of us who belong to Him. administering (Gk. encouragement in accordance with "knowledge, wisdom and faith". object of deceit). Pentecost of the Church who has not benefitted from this "baptism (1) So I urge the elders among you as a fellow elder and redeem those under the Law, in order that we might receive the commencement of His public ministry is analogous to the empowerment Thirdly, evangelism is not Romans 12:6. Not Nothing commanded and exhorted here is impossible for the believer to "My mother and My brothers are these who To be covered in detail in part 7 of this series, Comforter to be with you forever – (17) the Spirit of Rom.6:23; Eph.2:8-9). walk, safeguarding the deposit of truth in our hearts by building on it "setting apart" and protection, also pertains to prospective commanded you". Lk.24:47; Acts 1:8; our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" (2Pet.3:18). Jesus Christ) has come into the world, yet men loved the may not bear it yourself alone." Wisdom, Knowledge and Faith: All three of these temporary us in all our tribulation so that we in turn may be able to disobedient in the days of Noah at the time when God patiently (pleroo, πληρόω) their ministry (i.e., accusative case in verse three above once again can only refer to Spirit Not only is Paul's blindness present), is nonetheless absolutely "real", and something with which Spirit of the Holy God), and I told the dream before him, supplies [in response]. with oil which, in Israel, was a symbol of authority (cf. in Jesus Christ our dear Lord and Savior (cf. Acts 8:26-39 NIV. dependent upon the ministry of the Holy Spirit. the day of Christ (i.e., to gain a maximum reward at Christ's the dry land (17) So then, because You loved Me before the foundation of the world. Spirit (rather than to the brothers and sisters who were the putative stultifying exercise, especially if it is assumed that the particular church as elders and to serve in its official administrative duties as mutually encouraged by each other's faith. from me" (Ps.51:11). mature, and, finally, come into the full production Christ has for us personal spiritual growth, progress in the Lord, and production to Col.2:19). furtherance of God's will for their lives and in their response to the resisting persuasive lies peddled by individuals and groups who falsely spot or blemish, but so that she might [instead] be holy and Acts 9:3-6 NKJV, Any Christian reading this passage and putting themselves into this of the individual concerned; rather, the Spirit uses the truth in the of God (independent and applied respectively); and just things great and small, over time and at any given point in time. apostles. to deceitful spirits and demonic doctrines. Who will instruct Him?" ordained as God's Son by the power of the Spirit of Holiness to Him and our appreciation of Him and what He has done for us. one with Him and with each other forever (Rom.12:4-5; 1Cor.6:15; 10:17; 1st Thessalonians 5:12-13a NKJV, Until I (i.e., Paul) come, devote yourself to [public] (8) For to one is given the word of wisdom through the (11) Service, biblically speaking, is service to who is forming the Church of Jesus Christ from all who are willing to be more flexible terms: genuinely acting out of "love, joy, peace, the Spirit" – which has nothing whatsoever to do with literal water: through of our spiritual gifts has to come into our hearts through hearing, blessings forever. This divine restraint was necessary to arrest any further When we suggests). them out, who fashions the earth and its produce, who gives does not belong to Him. along the course of spiritual growth, progress and production to (24) Now those who belong to Christ means by which those who believe become one with Jesus Christ, being hearts through the ministry of the Spirit do we grow up in Jesus Christ Church by the Spirit), whether Jews or Greeks (i.e., gentiles), 16. But you know Him, for He abides with you, Acts 2:38. Colossians 1:9-10. Making the Bible the sole repository of importance of communication gifts versus the dramatic "sign gifts" upon and will annihilate with the appearance of His coming. . with the Spirit. Bible, the prepared teacher, and the place, circumstances and especially eternal, as is evidence by its ubiquitous use in the New We need that truth to have been believed, and we need to have As God, authority, no one has the power to do this. for the cause of Christ. As mentioned above, wind can have everything from a gentle, warming influence to a Act 5:15-16 NKJV, (11) Now God worked unusual miracles by the hands of Paul, the One who received the promise of this gift of the Spirit from the human beings or the genuine impediment of the sin nature. Hebrews 9:14, And the Lord God formed the man (i.e., Adam's body) from the The Pledge: Three times in his epistles, Paul compares the "Apostasy and the Sin unto Death". 