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Topic: Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Episode Topic Audio

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].


2021-04-07
Spiritual Gifts for Today or Not: Are the gifts of the spirit only for the original disciples or apostles and not for us today?



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].



2021-02-23
Baptism Required for Salvation: Do you have to be baptized to be saved? [Acts 2:38, Matthew 28:19].



2021-02-09
Baptism vs Baptism in the Holy Spirit: Is "baptism" and "Baptism in the Holy Spirit" two different things?
Gideon's Battle: Could you help me find the story about God whittling down the number of men that are preparing for battle? [Judges 7].


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?


2020-10-09
Which Baptism?: Because there are so many different "baptisms", which one is he talking about in Ephesians 4? [Ephesians 4, Hebrews 6:1-4, I Corinthians 1, Acts 1:5].
Baptism for the Dead: Could you talk about being "baptized for the dead"? [I Corinthians 15:29].


2020-07-14
Baptism: Could you explain the differences between "baptized in" and "baptized by"? [Matthew 3:11, I Corinthians 12:13].



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].


2020-04-24
Baptism & Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Does the Holy Spirit baptize us into the body of Christ and is water baptism similar to a wedding and commemorating our entry into a relationship with Jesus? [I Cor 12:13].
Who is the Restrainer of the Man of Lawlessness: Who is the restrainer that restrains the Man of Lawlessness ? [2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 7, Acts 17:7].


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].



2020-03-13
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].


2020-03-06
Baptism of Fire: What is the "baptism of fire"? [Luke 3:15-18, Matthew 3:10-12, Acts 1:5].



2020-02-21
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Where is the scriptures that support the idea of "Baptism of the Holy Spirit". Is it the same as being filled? [Acts 1:5, 8, 2:4].



2020-02-04
Baptized with the Holy Spirit: When a believer is baptized with the Holy Spirit, is it a different spirit, or is it simply getting in touch with the Holy Spirit one already has inside? [Romans 8:16, John 7:37-39, Acts 1:8, 2:4].



2019-12-04
Baptism & Tongues: How is the baptism of the Holy Spirit connected to water baptism, and what is the right way to do a water baptism? (Steve Gregg Lecture: Foundations). [Acts 2, 8-10, 19, Colossians 2:9].



2019-11-25
Baptized in Water & Spirit: Do you still need to be baptized in public and does it need to be water baptized, if we are already baptized with the spirit? [Luke 3:16, Acts 2:38, Acts 10].



2019-11-14
Baptism in Water vs. Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Can you explain the difference between water baptism and baptism of the Holy Spirit? [Acts 19:1-7, Acts 8].



2019-09-06
Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Tongues: What is your view of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit and speaking in tongues? [Acts 2:4, Acts 10 & 11).
Holy Spirit Seals Us: Doesn't all believers have the Holy Spirit and he seals you? [Ephesians 5:18].
Born Again: How do you know when you are born again? [I John].

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].


2019-08-07
Paul as an Apostle: Was Paul an apostle? [Acts 14:14].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wondering about Steve's view of how one receives the Holy Spirit and baptism of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, Acts 2, 4, 18, 19].


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].



2019-05-30
Laying on of Hands: Is it required to have the "laying on of hands" to receive the gifts of the Spirit? And who is it that should be doing it? [Acts 6:6, I Timothy 4:14].



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?

2019-02-07
Baptism-water & Holy Spirit: Will people go to heaven if you are not water baptized? What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit? How does one get baptized by the Holy Spirit? Are they 2 different things?



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?



2018-08-07
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: We are stuck about the baptism of the Holy Spirit, being born of the water & the Spirit. They are saying the water is water Baptism, but isn't it talking about the natural birth of water because of what He says that which is born of flesh is flesh & the of the Spirit the Spirit. [john 3:5-6]
Baptized in the Name of Jesus: What is your opinion of being baptized in only Jesus' name or the Father, Son & Holy Ghost? [Matthew 28:19-20, Acts 2:38]
Missing Eternity because of a Technicality: A friend to me that even if a soldier was about to die who had been shot in the heart accepted Jesus in His heart would not be accepted because he was never baptized. [Luke 23:43]

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.



2018-04-20
Gifts of the Spirit: Being Baptized by the Holy Spirit, modern day tongues, all the gifts of the Spirit, are they gone now or still for the church?



2018-04-13
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: What is the Biblical definition of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? Is it an anointing?



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?



2018-03-21
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Being baptized w/ the Holy Spirit, should I be seeking people out who actually do that?



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
Baptism of Holy Spirit: Being baptized in the Holy Spirit (follow up)



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?



2016-03-15
Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Smit Wigglesworth: Caller is back from 2 calls before, talking about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit & what Steve think of Smit Wigglesworth.



2016-03-15
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Caller is fascinated by the Baptism of the Holy Spirit but gets cutoff. Smit Wigglesworth.



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.


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]



2014-12-22
NLT of the Bible: I personally like the NLT of the Bible. What do you think about that version?
In Whom I'm Well Pleased: Perhaps it was a future instance where God would be pleased w/ the people who believed in His Son later on? [Luke 2:14]
Jesus' Baptism & Resurrection When Jesus received the Holy Spirit in His baptism, is that when was able to perform miracles? Did He have to have the Holy Spirit in order to perform miracles? And then after His Resurrection, He even had more power?

2014-11-24
Feeling God's Presence: What does the Bible say about "feeling good" at a church service, like a tingling, goosebumps type feeling?
Anointing of God: What does the Bible say about the Anointing, that you have to pay price to receive an anointing?


2014-11-20
Infant Baptism: What can you tell me about Infant Baptism?
Baptized w/ Fire (Baptism of the Holy Spirit): What can you tell me about the Baptism of the Holy Sprit, or being baptized by Fire?


2014-10-31
crowns: Tbe 24 crowns of the elders, & explains a Crowns.
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Why do you use the term, "baptize" when referring to the Holy Spirit entering somebody?


2014-08-26
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Being baptized in the Holy Spirit, who is authorized to do that?:



2014-05-14
The term "Disciple": Did you say that the word "Disciple" always means followers of Christ, a Christian? [Acts 19]
Receiving the Spirit Immediately upon Baptism: Aren't we supposed to receive the Spirit as soon as we are water baptized? [Acts 19]


2014-03-14
Praying for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Have you ever prayed for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit over the phone?
Gifted Revivalists: Don't you think some people just have a better gift of making things happen, making God move, more than other people?


2014-02-20
Holy Spirit - Like a Dove: When it says that the Holy Spirit came upon Jesus LIKE a dove, does that mean in the manner in which He did it & not so much it being an actual dove? [Matthew 3:16-17, Luke 3:22]



2014-02-04
Receiving the Holy Spirit before Baptism: Is this the only passage of Scripture where it says people received the Holy Spirit before Baptism? [Acts 10:44]
Cessation of the Gifts of the Spirit: Do the Spiritual Gifts still exist for today or not?


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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