Symbols of the Holy Spirit
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“I baptize you with water for repentance, but the One who is coming after me is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to remove His sandals. He Himself will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
After Jesus was baptized, He went up immediately from the water. The heavens suddenly opened for Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming down on Him.
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord
and will never drink wine or beer.
He will be filled with the Holy Spirit
while still in his mother’s womb.
Then they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different languages, as the Spirit gave them ability for speech.
When they had prayed, the place where they were assembled was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak God’s message with boldness.
“Repent,” Peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit was making it clear that the way into the most holy place had not yet been disclosed while the first tabernacle was still standing.
After saying this, He breathed on them and said,“Receive the Holy Spirit.
Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were staying.
Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the pledge of a good conscience toward God) through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear.
John answered them all, “I baptize you with water, but One is coming who is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to untie the strap of His sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
praising God and having favor with all the people. And every day the Lord added to them those who were being saved.
Jesus Christ—He is the One who came by water and blood, not by water only, but by water and by blood. And the Spirit is the One who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.
For I will pour water on the thirsty land
and streams on the dry ground;
I will pour out My Spirit on your descendants
and My blessing on your offspring.
When the Lord first spoke to Hosea, He said this to him:Go and marry a promiscuous wife
and have children of promiscuity,
for the land is committing blatant acts of promiscuity
by abandoning the Lord.
Then your light will appear like the dawn,
and your recovery will come quickly.
Your righteousness will go before you,
and the Lord’s glory will be your rear guard.
From Thematic Bible
let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.
to make her holy, cleansing
I will also sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Fertilizing
satisfy you in a parched land,
and strengthen your bones.
You will be like a watered garden
and like a spring whose waters never run dry.
and streams on the dry ground;
I will pour out My Spirit
and My blessing on your offspring.
that bears its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither.
Whatever he does prospers.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Freely given
Both the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” Anyone who hears should say, “Come!” And the one who is thirsty should come. Whoever desires should take the living water as a gift.
come to the waters;
and you without money,
come, buy, and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without cost!
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Illuminating
The anointing you received from Him remains in you, and you don’t need anyone to teach you. Instead, His anointing teaches you about all things
When the foolish took their lamps, they didn't take oil with them. But the sensible ones took oil in their flasks with their lamps.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Consecrating
because the Lord has anointed Me
to bring good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to heal
to proclaim liberty to the captives
and freedom to the prisoners;
and punish the men who settle down comfortably,
who say to themselves:
The Lord will not do good or evil.
Now God has revealed these things to us by the Spirit, for the Spirit searches everything,
And don’t grieve God’s Holy Spirit.
When you heard the message of truth,
He said to me, "Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man. Say to it: This is what the Lord God says: Breath, come from the four winds and breathe into these slain so that they may live!" So I prophesied as He commanded me; the breath entered them, and they came to life and stood on their feet, a vast army.
I will put My Spirit in you,
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A seal » Authenticating
He has also sealed us and given us the Spirit as a down payment
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Wind » Independent
But the fruit of the Spirit
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Imperceptible
"The kingdom of God is like this," He said. "A man scatters seed on the ground; he sleeps and rises-night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows-he doesn't know how. The soil produces a crop by itself-first the blade, then the head, and then the ripe grain on the head.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Refreshing
The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. I, the Lord, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, do not forsake them. I will open rivers on the barren heights, and springs in the middle of the plains. I will turn the desert into a pool of water and dry land into springs of water.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Illuminating
The Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud
But who can endure the day of His coming? And who will be able to stand when He appears? For He will be like a refiner's fire and like cleansing lye. He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.
when the Lord has washed away the filth
and whenever you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: “This is the way. Walk in it.”
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil » Comforting
and hated lawlessness;
this is why God, Your God,
has anointed You
with the oil of joy
rather than Your companions.
to give them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,
festive oil instead of mourning,
and splendid clothes instead of despair.
And they will be called righteous trees,
planted by the Lord
to glorify Him.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Refreshing
Then He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.”
Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water
The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him." He said this about the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were going to receive, for the Spirit had not yet been received, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Cloven tongues
When this sound occurred, the multitude came together and was confused because each one heard them speaking in his own language. And they were astounded and amazed, saying, "Look, aren't all these who are speaking Galileans? How is it that we hear, each of us, in our own native language? read more.
Parthians, Medes, Elamites; those who live in Mesopotamia, in Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabs-we hear them speaking in our own languages the magnificent acts of God."
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Fertilizing
I will make them and the area around My hill a blessing: I will send down showers in their season-showers of blessing. The trees of the field will give their fruit, and the land will yield its produce; My flock will be secure in their land. They will know that I am the Lord when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hands of those who enslave them.
Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the desert, where your fathers tested Me, tried [ Me ], and saw My works read more.
for 40 years. Therefore I was provoked with this generation and said, "They always go astray in their hearts, and they have not known My ways." So I swore in My anger, "They will not enter My rest."
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A seal
Then I saw another angel, who had the seal of the living God rise up from the east. He cried out in a loud voice to the four angels who were empowered
On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, he should come to Me and drink! The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, will have streams of living water flow from deep within him."
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A dove
After Jesus was baptized, He went up immediately from the water. The heavens
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew » Abundant
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Rain and dew
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » A voice
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying:
Who will go for Us?I said:
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Oil
therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of joy
more than your companions.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Wind » Sensible in its effects
- Baptism Of The Holy Spirit
- Baptism, in the Gospels
- Being Filled With The Spirit
- Grace, And Holy Spirit
- Promises Of The Holy Spirit
- Receiving The Spirit
- Sending Of The Holy Spirit
- Signs Of Repentance
- Spirit Filled Men
- The Outpouring Of The Holy Spirit,
- Water For Baptism