Holy Spirit Scripture References

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Luke 11:11-13 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

v. 12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

v. 13 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

John 7:37-39 In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thrist, let him come unto me, and drink.

v. 38 He that believeth on me as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

v. 39 (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet not given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

John 14:16-17 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

v. 17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

Acts 1:4-5, 8 And, being assembled to gether with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.

v. 5 For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.

v. 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 Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Acts 2:32-33 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.

v. 33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.

Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.