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God’s Holy Spirit is for Everyone

Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them the utterance.

Acts 2:39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.

God’s Holy Spirit, also referred to as the Holy Ghost, and The Comforter, is God’s “Presence” that He sent to earth to be shared with all who will receive It. God provided His Holy Spirit to ultimately assist every person in His creation to become Holy and have eternal life in the world to come.  It is essential that we be baptized with water and with the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:5).

There are some who may not know what the Holy Spirit is. Well, just what is the Holy Spirit or the Holy Ghost? It is the Spirit of God, His Power from on High (St. Luke 24:49). It is not physical, but it is the personage of Spirit without a body of flesh and bones. It is God’s own Presence. The Holy Spirit, by His very name, denotes the importance of Holiness in the essence of the God Head.

The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity; Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Being the third person of the God Head, It is equal to the Father and Son in Holiness and majesty. It is not visible because it is a Spirit, but it is extremely essential that it is reverenced and acknowledged to the highest Honor and held Supreme. Jesus promised that God would send it back after He was taken up into Heaven (St. John 14:26). On the day of Pentecost, It came. Of a truth, every soul will spend eternity somewhere, whether in heaven with God, or in hell apart from God. Therefore, to enter the kingdom of God, it is vital that every soul be complete with the Holy Spirit.

Man’s fellowship with God was destroyed when the man Adam (who God created from the dust of the earth), disobeyed Him in the Garden of Eden. His disobedience put every individual’s soul in jeopardy of spending eternity apart from God. God not being willing that any should perish (2 Peter 3:9), devised a plan to provide deliverance for mankind and safety from a burning hell that is prepared for all those who refuse to comply to His word (Romans 5:19).

In God’s plan of reconciliation, someone had to pay the penalty by death. Only His Holy Son Jesus was worthy enough to die for every man’s sin. Through His death, fellowship between God and man was restored. This was not the end, because there is something every one of us must implement in God’s plan. Jesus died for everyone’s sin, but each individual “MUST” repent (ask God for forgiveness) for their own sins that has been committed (Acts 2:38).

After sincere repentance of sin, the heart is made clean and free of all sin. With the heart being clean, the Holy Spirit is ready to make its abode. The Holy Spirit will not enter an unclean temple (1 Corinthians 6:19). The question is often asked, how does one know when the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost has made Its arrival?  According to Acts 2:4 and Acts 10:44-46, when the Holy Ghost comes into a person’s heart, that person will began to speak with other tongues (which is another language other than the language known to the individual) as the Spirit give the utterance. Because sin is a worldwide raging epidemic, God’s Holy Spirit is the only thing that can keep us holy and in God’s perfect will in this present world which we live. When the enemy comes in like a flood the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him (Isaiah 5:19).

Not only does God want us to live holy but He will help us to live a life holy and acceptable unto Him. He so richly loves every soul that He was willing to send His own “Presence” to earth to dwell within us and to make and keep us ready to enter the Kingdom of Heaven at the Lord’s return.

Please, let us not be confused. There is a baptism with water which is deemed necessary in conforming to the perfect will of God, and according to scripture there is also a baptism with the Holy Spirit” (St. Luke: 3:16; St. John 1:33; Acts 1:4-5). To be submissive to God’s Holy will we must endeavor to comply to both.  Jesus was baptized with both water and the Holy Spirit, so must we be baptized with both water and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:13-17; Acts 10:38).

Let Us Pray: Dear Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your love and the gift of the Holy Spirit. Lord I thank You for how You love us so much that You sent Your own “Presence” to earth to indwell all who believe, to lead and guide us into all truth, and blessing us to acquire all that is needed to be ready for Jesus’ return. Please help us to fulfill Your perfect will according to Your perfect plan in our lives.  Thank You for Your Holy Spirit.  Amen.