spirit. Recently, we wrote a blog post on what the Holy Spirit is. To follow up on that, we want to explore why you’re not being filled with the Holy Spirit. Many Christians wonder how to receive the Holy Spirit. My parents raised me Christian.
Do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord. - Ephesians 5:18-19 Jesus told His disciples, “The Spirit of truth…abides with you and will be in you” (John 14:17). But how do we
5. I have the “control knob” that determines how much of God’s Spirit fills me. Being filled with the Spirit is a gift from God if I am a disciple of Christ, but it is also a command. It is something I have a choice to do or to not do. I can choose to grieve God’s Spirit. I can choose to hold on to sin.
Holy, Holy, Holy. Quote: One last thing: Neither in the Old Testament not in the New, Nor in Christian testimony as found in the writings of the saints as far as my knowledge goes, was any believer ever filled with the Holy Spirit who did not know he had been filled.
While none of us can demand or make God pour out the Spirit-filled life upon us, the Bible gives definite guidance on being filled with the Spirit. First, stop sinning. Do not grieve the Spirit by ...
So I went on a two-year journey to discover what the Bible says about how to be filled bythe Holy Spirit. In the book of Acts, I learned that the Holy Spirit came and filled the believers of the early church in several different ways. In Acts 2, the Jews inJerusalem received the Holy Spirit in power, and immediately began speaking in tongues.
12. Where do we get the strength to live the Spirit-controlled life? See verse 18. 18 But if ye be _____ of the _____, ye are not under the law. The Greek tense of this verb means to be willingly led of the Spirit. There must come a time when you are willingly led of the Holy Spirit, and you must do this by an act of your will.
Get before God. Living in the power of the Holy Spirit starts when you get before God. James 4:8 talks about this when James says, “Come near to God and he will come near to you.”
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit. We enter further into the New Testament, which I argue has a very robust and pervasive theology of the Holy Spirit. In Ephesians, Paul comments on being filled with the Spirit and contrasts it with “being drunk with wine.”