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Topic: Filling of the Holy Spirit

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-22
Tongues & the Holy Spirit's Fullness: Could you clarify how much of the Holy Spirit do you get when you get saved, and how does this relate to speaking in tongues? Recommended book; "My Heart, Christ's Home" by Robert Boyd Munger. Recommended Lecture; "Charisma & Character"/ "Tongues" [Acts 19:1-7, Ephesians 1, Ephesians 5:18].



2021-06-11
Laying on of Hands: Who is qualified to perform "the laying on of hands"?
Laying on of Hands & the Great Commission: Is "laying on of hands" part of the great commission? [Acts 2:38].


2021-06-10
Baptism of the Holy Ghost (Spirit): Is there a second work beyond being baptized into the faith, as in the "Baptism of the Holy Spirit", as scripture seems to indicate? [Ephesians 4:4-6, Acts 1:5, Acts 19, Acts 8, Hebrews 6:1-2, Ephesians 5:18].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is "Baptism in the Holy Ghost (Spirit) the same thing as being "Filled with the Spirit"? [Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4].


2021-04-29
Is Jesus Everything-or not?: Is Jesus plus nothing, everything, or does the subsequent filling of the Holy Spirit indicate that this is incorrect? [John 14:23, Acts 1-2].



2021-04-27
Receiving the Holy Spirit Upon Salvation: Do you receive the Holy Spirit upon salvation? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:13, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesian 5:18]



2021-03-29
The Holy Spirit-Various Experiences: Could you give us a primer on the Holy Spirit "in", "on" and having the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 3-4, Ephesians 1:13, Acts 1:8, Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, John 7:39].



2021-03-26
Walking in the Spirit: How does one achieve walking in the Spirit and living a holy life? Recommended Gregg's new books; "Empire of the Risen Son" (Vol 1 & 2) and Lecture series; Charisma & Character [Isaiah 11:2, Colossians 3:15, Luke 12:11, I Peter 4:11].



2021-02-19
Jesus' Post Resurrection Appearances: Could you help me with the chronology of Jesus' post resurrection appearances? [Luke 24:49, Matthew 28:16, Acts 1, John 20-21].
Holy Spirit's Coming: How do you compare when Jesus said, "receive the Holy Spirit" and the events of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost? [John 20:22, Acts 2:4-8, Ephesians 5:18].


2021-01-27
Steve Gregg's Charismatic Experience: Could you talk about your own charismatic experience at Calvary Chapel?
Baptism of the Spirit & Laying on of Hands: Is it necessary to have hands laid on you to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit?


2021-01-21
Prophetic Revelation in Our Time: Can you give me some biblical insight into special prophetic revelation in our own time? [Matthew 16:17].



2020-11-05
Second Work of the Holy Spirit for Salvation: Do you believe that there is a second work of the Holy Spirit in regard to one's salvation? [Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4, Jude 1:21, I John 5:21].



2020-10-02
Evidence that Christianity is Not True: Is it not evidence that Christianity is not true since there are those that wish to feel something from the Holy Spirit and they don't? [James 1:7 Matthew 8:26].
Losing Faith: How can one continue to believe in something that they don't see evidence of?
The Resurrection isn't a Historical Fact, it's a Supernatural claim: Caller says that the resurrection isn't a historical fact, and doesn't it require more evidence to claim the supernatural?

2020-09-22
Over or Under-Confidence in One's Salvation: Some people seem almost pretentious in their salvation, and yet I don't feel that way, can you comment? [Matthew 7:13, Luke 13:24, I Peter 14:18, Matthew 7:21, Matthew 16:24-26, James 3:1].
Lord, Lord, but He Never Knew Them: How could the people do works in his name, but end up not really saved? [Matthew 7:21, I Corinthians 13, I John 3:14].


2020-09-14
Tongues-Heavenly or Unknown Language: Is "tongues" an unknown language, or a heavenly language? [I Corinthians 13:1, I Corinthians 14:2, I Corinthians 14:22].
Tongues for Edification: How does "speaking in tongues", if it is an unknown language, be edifying? [I Corinthians 14].


2020-09-09
Idealist View of Revelation: Would you help me understand the "Idealist" view of Revelation?
Praying in the Spirit: How does one pray in the spirit, if they don't speak in tongues? [Jude 20, I Corinthians 14:14, Ephesians 6:18].


2020-08-26
Secular Friends: What do you think about having secular friends?
Feeling the Holy Spirit: Is it possible to be filled with the Holy Spirit and not feel anything? [Romans 8:16].


2020-08-25
Tongues and Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: Do you think that speaking in tongues accompanies the filling of the Holy Spirit?
Signs of Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: What is the initial sign of being filled with the Holy Spirit [Galatians 5:22-23, Romans 5:2].


