Witnessing While Waiting
While we wait for His return Jesus calls us to live in and witness to
His resurrection through the indwelling Holy Spirit.
*What are we doing in our lives that could not be done without Godâ€™s
1. He comes to live in us- Baptizes/fills us with power to live in new
resurrection life. (verse 8)
*The words baptize/fill/receive/come upon are used interchangeably,
but emphasize different aspects of the Spiritâ€™s work.
*Receive = 'lay hold' of (a person) to use them.
*Come upon = to arrive, overtake
*Baptize = completely immerse â€“ (Holy Spirit baptizes us = around us
and in us > in contrast to Johnâ€™s baptism of water/ repentance)
*Fill = to fill up, fulfill as in supply
Acts 1:8 > 2:4 > 8:14-17
2. The Holy Spiritâ€™s power is also given to us to be witnesses of
Christ. (verse 8)
II Corinthians 5:17-20
3. We cannot live in His fullness if we are not filled everyday!
Who has Jesus put in your circle of connection for you to witness to?