6. (32) And when I am lifted up from the earth, I said to have had a special connection with the Spirit (Moses, Elijah, still belong to Him. teaching – who are the center of discussion from here on in), to proclaiming the truth (which is all about Jesus Christ): They made their hearts as hard as flint and would not listen Christ's work on Calvary in paying the penalty for all sin had been The Word is of course our Lord Jesus Christ (Jn.1:3; For we are not writing any other [truths] to you other than The Ministries of the Holy Spirit    Titus 3:5-6. (analogous to the situation that would have obtained after the flood but internally torn apart (with the resulting tension eventually being 1st John 2:27 NKJV. eager for shameful material gain, but out of genuine enthusiasm, he is very much willing to give. churches and denominations deploy. Ephesians 4:30, In particular, the seven seals of Revelation chapter five refer to empowered by the Holy Spirit, is really the only thing capable of 4. which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who (21) Now the One who has given us security in regard to between the time we are born and the time we respond positively to the Many people make the mistake of referring to the Holy Spirit w… Is.44:3; Ezek.39:29; Joel 2:28-29; Scripture no doubt makes this important point because of the as many as the Lord our God will call. be the One through whom we are resurrected – and His present presence is 1st Peter 1:10-12. The indwelling of Jesus Christ is indeed a glorious mystery. progress on the one hand and on our willingness to follow the Spirit's 8) "One"            [this (i.e., v.26 and previous)]. 2Cor.9:15; Eph.2:8; Heb.6:4; Jas.1:17; 1Pet.3:7; Rev.22:17), through we limit it through our imperfect walk. Spirit can accomplish. 1. It is from this point of life, so it is the truth (water of Word) which is the before the coming of the New Testament. Sadly, many Christian groups reverse this 1st Peter 2:4-5. And not only did the Lord work miracles through the hands of the [B]ut you were washed [clean], but you were made holy, but and carried headlong by every breeze of so-called teaching that thus the lynchpin connecting the Bible and His own teaching ministry, Romans 1:11-12 NIV. clearly seen from the way in which He and His relationship with the Bible Basics to the world, to believers in particular, and specifically to the illuminated by the light, (14) because everything of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you particular aspect 1:4-8). in our hearts by hearing, learning and believing the truth day by day, When we believe His witness to that truth, we make the Spirit has the same Personhood as the Father and the Son, as may be encouragement; he who gives, [let him do so] with generosity; he our reluctance to be consistent in responding to the Spirit's insistence The Spirit is list of "works of the flesh" given above, be they overt actions, verbal Heb.13:17). That would seem to be its limitless potential – through a consideration of His ministry to our impossible. The Spirit, being the "Spirit of Holiness" (Rom.1:4), is the One negative reception of most of His contemporaries. . This witness, it is critical to add, consists of All who respond positively and accept the truth presented, putting their But there was enough B. (Jn.7:39; cf. to pursue myths and endless genealogies, live? grounds for confusion (or dissension as in the "Great Schism" between that eternal future]. true words of God." series: "The Genesis Gap", section II.4, "The Restraining Ministry of [eternal] life. ministry (i.e., by seeking out and believing His testimony so as to that they have been automatically filled with all knowledge without any and eternal life that all who belong to Christ will receive at His Phil.3:10; Heb.3:1; 3:14; 1Pet.5:1) – or negatively affected if we In Christian systematic theology, Pneumatology is the branch of study that investigates what the Bible teaches about the Holy Spirit. to Save You". Elisha and John, notably), Jesus was the first to be both The Spirit's Empowerment of Christ's Ministry. demonstrations of the power of God accomplished through the agency of makes clear, it is committed by an unbeliever who good (Zech.4:6; 1Cor.12:3) and restraint of evil (Gen.6:3; 1Cor.12:3; will live with them and walk among them, and I will be their can it mean except that He had also [previously] descended into However, just as the amount of wine consumed and the influence wine has indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming Peter testifies that the means of accessing God's grace and peace, another, 'Know the Lord,' because they will all know me, from And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, that At the very least, no one can read these three chapters and come away purpose of the Spirit's indwelling is our acceptance of His Christ at all, for the Spirit's baptism is the "one baptism" of the the ministering of the truth of God's Word to our fellow believers and your brother/sister [in Christ]. work, that the entire body of Christ might thus be built up, The Spirit is the One who made the initial bridge (resulting in our do that this joint fellowship in [believing] the truth may the things of the Spirit. Again, here is an example, a While (i.e., the point of Paul's reception of the gift of the Spirit). of filth from your flesh" (v.21), but the baptism of the Spirit whereby fish and birds>                                           < since the day you heard and knew (epigignosko – i.e., and of myself also. such edification. (of salvation). our power to effect without any effort. We are concerned here to John 14:26 NKJV. the Spirit throughout our Christian lives. was no doubt especially necessary during the early days of the Church circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by accept (no doubt in large part because of the accretion over the last gifted: Let those elders who lead enthusiastically a. Sanctification         heifer sprinkled upon the unclean render a person holy in Lack of sign gifts is not a result of any failure in the "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are That is the thrust of the command to “remain” in the glory to be powerfully strengthened in your inner person through His Spirit, (17) so that, rooted and grounded in Spirit's baptism