Acts 1:4-5; 1 Corinthians 12:12-14 And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, "you heard from me...
think about it.
How does the baptism of the Holy Spirit bring you into the body of believers? What effect does it have on how you relate to others in the Body? To those outside the Body of Christ?
Paul uses the example of our physical body and how its parts work together to help us understand that all members of the Body of Christ (believers) draw on and function under one Spirit. "For in one Spirit we were baptized into one Body--Jews or Greeks, slaves or free--and all were made to drink of one Spirit" (vs. 13).
So what does this passage show us about the Holy Spirit? What about how we are to function working and serving together? Tami W.
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