2020-07-13
Power No Longer Manifested in the Church: Is not the church not manifesting the power of God today as it should be? [Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4, I Corinthians 4:20].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is the power lacking in the church today because many may not have experienced the "Baptism of the Spirit"? [Acts 10, Acts 19].
Believers Not Experiencing the Power of the Holy Spirit: What do you say to a believer who has not experienced the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives?[Hebrews 8:10, Ezekiel 36:25, Ezekiel 11:19, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18].

2020-06-26
Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Word of Faith: Is there a connection between the "Word of Faith" and the "Baptism of the Holy Spirit"? [Ephesians 1, Ephesians 5:18].
Word of Faith: I sense that you have some hesitancy about the Word of Faith teaching. Could you elaborate as to what you think is wrong with it? [Galatians 3:13, Deuteronmy 28].


2020-05-06
Steve Gregg & His Leaving Baptist Denomination: What caused you to switch from being a Baptist? And what denomination did you shift to afterward?
Path of Maturing in the Lord: As you grow and mature in your walk with God and knowledge of the Bible, does the path naturally take you to different denominations and fellowships? [Matthew 11:29-30].
Fig Tree Illustration & Meaning in Scripture: What does the story mean about the fig tree that is cursed to never produce fruit again? [Luke 13, Mark 11:12-14].

2020-04-08
Disciples Receiving the Holy Spirt: Could you help me understand exactly when the disciples received the Holy Spirit, as the accounts seem to differ? [John 20:22, 14:16, 16:7, 7:39, Acts 1:8, Ephesians 5:18].



2020-04-02
Speaking in Tongues: Do you think that people who have been filled with the Holy Spirit can speak in tongues, but won't necessarily do so?
Speaking in Tongues: I have prayed for the gift of speaking in tongues and have felt a kind of welling up inside, but do not so. Am I doing something wrong? [I Corinthians 13, 14:13, Jude 20].


2020-04-01
Saved Without the Holy Spirit: Is it possible to be saved without the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:2, Ephesians 5:18 ].
Laying on of Hands: Is it necessary to have hands laid on you in order to have the Holy Spirit? Acts 8, 10, I John 4:2, Ephesians 5:18].
No Feeling of the Holy Spirit's Presence: Sometimes I have strong feelings that I suspect is evidence of the presence of the Holy Spirit, other times, not so much, am I doing something wrong?

2020-04-01
Baptism Requirements: Would you comment on a church that requires re-baptism in their own church with their stipulations on how to do so? [Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19-31, I Peter 3:20].



2020-03-19
Speaking in Tongues Evidence of Holy Spirit's Filling: Is speaking in tongues the only evidence of being filled with the Holy Spirit? [Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, Galatians 5:22f].



2020-03-13
LDS View-Unbroken Chain: How do you respond to the very important LDS view that one must have someone lay hands on them from an unbroken chain in order to be filled with the Holy Spirit, or baptize others?
Qualifications for Church Leadership: What do you think the scriptural qualifications are for starting or leading a church? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].


2020-01-29
Filling of the Holy Spirit: How does the filling of the Holy Spirit apply to all Christians? [John 20, Acts 2:1-13, 8-10].



2020-01-17
Filling of the Holy Spirit: How does the filling of the Holy Spirit work, and what happens to ones own individual personality? [Romans 8:16, I Corinthians 12, I John 3:2].



2020-01-16
Laying on of Hands for Holy Spirit: Is it required to have had the laying on of hands, in order to receive the Holy Spirit? [Acts 2, 8, 9:17, 10, Hebrews 6:2]



2019-09-04
Church Father's Writing: What church father's materials should I be reading? [Didache, Clement of Rome, Epistle of Barnabas, Shepherd of Hermas, Letter to Diognitus, Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr].
The Holy Spirit (Having, Filled, Baptism): What is the difference between having the Holy Spirit and being baptized in the Holy Spirit? Are you filled once, or many times? [Acts 1:5, 2:4, 4, 8, 19, Ephesians 5].


2019-08-13
The Holy Spirit: Can you clarify the receiving and the gifts of the Spirit? Is the gift The Holy Spirit, Himself, or the gifts that The Holy Spirit gives believers? [Joel 2:28, I John 3:24, 4:13, Romans 8, John 20:22, Acts 1:5-8, 2:4, 38, Matthew 7:11, Ephesians 1:13, 5:18, Acts 19].
Pouring Out of the Spirit: Is the "pouring out of the Spirit on all flesh" something to happen in the future, or has it already happened? [Joel 2:28].


