Be filled with the Spirit – transforming but nothing added
Jesus told His followers to wait until the Holy Spirit had come. If they just ‘reckoned it’ there would be confusion. Can we experience the Holy Spirit?
 How do we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit?
Is the promise of the Holy Spirit is for you. How do we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit? It does not take place automatically at conversion.
 Issues with the Holy Spirit – potentially
Potential issues with the Holy Spirit. Don’t get impressed by ‘phenomena’. Fear of showing unbelief. Spiritual gifts ‘on tap’? Do not ‘claim’ gifts.
 How do I know I am saved?
How do I know I am saved? It is not good for a Christian to doubt their salvation. A Christian who is assured of their salvation will be confident.
 The Holy Spirit and living a godly life
The old term for a godly life is sanctification. The filling of the Holy Spirit helps living a godly life, but it’s not ‘sanctification’ itself. Think Corinth
 How does ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’ differ from the ‘filling’?
Jesus was raised from the dead then He breathed on them and said: ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’. How does that differ from the filling of the Holy Spirit?
 Looking for and needing revival
Why do so many people look down on anything old these days? When looking for revival it is Biblical to look back. But we are constantly told that everything is ‘improved’ and ‘new’. Why is that, because these things couldn’t have been perfect to start with! But God’s work is perfect. He can’t be improved, neither can His works. We can be such an arrogant generation!…