Baptism of the Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts
Holy Spirit as..... Wind - Acts 2:1-2, John 3:1-8 Fire - Acts 2:3-12, 1Ki.19:11-13 Wine - Acts 2:13-24, Joel 2:28-29, John 2:11-12, Eph 5:18-21, Isa. 25:6-9 Water - John 7:37-39, Isa 44:3-5, 58:11-12, 55:1-3 Oil
Oil for anointing To consecrate or ordain - Ex. 28:41 To anoint as king - 1 Samuel 10:1, 16:13 Lord's care, call and protection - Psalm 23:5 For ministry - Isa. 61:1-3, Acts 10:38 For burial - Mark 14:3-8, John 19:38-42
The Holy Spirit and oil supply Matthew 25:1-13 2 Kings 4:1-7 2 Cor 1:21- Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and anointed us is God,
Moses' wish - Numbers 11:1-29 first instance of Holy Spirit being poured out on a group 70 elders for leadership ministry v. 29 - But Moses replied, "Are you jealous for my sake? I wish that all the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his Spirit on them!"
The promise Joel 2:28-29 - And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. 29 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days. Luke 24:45-49 Acts 1:1-9
The outpouring Acts 2 Acts 10:38-48 - upon the Gentiles Acts 14:3 - Paul and Barnabas Acts 19:1-7 - important to the Apostles.
Manifestations of the Holy Spirit John 3:5-9 "glowing" or heat - Mal 3:2, Luke 3:16-17 shaking - Ps 4:3-4, Isa 66:2 falling or stillness - Gen 15:12, 2 Chron 5:11-14, Ezek 3:22-24, Matt 17:2-7, John 18:5-6, Rev 1:17, 5:14
(Demonic manifestation of falling) Luke 4:35 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet and come out of him!" And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst of the people, he came out of him without doing him any harm. Luke 9:42 While he was still approaching, the demon slammed him to the ground and threw him into a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the boy and gave him back to his father.
1 Corinthians 12:1-13 - Spiritual gifts We have the Holy Spirit. The gifts are His! If we are willing and obedient, the Holy Spirit can release any gift he chooses through us, any time he likes. Spiritual gifts are not natural talents. 1 Cor. 1:18-2:3 Spiritual gifts are not toys. Spiritual gifts are not trophies.
Word of wisdom A word of wisdom is inspired by God and it applies God's wisdom to a specific situation. 1 Kings 3:16-28 Matthew 22:15-22
Word of knowledge A word of knowledge reveals specific information. It is an insight into things "freely given us by God" 1 Cor. 2:12. 1 Samuel 10:2 Acts 27:10
Faith The gift of faith is a surge of God-given confidence that God is about to act. It is the irresistible knowledge of God's intervention and authority to act through the power of the Holy Spirit. Hebrews 11:1 Acts 14:9-10
Gifts of healing A gift of healing is the event of healing when the sick person is healed. Healing may be progressive. It may be physical, emotional, spiritual or combinations of these. Acts 5:12-15
Effecting of Miracles Miracles are events in which people and things are visibly and beneficially affected by the power of God working through an individual. Acts 3:1-10
Prophecy Prophecy is declaring God's heart to his people. It is speaking words given by the Spirit. 1 Cor. 4:3 - But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort. 1 Corinthians 14:1-6, 12, 19, 31-33, 39 Isaiah 55:9-11
Distinguishing of spirits Discerning of spirits is supernatural perception to determine the source of spiritual activity: human, demonic or divine. 1 John 4:1-4 Acts 5:3 1 Sam. 16:13-18
Tongues Tongues is Spirit-inspired speaking in which the conscious mind has no understanding. The language, (known or angelic) is unlearned by the speaker. 1 Cor. 14:2,4,14-17, 27-28
Interpretation of tongues Interpretation of tongues is the God-given inspiration to speak in the language of the listeners bringing the dynamic equivalent of a message spoken in tongues. 1 Cor. 14:27-28
Gifts of the Holy Spirit Revelation word of wisdom word of knowledge
distinguishing of spirits
effecting of miracles
interpretation of tongues
1 Cor. 12:11 & 7 "All of these are the work of one and the same Spirit and he gives them to each one, just as he determines." "Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. "
by Mare Allison (copyright 2005)
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