The Need to be Baptized with the Holy Spirit
1. It is a promise. (Joel 2:28; Luke 24:49)
2. Man is unable to do the will of God without the Holy Spirit. (Zechariah 4:6; I Samuel 2:9; Acts 1:4)
3. Jesus is our model. He waited for the spirit to come before He started His ministry. (Matthew 3:16)
4. Your tongue must be yielded to the Holy Spirit. No man can tame the tongue. (James 3:2-8)
Who Can Be Baptized?
All Believers (Acts 2:38)
Benefits of Walking in the Holy Spirit:
1. Edify (lift up; encourage) yourself (I Corinthians14:4)
2. You can engage in spiritual warfare (Ephesians 6:18)
3. The Holy Spirit gives you direction for ministry.
4. The Holy Spirit will teach you about the new things God is doing.
5. The Holy Spirit will tell you about God’s plan of ministry.
How to Receive Baptism with the Holy Spirit.
- Repent (Acts 2:38)
- Renounce every sin you have committed.
- Surrender your mind, body, and emotions to God.
- Desire the Holy Spirit (John 7:37-38)
- Pray specifically to get the Holy Spirit (Luke 11:13)
- Have faith in God. (James 1:6-8)
- Yield to what God is calling you to do. (Acts 2:4)
Spiritual Gifts (I Corinthians 12:7)
Karmen A. Booker has been called by God to exhort and teach others the Word of God. She is the founder of Wings of Love Women’s Ministry (WLWM), which is a teaching and evangelist ministry whose vision is to encourage and inspire people to accept and commit their lives to Jesus Christ so their lives will be transformed into righteousness, and they will experience unceasing love, joy, and peace.
She has produced ministry resources that can help you grow in your spiritual walk with Jesus Christ. Go to www.womendestinedforgreatness.wordpress.com/ministry-resources/
She has also designed a powerful message packed Bookmarker – “Who Am I” to help you discover who you are in Jesus Christ – https://womendestinedforgreatness.wordpress.com/who-am-i-bookmarker/