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Gift of the Holy Spirit, The


1. By the Father. Ne 9:20; Lu 11:13.

2. By the Son. Joh 20:22.

3. To Christ without measure. Joh 3:34.

4. Given

a. According to promise. Ac 2:38,39.

b. Upon the exaltation. Ps 68:18; Joh 7:39.

c. Through the intercession of Christ. Joh 14:16.

d. In answer to prayer. Lu 11:13; Eph 1:16,17.

e. For instruction. Ne 9:20.

f. For comfort of saints. Joh 14:16.

g. To those who repent and believe. Ac 2:38.

h. To those who obey God. Ac 5:32.

i. To the Gentiles. Ac 10:44,45; 11:17; 15:8.

5. Is abundant. Ps 68:9; Joh 7:38,39.

6. Is permanent. Isa 59:21; Hag 2:5; 1Pe 4:14.

7. Is fruit bearing. Isa 32:15.

8. Received through faith. Ga 3:14.

9. An evidence of union with Christ. 1Jo 3:24; 4:13.

10. An earnest of the inheritance of the saints. 2Co 1:22; 5:5; Eph 1:14.

11. A pledge of the continued favour of God. Eze 39:29.