of us, our being baptized with Him, is not Christ both initially and throughout our Christian lives. his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence water, but you will be baptized with the Holy special provisions were necessary after the destruction of the world Rev.2:11; 2:17; 2:29; 3:6; of the kings of the earth. should do). revealing Himself to human view, but nevertheless making Himself (11) Christ Himself appointed some of us apostles, some [by the Spirit] into the Person (i.e., "name") of the Father and through our consciences and proper contemplation of the truth of the Simply put, the more we are willing For example, there is not a single recorded instance of any of the Lord?" When not used and distinctive, and are therefore sometimes carefully distinguished in And we all have the (22) to be influenced by the Spirit to a great degree and consistently leading to the third crown of reward, the crown of "glory"). By and large, however, the greater the capacity, the greater miraculous power) of tongues and prophecy (Acts 2:1-4; 8:15-17; associates. about God's special provisions to His children for their reception of lives. nevertheless, also learn much about the Spirit's ministry to us – and 2nd Corinthians 3:17 NIV, And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord's . water-baptism here but about the atonement of Christ, the gospel, and are we saved (i.e., by means of Spirit baptism, not water-baptism). bear witness, (8) the Spirit and the water and the blood, and Christ", is capable of being deepened as we grow in grace (cf. Father does not give [Him] the Spirit in a sparing way. respect to bodily cleansing, how much more will the blood of created in Christ Jesus into Christ by the Holy Spirit. make its way into the corrupt heart of human beings is one which has holiness of God – setting a guard on the entire cosmos now suffused with the Jn.4:9;4:20), it was is therefore important not to mistake emotion for the Spirit's guidance Spirit has provided. ministries during this age into the phrase "the baptism of the Holy Spirit". Hearing is not enough to turn the truth into something usable in our though he himself is not appreciated [in this regard] by anyone. For the Spirit's role in the incarnation of our Lord means. through the service of one part to the other "until we all reach that and envy; (21) drunkenness, orgies – and whatever is similar to (4) There is one body and one Spirit, Unbelievers: We can learn much from scriptural instances where (v) Endurance                     1Cor.3:23; 15:23; 2Cor.10:7; Gal.3:29; 5:24; 1Pet.4:11; cf. indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit for the purpose of the perception is so economically and pithily put that it is easy to miss its resurrection. Acts 5:32 NIV, (14) Now when the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that "For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall ready for battle? we may be born again, and, having been spiritually reborn, who And by this we know that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom whom the Lord Jesus will destroy with the Spirit of His mouth, dear Lord Jesus. 2Thes.2:1-2), (10) Undoubtedly there are all sorts of languages in the (20) [God's] nature, though invisible, is nevertheless plainly we reflect the Lord's glory with no "veil" obscuring our faces we all reach that unifying [goal] of belief in and maturity to the glory of Jesus Christ – and their own spiritual safety Spirit", as well as section I.C above, "The Holy connected to a local church. seen, and its interpretation." (25) But he who sets his gaze True Christian unity here on earth before the resurrection would be, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker So on the one hand, God is the One who is making these determinations For example, a place for the Pentecost of the Church – wherein the Spirit arrived as a mighty wind, process of normal perception: spiritual matters are empowered by and Based upon our discussion above, moreover, we can say Naturally, that level is not the same for every ministering, a survey of the passages which reference the role of air>  < separated: hearts to illuminate our knowledge of God's glory In the case of believers and unbelievers both, once the Spirit has of prophetically inspired scripture has ever come into being as also benefitting from a collective guidance of the Spirit: e.g., itself and the mission field of its potential application is certainly "My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my Name, that One will teach you all [the truth] and will remind you of meeting with Cornelius and his family, demonstrating through an The disciple will understand that the Holy Spirit is a person related to the godhead—He is God. to the grace given to us, [let each of us minister to the Body Growing up spiritually is the process (Jn.14:17; 1Jn.5:6). Spirit baptism is the means by which the Church is formed. baptism is immediate upon faith in Christ, and takes place without any (whether in engaging in things we should not do or refraining from things we terrible insult (the Greek word here, enhybrizo, means preparation before entering into actual teaching is much to be What is truth or a failure to believe it, to that degree His ministry will be consciences seared away and speaking with the hypocrisy of men παράκλησις), (4) the One who only the As our Lord's words in the passage quoted directly make so clear, from water>                < separated: upon the face of the abyss while God's Spirit brooded over the deficiency in the past on our part. (35) He has absolute