2019-07-11
Filled with The Holy Spirit: How does one know if they are filled with The Holy Spirit? [James 4:2-3, Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:13, Galatians 5:22-23].
Can The Holy Spirit Leave: Can The Holy Spirit leave me, or become less in me, because of sin, or some other reason? [Ephesians 5:18].


2019-07-10
Philip Not Laying on Hands for Spirit Filling: Is the Philip mentioned here, not the same as the disciple, Philip, and why did he not lay hands on people to be filled with The Holy Spirit? [Acts 8:4f, 9:17].



2019-06-24
Speaking in Tongues: Is speaking in tongues always automatic or is it sometimes generated?



2019-06-19
Filled with the Spirit: Doesn't the filling of the Holy Spirit need to be a daily and ongoing event? [Ephesians 5:18].
Sinning Daily: Some say we sin every day - is that correct? [ James 3:2-11, Galatians 5:16].


2019-06-18
Day of Pentecost (Filling of the Spirit): What happened on the day of Pentecost? Would you encourage people to pray to receive the spirit like they did on that day? [Isaiah, Joel 2, Ezekiel 36:26, Acts 2 & 4].



2019-05-20
Salvation & Filling of the Holy Spirit: What is the distinction between receiving the Holy Spirit upon salvation and being filled with the Holy Spirit? [Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4-5, Acts 1:5, Acts 19:6, Acts 8:17].



2019-03-14
Baptism: Should I be re-baptized, if I was baptized before?
Holy Spirit: How do I become baptized with the Holy Spirit?
Salvation: How do I know if I am saved?

2019-03-12
Strange Behaviors in Church: What do you think about all the strange behaviors taking place in the church in some circles (speakers that were “stoned with the Holy Spirit”, acting drunken, “tokin’ the ghost”, or giving “healing hugs”).



2019-01-24
Receiving the Holy Spirit: I don't think I've received the Holy Spirit, & I've never spoken in tongues. What should I do?



2019-01-14
Gift of Speaking in Tongues: How would I know for sure I have received the gift of tongues?



2018-12-07
Word of Faith: Commanding or asking God to give us stuff, do stuff for us, as if He is our own genie, just seems wrong. What does Steve think?
Understanding the Bible: Struggling to understand the Bible.
Being filled with the Holy Spirit: I can't quite wrap my head around the idea of being filled with the Spirit. Does He jump in & out of you?

2018-10-29
Prejudice: I have prejudice against multi-racial relationships.
Filled with the Holy Spirit: Being filled w/ the Holy Spirit (conversion of the Spirit)


2018-10-16
Receiving the Holy Spirit: The laying on of hands to receive the Holy Spirit, should this be pursued? Is there a difference between "having the Holy Spirit" & being "filled w/ the Holy Spirit?



2018-08-28
50 Days After Passover Gift of the Spirit: Were the gifts of the spirit (tongues) only for the apostles & why did it happen 50 days after passover? [Acts 2]



2018-08-14
Holy Spirit: At what point do we receive the Holy Spirit when we are saved? When will God remove His Spirit from us?



2018-07-26
Laying on of Hands to receive Holy Spirit: I've been listening to your lectures about Christian Foundation, & do I need to have the laying of hand to be filled w/ the Holy Spirit?



2018-07-25
Laying on of hands on people: The laying on hands on of people, is this descriptive or prescriptive? [Acts 8:14-17]



2018-05-08
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: I'm concerned about what you said about not being baptized by the Holy Spirit. I've never had people lay hands on my to be filled with the Holy Spirit, so are you suggesting that if we don't, we can't live a full Christian life?



2018-05-08
Jesus' Death: Where did Jesus go after He died? Did He go to heaven?
Baptism by the Spirit: (question addressed after break) How do I get baptized/filled with the Holy Spirit?


2018-05-02
Being Filled with Holy Spirit: "Will you please pray that I be filled w/ the Holy Spirit?" caller asked a pastor, & the pastor just said he'd know when he was.



2018-03-21
Filled w/ the Holy Spirit: Should you be filled w/ the Holy Spirit in order to be part of the staff of a church?



2017-11-16
Holy Spirit Entering a Believer: When does the Holy Spirit enter the believer or when do they receive baptism of the Holy Spirit? By the laying on of hands?



2017-10-26
The Temptation of Jesus: How was the devil able to Jesus all the Kingdoms of the world in a "moment of time" during the temptation? [Matthew 4:1-11, Luke 4:1-13]
Water Baptism or Baptism of Holy Spirit: Is this walking about water baptism or the Holy Spirit? [Romans 6:3-4]


2017-10-18
Receiving the Holy Spirit: When do you officially receive the Holy Spirit? with the laying on of hands?
Melchizedek: Who is Melchizedek & his priesthood?


2017-10-12
Unified by the Holy Spirit: I'm also, like your previous discussion having doubts about Christianity, wondering if Christians really have the Holy Spirit, why is there so much division, why so much hypocrisy?



