Holy Spirit Lesson 1
15 Now while the people were in a state of expectation and all were wondering in their hearts about John, as to whether he might be the Christ,
16 John answered and said to them all, "As for me, I baptize you with water; but One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to untie the thong of His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
John 4:12 "Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go to the Father.
John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Who is the Holy Spirit?
16 "And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever; that is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not behold Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you, and will be in you.
Proof that the believer has the holy spirit.
1Corinthians 12:3 Therefore I make known to you, that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, "Jesus is accursed"; and no one can say, "Jesus is Lord," except by the Holy Spirit.
Fruits and gifts.
Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
8 For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit;
9 to another faith by the same Spirit, and to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit,
10 and to another the effecting of miracles, and to another prophecy, and to another the distinguishing of spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, and to another the interpretation of tongues.
11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills.
1Corinthians 6:19 Or know ye not that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which ye have from God? and ye are not your own;
Holy Spirit is a person.
Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in whom ye were sealed unto the day of redemption.
Psalms 51:11 Cast me not away from thy presence; And take not thy holy Spirit from me.
Baptizing who can do it?
Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:
Not respector of persons.
(NASB) Acts 10:34 And opening his mouth, Peter said: "I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality,
(KJB) Acts 10:34 Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
How do we get the holy spririt?
John 20:22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Spirit:
Breathing or blowing.
Acts 8:15 who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Spirit:
Laying on of hands.
Acts 8:17 Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.