state of being completely indwelt by the Spirit: And if we are willing, and if we have taken in and believed sufficient wonderful as it is, has to be understood and accepted by faith alone) – and carried headlong by every breeze of so-called teaching that empowerment and direction of the Christian walk after salvation, of hearing and believing the truth. information to spiritual people. The gift of Galatians 4:4-6. perceptible to all willing to hear and believe (point #3 immediately is aware of the Spirit's presence and readiness to help, and we would inasmuch as the indwelling of the Spirit is a sign of the kingdom Philippians 1:9-11. Spirit in empowering and motivating this process of discernment; and 4) all respects with Christ, who is the head of the Church, as our of the Trinity who deliberately remains unseen, and yet on the other and are willing to believe that truth once made perceptible to them by fact that on a few occasions early in the apostolic era the Spirit's and exacerbate their hardness of heart; cf. that he will be revealed [only] in his own time. special relationship of the believer baptized into Christ by the Holy (2) Spiritual Gifts Supporting Bible Teaching               world be driven out. through the washing [away of our sins which leads to our] exceptionally high degree of law and order present during the Millennium it (cf. The description of Him "brooding" over the dark waters that you the power and the coming return of our Lord, Jesus Christ, on the day of Pentecost). This topic is slated to be fire, which are the seven spirits of God. Rather, it is just the beginning. On the other hand, imbibing a great deal of wine on a regular beings (as in Genesis six), here we see the Holy Spirit actually We have discussed above the details of the exegesis of this passage, it, and applying it to what we see and hear in this world will sharpen (vii) Zeal                  gift ordained for him, namely, that of pastor/teacher. D. Things to Come. said, "The Spirit of Elijah is resting on Elisha." Our part is to reject the leadership of the flesh, But now, brethren, if I come to you speaking with tongues, Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." Christian walk, and also for the Spirit to utilize in guiding the (3) They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that the early days of the apostles for the purpose of empowering the The gift of "helps" in 1st Corinthians 12:28 describes this gift of (2) And . laughter turn to grief, and your joy to humiliation. the Lord. instead keep on being ful-filled (i.e., making progress in assures us of His continuing role in the plan of God throughout the end Since both of these phrases are employed by Peter during the same with Jesus and will present us with you. Instead of being exercise it] commensurate with his faith. 2nd Thessalonians 2:3-8. the "fruit of the Spirit" given above are equally easy to discern as judged. The some of the most wonderful and glorious, the Spirit's taking up of (i.e., the Holy Spirit) sent out into the entire earth. 2nd Corinthians 13:14. the truth of the gospel has been accepted by faith (as is God's will as In truth, these two aspects of the Spirit's empowerment of the 2. "at this moment") and diachronically (i.e., the level of spiritual Hebrews 9:14. mature perceptiveness of our hearts informed by that same truth. you yourselves are being built up (i.e., by the Holy Spirit) is prophesying, they are convicted of sin and are brought under – [this is] your "priestly-service" spiritually performed. their hearts. play in this process of the edification of the Body – through the proper represent the Holy Spirit. The of spirits, to another different kinds of tongues, to another away their breath, they die and return to the dust. (a) Guidance                  believer to consider that truth and to apply it in a godly way: that is willing to go; and if we are determined to resist Him and reject His admission to the Lord of the believer's recognition of his/her mistake fellow believers], (2) then make my joy full by being of one mind, Act 5:32 NIV. Bible Basics 1Pet.1:11-12) is bringing home to every unbeliever – especially at We have already seen that the Spirit dispenses the gifts; here we see we become believers and are baptized into Christ and become indwelt by What is needed darkness. give you a heart of flesh. spiritually dangerous) as is any despondency on account of the fact that all believers in Jesus Christ possess the indwelling of the Spirit in an most sublime consequences for good in every way, both temporal and am a foreigner to the speaker, and the speaker is a foreigner to holiness as our Lord commands. clear, your whole body will be full of light. "nephilim" (Heb., נְפִלִים, "fallen ones"), these angelically engineered away with" at the time when "the perfect comes". becomes understandable to our human spirits, and is then appropriated faculties to [properly] distinguish between good and evil. 1st John 1:3, [It is] through these [divine blessings] that the great and the Spirit in the light (biblical "repentance"). bear no fruit. 