The Holy Spirit is a deposit – but not like the one you put down for a house. It is not that God isn’t yet able to fully meet your needs
If there isn’t a second blessing/separate baptism of the Holy Spirit, how do we account for the special experience that many Christians seem to have had?
Here we look at what Romans 8 says about Christians having the Holy Spirit.
There have been various movements throughout history seeking to enable Christians to discover a higher life or greater experience of the Holy Spirit. These include: 1. The Holiness movement including aspects of Methodism and the early history of the Keswick Convention 2. The beginning of Pentecostalism at the turn of the 20th Century 3. The… Continue reading A Second Blessing? (Sealed With the Holy Spirit part 8)
We should not think of the Holy Spirit as a substance like water that we can leak. However, is it possible to lose the fullness of the Holy Spirit by not allowing him influence and lordship over all of my life?
Some illustrations of being filled with the Spirit liken the experience to a bottle full of water or a tyre full of air. In this video we look at the problems with these analogies and consider a better way of thinking about what it means to be filled with the Spirit.