The Holy Spirit, And Prayer
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For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but you have received the Spirit of adoption, by which we cry, Abba, Father.
And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in your sight.
And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
While Peter yet spoke these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all them who heard the word.
For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.
Likewise the Spirit also helps our weakness: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought but the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;
And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, as on us at the beginning.
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thus with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that you strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
Now when the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: