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How to Receive the Holy Spirit

​​By Don Krow  

Mark 16:15-16How to Receive the Holy Spirit is known as the Great Commission. Jesus said to His disciples, “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.” In Acts 8, verse 5 and 12, we see how this commission was worked out through the preaching of Philip in Samaria. “Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them…But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.” To read the full lesson text click here.

To complete this course, watch the video below and then work through the question and answer section.

 Questions

​1.  Read Mark 16:16. Now read Acts 8:5, 12. Did the people described in Acts 8:12 become Christians?

2.  Read Acts 8:14-16. Had these people received the baptism with the Holy Spirit?

3.  Read Acts 19:1-5. Are these people believers?

4.  Read Acts 19:6-7. Had they received the baptism of the Holy Spirit?

5.  Read Luke 11:13. What does Luke 11:13 say we need to do to receive the Holy Spirit?

6.  Read 1 Corinthians 14:2. When a person speaks in tongues, what are they doing? 

7.  Read 1 Corinthians 14:14. When a person speaks in tongues, what are they doing?

8.  Read 1 Corinthians 14:16-17. When a person speaks in tongues, what are they doing?

9.  Read Acts 2:4. When someone speaks in tongues, is the Holy Spirit speaking or the personal individual speaking?

10.  Read Acts 2:4. Who is giving utterance to the person?

 Answers

​1.  Yes. 

2.  No. 

3.  Yes.

4.  No. NOTE: This shows this experience to be distinct from salvation. 

5.  Ask. 

6.  Speaking to God and speaking mysteries. 

7.  Their spirit is praying to God. 

8.  Blessing God with their spirit and giving thanks (praising God). 

9.  The person is speaking. 

10.  The Holy Spirit.

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