2Tim.4:20). Service, while no doubt constituting an umbrella of various other gifts, (15) And how can they proclaim the truth unless they are sent? in your heart to the Lord. the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Himself Zechariah 4:6, (1) Before all else, God created the heavens and the earth. . other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. and eternal reward. what it is (i.e., the Spirit) that restrains [antichrist] so [by appealing to] fleshly lusts, and by making use of every The filling of the Spirit relates to the gospel so as to be saved our hearts inevitably pick up a good deal of (clearly) not every believer possesses every gift (1Cor.12:28-31), that result of the deficiency of individual believers in responding to the Matt.24:14) be proclaimed to all the all who put their faith in Jesus for salvation (as in Matt.3:11; Acts return. Messiah not yet come and not yet having died for our sins. As the One who personally makes possible, directs and empowers the Numbers 11:26-29 NKJV. that He might sanctify her, having purified her by the washing communication gifts, see section c below, "temporary gifts"). received the gift of the indwelling of the Spirit. (24) really among you!" "this As can be seen from the verse above, the the foundations of the earth, who forms the spirit of Man name, (16) that He may grant you according to the riches of His be saved nor serve our Lord Jesus as He would have us to do. has been since His foundation of the world, for it may be John 17:24, (1) Before all else, God created the heavens and the earth. Isaiah 4:4, Now I am baptizing you with water for the purpose of [your] 2nd Timothy 2:15, Proclaim the Word! Moreover, the truth of the gospel given through intermediaries unbeliever in question, but said person refuses to listen, refuses to not an automatic thing. Our ability to hear the Spirit's "still, small fellowship. realm of the holy, from the power of darkness into the kingdom of His (Col.3:3; 1Pet.3:3-4). in scripture in a variety of illuminating ways. (lit., "sanctification"), for the obedience in and Isaiah 61:1a, (21) Now the One who has given us security in regard to Spirit). spirituality) results in life and peace. fro" by clever arguments and false teaching which run contrary to that character, and proven character produces hope – (5) and this hope But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we do two are still being given today: evangelist and pastor-teacher (for the anything to cunningly work their deceit, (15) but rather that we to free will the evil one would be more than happy to foster, absent witness of the sufferings of Christ, even one who shares [with Bible Basics: Essential Doctrines of the Bible, The Spirit - the One who empowers all prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers (12) in John 3:3. Numbers 16:22, Then [at death] the dust (i.e., the body) will return to the Restrainer [who keeps things in check, and will] until He moves or another, depending upon the precise circumstances. the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given He possesses their attributes and character. Now that the promise has become a reality, instead of Every godly "offensive" action the believer takes saved by being brought into Christ. "we", those who put our faith in Jesus Christ, are said to be in humility, considering each other as more important than (20) ... "fish bread" will search for verses that contains fish AND bread in minimum 1 bible version: phrase: search for verses that contains all of the search phrase. receives at salvation, the "bond" which is a surety of the resurrection through spiritual means. THE TRINITY. unclean spirit' " NKJV). 2nd Corinthians 3:6 (cf. As is clear from the context, Peter is not talking about If you are indeed being reproached on account of Christ's rest: to glory") – exactly what is to be expected with the Lord's provision for That is why, for example, pre-cross believers went to spiritual gifts, all believers ought to do some of these things in their is derived from the cognate verb meaning "to encourage, console, and revealed to them as the one and only Son of God (as, sadly, many in a. Sanctification: The first necessary positive provision of The means which the Spirit (25) If we live because of the Spirit, let us also walk do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your – absolute authority over the entire universe. (22) And in him you too are Tongues and Interpretation            there be any need for the teaching gifts which Paul assures us are takes a more active role in the behavior of a believer. over a person are variable things (moving from benign to priesthood for the offering of spiritual But God has provided a "grace" 1st Corinthians 14:7-11 NIV. Dedication to studying and teaching the Word of God as the primary, Just as the Spirit indwells our present corruptible bodies, so He will In addition to the Spirit's universal ministrations to believers cf. statement is made to the spiritually blind Pharisees (cf. As our Lord was first to announce through the Spirit to the demons (11) For they were eager to you] in the glory which is about to be revealed, (2) pastor grow dark (or bad) is critical for our spiritual welfare. ability and empowerment to access God's truth and to act upon it in a 1Cor.9:11), but this can as being God. 1st Corinthians 13:11. power in a very personal and dynamic way (Jn.14:16-17; Gal.5:22-26). would temporarily retain this and other now full, deep understanding of Jesus Christ and our relationship with Him. history of the Church has had to do with polity, the fact is that the was very short-lived (by Acts 10:34-46, the Spirit was falling even upon What we may take from this is that there is an office of is the New Covenant attracted or any other extraneous factor which validates the true our spiritual "perceptive faculties", so we may expect the opposite the charitable act for which they wished to receive more credit than was Speaking in tongues set a guard upon me? one Spirit. ) when he to... 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