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February 23, 2013

Religion Column: God's Spirit testifies with our spirit


But that’s not all. There’s more available for the believer. The Bible tells us Jesus will baptize us with the Holy Spirit, an event in which the Holy Spirit comes upon us (Acts 1:4) and we’re filled with the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:4; 8:17; 9:17; 10:44; 19:6) and given power to be Christ’s witness. (Acts 1:8). We’re saved by grace through faith in Christ. That salvation is available to all who chose to accept Christ as their Lord and Savior.

Once saved, our body is then a temple of the Holy Spirit. (1 Corinthians 6:19). Jesus also calls upon every believer to be water-baptized, signifying the new life in Christ. (Matthew 28:19). Subsequent to our salvation (Acts 19:2-6), Christ is the one who baptizes believers with the Holy Spirit. (John 1:33). Christ desires every believer to be baptized with the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38-39), and to continue living the Spirit-filled life. (Ephesians 5:18).

Jesus said: “How much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those that ask Him?” (Luke 11:13).

The Rev. Jim Wheeler Sr. is an Assemblies of God Evangelist who lives in Oneonta.

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