2017-07-14
Pentecostal View of Baptism of Holy Spirit: Being baptized in the Holy Spirit, & if you've never spoken in tongues, are you saved?



2017-07-11
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wfhat is the proof of being baptized by the Holy Spirit?
Addictions: Can someone who is filled with the Holy Spirit still have trouble trying to overcome addictions?


2017-05-19
Confessing our Sins & Being Cleansed: Confession of sins & staying in communion w/ the Lord being cleansed, [1 John 1:9]
Hunger for the Word: We need to be infilling of the Holy Spirit, Study the Scriptures & obey them. [2 Timothy 2:15-22, James 4:8, 1 Peter 2:2]


2017-05-19
Filled with Holy Spirit & Entire Sanctification: Is being filled w/ the Holy Spirit the same thing as entire sanctification as some groups maintain?
Filling of the Holy Spirit: How do you get filled with the Holy Spirit?


2017-05-15
Speaking in Tongues: What is your view of speaking to tongues, & is speaking in tongues to prove you are baptized w/ the Holy Spirit?



2017-03-17
baptism of the Holy Spirit: So are we baptized BY the Holy Spirit or INTO the Holy Spirit?



2017-02-10
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: What do you think about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? (only one question answered the first half hour.)



2017-01-11
Cessation of the Gifts of the Spirit: Speaking in tongues, having the Holy Spirit, being filled w/ the Spirit, do the Gifts of the Spirit still exist for today?



2016-03-31
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Do we receive the Holy Spirit immediately upon receiving salvation/conversion or not until later? [Acts 19, Romans 8:9, Acts 2:4]



2016-02-25
Women in Ministry: Caller enjoyed the previous day's show about Women in ministry.
Charismatic: In the book of Acts, when they had the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, there was something where they knew they had received it, & why & when has it changed?


2016-02-15
Baptizing in only Jesus' Name: It says in Acts that people who were baptized only in the name of Jesus didn't receive the Spirit. Why not? ; why didn't they receive the Holy Spirit at conversion/water baptism then?
Receiving Holy Spirit: why didn't they receive the Holy Spirit at conversion or water baptism then?
Receiving the Holy Spirit & Being Completely Filled: How do you become completely filled by the Holy Spirit?

2016-02-09
Old Testament Prophecy to still be Fulfilled: Can you list the things that still need to be fulfilled in the Old Testament?
Steve's Experience with Speaking in Tongues: The caller's wife wanted a brief testimony of Steve speaking in tongues & being filled with the Holy Spirit.


2016-01-08
The Duties of the Holy Spirit: What are the responsibilities of the Holy Spirit, activities that are assigned in the New Testament? Did He ever show Himself in the Old Testament?



2015-07-23
Steve & the Holy Spirit: Does Steve think of himself as in the Holy Spirit? How are we born-again?
Trinity: Does Steve understand the Trinity? The Father loves the Son, & the Son loves the Father, so the Love IS the Holy Spirit.
Virgin Mary & her Son Jesus Christ: Does Steve understand Mary & her Son Jesus? Who is the closest to Jesus that is our mother? Who was the most obedient, who was there every step of the way but His mother? He was brought in by her because she was the most faithful. She is full of grace!

2015-04-24
NIV Translation: Why are some verses missing?
4 different kinds of Baptisms: There are only 4 kinds of Baptisms in the Bible, is that right? Being immersed in Water, in the Holy Spirit, in Fire, & in the baptism of Suffering?


2015-03-24
Speaking in Tongues as Evidence: Speaking in Tongues is the only evidence you can know you have the Holy Spirit, is this true?



2015-03-18
Jesus being filled with Holy Spirit: Can please decipher these 2 verses about Jesus & the Holy Spirit? [Luke 4:1, 4:14]



2013-01-31
Jesus in His Early Life: The other day when you were talking about Jesus & His sinless childhood, it got me to thinking that John the Baptist was filled with the Holy Spirit from birth. I thought the same was with Jesus, but then He received the Holy Spirit after His baptism. [Luke 1:15, John 1:32]
Use of Logic: I was listening to "Focus on the Family" the other day, & he was saying it's okay to use logic an evangelistic tool when witnessing. (They figure it out at just about the end of the conversation that the caller had heard this on Focus on the Family.)


2013-01-30
Calling People Fools: (Phone cuts in & out) What did Jesus mean by calling people fool & being in danger of Hellfire yet people are called fools in the Bible. [Matthew 5:22]
Pentecost a Fulfillment of Joel: Caller doesn't think Pentecost was a fulfillment of Joel, but Steve explains that it was. [Acts 2, Joel 2]

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