The Holy Ghost Sermon - Pastor Steve Winter

 This is the text I used for my sermon tonight 12/7/2000 I 
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** Jews when they received the Holy Ghost **

Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to
speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

** Samaritans when they received the Holy Ghost **

Acts 8:14 Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that
Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and
Acts 8:15 Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they
might receive the Holy Ghost:
Acts 8:16 (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were
baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)
Acts 8:17 Then laid they [their] hands on them, and they received the
Holy Ghost.

Gentiles when they received the Holy Ghost

Acts 10:45 And they of the circumcision which believed were
astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles
also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 10:46 For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God.
Then answered Peter,
Acts 10:47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be
baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
Acts 10:48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the
Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.

John the Baptist's disciples when they were RE- baptised and received
the Holy Ghost.

Acts 19:2 He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye
believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether
there be any Holy Ghost.
Acts 19:3 And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And
they said, Unto John's baptism.
Acts 19:4 Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of
repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him
which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
Acts 19:5 When they heard [this], they were baptized in the name of
the Lord Jesus.
Acts 19:6 And when Paul had laid [his] hands upon them, the Holy Ghost
came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.

Jews, gentiles, Samaritans; all baptised in JESUS name, all spoke in
tongues when they received the Holy Ghost.

Romans 8:9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be
that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the
Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

Acts 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is
come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem,
and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the

Pastor Winter