What is the difference between being Baptized
with the Holy Spirit and being filled with the Holy Spirit?
Baptism in the Spirit refers to the time
that the Holy Spirit first came and made his home in your heart. (ie when you
received the Spirit). Being filled with the Spirit occurs when we turn to
God and focus on him. This occurs countless times after our Baptism with
the Spirit and should be a daily occurrence. We need to keep a clear
conscience so that our fellowship with God is not hampered.
How many times is a person Baptized with the
How many times is a person filled with the
When does Baptism with the Holy Spirit take
At our conversion. When we believe
Christ and want to make him Lord of our lives..
Do you remember how old you were when you were
Baptized with the Holy Spirit?
Some people can remember the time that they
were Baptized in the Holy Spirit, others can't. It doesn't really matter.
What happened when you were Baptized with the
Did you cry? Were you happy?
Did you speak in tongues?
Was your life changed?
Since then, how many times have you been
filled with the Holy Spirit and what was it like?
What happened on these occasions? Were
you worshipping God at the time? Were you speaking in tongues?
How did you feel? How did the Spirit manifest himself in you? Did
you acquire a new gift? Did you express a the fruit of the Spirit?
Were you transformed? Was this a lasting change? Did you feel
Why do we need to be continually filled with the Holy Spirit?
When we are not filled with the Spirit, we
are vulnerable to the devil's devices. God is like a flowing river. If we don't want to dry up, we need to be open to let God flow in.
How does this link in with sanctification?
Whenever we are filled with the Spirit, we
are changed for the better. This is part of the sanctification process
that God uses to transform us into his image.
Is this the process that God uses to help us