Filling of the Holy Spirit
Full of the Spirit • Gift of the Holy Spirit • Indwelling of the Spirit
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Holy Spirit, Filling of the
HOLY SPIRIT, FILLING OF THE. The Scriptures teach there is one Father, one Son, and one Holy Spirit (1 Cor 12:4–6; Eph 4:4–6), and that all Christians are baptized in the Spirit into or in relationship to the Body of Christ (1 Cor 12:13). Further, the Holy Spirit distributes particular spiritual gifts
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Fulness of the Holy Spirit
Fulness of the Holy SpiritThe NT uses the terms full and filled to describe the experience of the Holy Spirit every Christian should have. The similarity of the words has led many to see no material distinction in their meanings. However, a study of the NT’s usage will show how necessary and beneficial
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
Full of the Spirit
Full of the SpiritGreek expression: plētho tou pneumatosPronunciation: PLAY thoh; TOO; PNEW muh tawssStrong’s Numbers: 4130, 3588, 4151Key VersesLuke 1:15, 41, 67; Acts 2:4; 4:8, 31; 9:17; 13:9The Greek word plētho is used for describing the “filling” of everything from a sponge to a boat (Matt.
Key passages
Ro 8:9–11

But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, this person does not belong to him. But if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. And if …

Ga 5:22–24

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control. Against such things there is no law. Now those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh together with its feelings and its desires.

Eph 5:18

And do not be drunk with wine (in which is dissipation), but be filled by the Spirit,

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