Day 14- May 14, 2011
CAA Seventh-day Adventist Church
Voice of Youth and Divine Service
Theme: Propesiya Tungo Sa Kaligtasan
(Prophecy Towards Salvation)
John 3:5 (Amplified Bible)
Jesus answered, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, unless a man is born of water and [even] the Spirit, he cannot [ever] enter the kingdom of God.
John 16:7 (Amplified Bible)
However, I am telling you nothing but the truth when I say it is profitable (good, expedient, advantageous) for you that I go away. Because if I do not go away, the Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Advocate, Intercessor, Strengthener, Standby) will not come to you [into close fellowship with you]; but if I go away, I will send Him to you [to be in close fellowship with you].
John 14:16 (Amplified Bible)
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby), that He may remain with you forever--
Joel 2:28 (Amplified Bible)
And afterward I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.
How can we know that we have received the Holy Spirit?
The “Fiftieth” Experience
PENTECOST - meaning the “fiftieth”
- also known as the “Feast of Weeks” or “Feast of the First fruits/Harvest”
- it commemorates the giving the law after their departure from Egypt.
Feast of the Passover-Good Friday
Feast of the Unleavened Bread-Black Saturday
Feast of the Harvest (1st day)-Easter Sunday
Feast of Weeks(7 full weeks feast)
Last day(50th Day)
The Pentecost in Acts 2 is the most special Pentecost!
They gathered in one place. (Acts 1:12; 2:1)
They earnestly prayed for ten days.
The Holy Spirit came in the form of a wind and a tongue of fire.
They started to speak in tongues.
Peter preached to the crowd.
Then, many new converts had been added to their number.
New Total Experience!
What could have they experienced with God at that time?
- His PRESENCE
“Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?”
- 1Corinthians 6:19
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
- His POWER
And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy:”
“God calls not for the able, but for the available”
2 Timothy 1:7 NIV
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self- discipline.
How much TIME do you give for God’s service?
“Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.”
-ROMANS 13:11 ESV
- Telling an
- Message of
- His PLAN
Ephesians 1:5 NIV
He predestined us to be adopted as His sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with His pleasure and will—
Ephesians 1:6 NIV
to the praise of His glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One He loves.
John 14:17 KJV
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.