“For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.”
King James Version (KJV)
Bill's comment on 2014-10-21 17:43:17:
Baptism is a matter of illustration. In our context of Acts 1 2, Jesus said, For John truly baptized with water but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost lit. the quality of the Spirit Acts 1 5 . Water baptism pictures Spirit baptism. When you believe in Jesus for salvation, Spirit baptism occurs as a matter of fact. Spirit baptism is immersion into Christ, thus clothing you with Christ Gal. 3 26 27 . The fact of this provision allows for the function of the life of faith disciples indeed that accesses the power of the Spirit. For example, when a sponge is immersed into water, it is inundated with the water as the water moves into the sponge. Likewise, when you were immersed into Christ, you were inundated with Christ as the Spirit of Christ moved into you. This gift is given at salvation so that you may take from this inexhaustible provision for the rest of your life. Water baptism illustrates this wonderful reality. That is why after Peter told his audience to Repent first event , and then be baptized second event on the basis of the forgiveness of sins, he also told them to receive lit. take the gift of the Holy Ghost Acts 2 38 .
Rachel's comment on 2014-08-28 14:16:05:
I don 't know why people insist on putting doubt in other 's minds. I endured a lot of unnecessary things because of this. If anyone wants the holy ghost to speak in tongues u can. I was one that believed that if God doesn't decide to bless me with it I 'll never get it because of what I had been told by so many people. I have come to the realization that people say speaking in tongues doesn't matter because they haven 't or it is not beneficial to their ministry to teach this hint hint . God would not keep something a great as the holy spirit away from certain individuals just because. Baptized is a verb something has to take place. So when the bible says baptized by water and spirit it 's not to be taken lightly. There was a differentiation between water and spirit. Please don 't let nay sayers block what Jesus has for you.
Lois's comment on 2014-06-23 07:22:35:
Is speaking in tongues necessary to show evidence that you have the holy ghost?
Violet's comment on 2014-05-26 06:36:57:
If a person excepts Jesus is the savior in repentance but is not able to be baptized is he still saved?
DR.WRIGHT's comment on 2014-02-02 18:25:41:
THE WATER BAPTISM BURIES AND KILL YOU SIN NATURE THE FLESH,WHEN YOU COME UP OUT OF THE WATER,YOU HAVE NO SIN,SO THE HOLY GHOST MAY COME AND INDWELL IN YOUR BODY TILL YOU SIN AGAIN,IF YOU REPENT OF THAT SIN,THE SPIRIT RE ENTERS YOUR BODY,THE REASON,SOME CHRISTIAN SIN AFTER THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT,IN YOUR HEART, IT STILL ,HAVE THE THINGS OF THE WORLD,SO YOU HAVE TO BE TRANSFORMED,BY A RENEWING OF YOUR MIND ROM:12;2,YOU STARTING PUTTING THE WORD OF GOD IN YOUR HEART,AND IT STARTS TO DELITE THE WORLDLY THINGS, AND AFTER A FEW MONTH IF YOU KEEP STUDYING,GO TO BIBLE CLASS,SUNDAY SCHOOL,AND WORSHIP SERVICES AND YOU WILL SOON BE LIKE 2;COR;5;17 YOU ARE A NEW CREATION BE BLESS BY THE WORD OF GOD.