My Heavenly Father, I am Your child, for I believe in my heart that
Jesus has been raised from the dead, and I have confessed Him as my
Jesus said, “How
much more shall your Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who
ask Him.” I ask You now in the name of Jesus to fill me with the Holy
Spirit. I step into the fullness and power that I desire in the name of
Jesus. I confess that I am a Spirit-filled Christian. As I yield my
vocal organs, I expect to speak in tongues, for the Spirit gives me
utterance in the name of Jesus. Praise the Lord! Amen
And I will ask the
Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever
the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither
sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will
be in you.
If you then,
though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how
much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who
But you will
receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my
witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of
All of them were
filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
- God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the
fact. Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from the Father
the promised Holy Spirit and has poured out what you now see and hear.
promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all
whom the Lord our God will call."
But when they
believed Philip as he preached the good news of the kingdom of God and
the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. Simon
himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere,
astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw. When the apostles in
Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent
Peter and John to them. When they arrived, they prayed for them that
they might receive the Holy Spirit, because the Holy Spirit had not yet
come upon any of them; they had simply been baptized into (Or in) the
name of the Lord Jesus. Then Peter and John placed their hands on them,
and they received the Holy Spirit.
While Peter was
still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the
message. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were
astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on
the Gentiles. For they heard them speaking in tongues Or other
languages) and praising God.
and asked them,
"Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?" They
answered, "No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."
hearing this, they were baptized into the name of the Lord
Jesus. When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them,
and they spoke in tongues (Or other languages) and prophesied.
And pray in the
Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With
this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.
But you, dear
friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the
Prayers That Avail Much (Tulsa: Harrison