Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Baptism of the Holy Spirit (part 1)

Today’s sermon focuses on Acts 10:38. This will be part one of three parts that we will examine on the subject of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. In Luke 3:16, we read concerning John the Baptist that Jesus will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire. In John 1:33, again John the Baptist…

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The Person and Gifts of the Holy Sprit

Session 1 – “The Person of the Holy Spirit” As Jesus was going to the cross to be crucified for our sins, He spoke words of comfort to his disciples. “And I will ask the father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you. He is the Holy Spirit, who will lead…

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Baptism and Possession

Our aim today is to speak of the baptism of the Holy Spirit which is essential for occupying in the Kingdom of God, and to achieve all He has called us to achieve. My last message was entitled “Baptism and Deliverance.” It was a message that spoke to us about a number of things including…

The Holy Spirit – Restrainer of Evil

This the the 4th sermon preached by Pastor Elio Marrocco in “Ther Person and Gifts of the Holy Spirit” series. We see the Holy Spirit today in the world as the restraining force against evil.   The Bible tells us that there is one final, great battle to be fought before Satan is forced to…

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A Vision for the Church

Over the years, as I read and studied the Bible certain verses of Scriptures have had a great impact on my life: “Enoch walked with God.” (Genesis 5:24) This verse put a great desire in my heart to want to please God in all my ways.   “Wealth and honor come from you; you are…

The Holy Spirit in the Believer

In this message we will look at the work of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer, as He helps us in our prayer life and enhances our prayer life. Romans 8:26-27 ‘In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for,…

Did You Receive the Holy Spirit?

Acts 19:1-7 So Paul comes in the region of Ephesus and he finds these 12 men, plus women and children. Paul sensed that although they were believers there was something missing in their life. Now, we do not know why he sensed that, or what it was that caused him to think that. So Paul…

The Ministry of Jesus

First let us look at the essence of Jesus’ ministry. Let us read: “Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath…

Be Wise about the Local Church

1 Corinthians 3 In this chapter Paul paints three pictures of the Church and, using these pictures, points out what the ministry is supposed to accomplish. – The Church is a family and the goal is maturity. 1 Corinthians 3:1-4 “Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly—mere infants in Christ. I…

The Holy Spirit is a Person

“Don’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don’t fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice homosexuality, or are thieves, or greedy people, or drunkards, or are abusive, or cheat people—none of these will…