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The Holy Spirit Will Come Upon You

Luke 1:35

The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.”

profileThere are loads of passages in the Bible about the Holy Spirit.  As the Christmas story begins to unfold – we read about the Holy Spirit coming upon Mary.

Have you ever experienced the Holy Spirit coming upon you?  There is some discussion in the church about the Holy Spirit.  Some believe the Holy Spirit comes upon us when we receive Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior – and indeed I believe that too.  But the fullness of the Holy Spirit is said to come at the Baptism of the Holy Spirit – which can be at the same time as our conversion/baptism – sometime later – or for some Christian – not at all. Continue reading

November 25, 2013 Posted by | Church, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, From the Pastor, Holy Spirit, Personal, Prayer, Theology | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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