Holy Spirit – Baptized

Holy Spirit Baptized

Key Scripture: Acts 1:4-5

And being assembled together with them, he {JESUS} commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, `Ye did hear of me; because John, indeed, baptized with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit–after not many days.’ (YLT)

5For John baptized with water, but not many days from now you shall be baptized with ([a]placed in, introduced into) the Holy Spirit. (AMP)


a.      Keywords

  • Promise (g1860) – aklinēs – not leaning, (that is, (figuratively) firm: – without wavering
  • Baptized (g907) -baptizō – From a derivative of G911; to make whelmed (that is, fully wet); baptist, baptize, wash.
  • Holy Spirit (g4151)– pneuma – the third person of the triune God, the Holy Spirit, coequal, coeternal with the Father and the Son

b.     Related Scriptures

  • Holy Spirit/Baptized/Promise
    • Acts 2:38-39 – Peter tells the people to be baptized (water) on the name of Jesus Christ, to remission of sins, and receive the gift of the Holy Spirit (the promise).
  • Holy Spirit/Baptized
    • Matthew 3:11 (Mark 1:4-9; Luke 3:7-21; John 1:25-33) – John the Baptist saying he baptizes with water but one will come that baptizes with the Holy Spirit and fire.
    • Acts 11:15-16 – Peter is recalling Jesus saying John baptized with water and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit and relating it to the Holy Spirit falling on the day of Pentacost.
    • 1 Corinthians 12:13 – States that we are all {Holy Spirit} baptized into one body {Jesus Christ}

c.      Notes on Leading Scripture:

  • Jesus is speaking
  • They were assembled together
  • They were to wait for promise of Father
  • They were told they shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit

d.     Notes In Relation To Other Scriptures

  • All the scriptures speak of a Holy Spirit Baptism to come, but none are an actual occurrence of a  Holy Spirit Baptism.
  • Sometimes the Holy Spirit is referred to as the promise.
  • Evidences
    • This research must go somewhere else to actually “witness” a Holy Spirit Baptism and it’s result.

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