When you were born again, do you receive the Holy Spirit?

What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.

I Cor 14:26

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And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.

Acts 2:2

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Give my greetings to the brothers at Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her house.

Col 4:15

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For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.

Matt 18:20

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And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

Acts 2:42

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And every day, in the [Jewish] temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

Acts 5:42

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And Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier, and the church in your house

Phil 1:2

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The churches of Asia send you greetings. Aquila and Prisca, together with the church in their house, send you hearty greetings in the Lord.

I Cor 16:19

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How I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you in public and from house to house

Acts 20:20

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Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well. Greet also the church in their house.

Rom 16:3-5

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For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them...

Rom 12:4-6

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For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them...

Rom 12:4-8

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DESCRIPTION: Many Christians believe they do receive the Holy Spirit when they were born again, but what does the Bible really say about that? What did Jesus mean when He talked about the new wine and the new wineskin and what did Paul belief?

TRANSCRIPT:
hello everyone good to see you my name
is Ank Kleinmeulman our website is
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international you can go to our website
find a lot of articles there
because it talks about uh we are part of
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um and of course we are living in the
netherlands in europe uh so when you
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doing go to our website 
but today i want to talk to you about
did you receive when you were born again
did you receive the holy spirit and you
probably would say yes of course i did
and why is it important to talk about it
by the way i have my bible here i have a
lot of scriptures i want to share with
you so maybe when you have a
a pen on paper when you get it that
would be nice so you can write down
those scriptures and look it up for
yourself later why is that important
well because i’ve met many people many
women especially because i was part of a
women aglow team and they came from
different churches maybe you are
familiar a little bit with what the
women the clue does by the way it’s now
called a glow it’s for men and women
because they had a difficult time to
understand that there are two two in the
bible two experiences there’s a born
again experience and there’s the
experience that you can be filled with
the holy spirit and speaking in tongues
and because they don’t see that they
don’t they were not taught that
and they don’t know what the word says
so when they don’t speak in tongues
they say okay it’s probably not for me
but i already and have the holy spirit
because i am born again and i’m not
speaking in tongues so that must not be
for me so it was very hard for them to
receive that so we have to go to the
world and see what the word says and
that’s what i’m going to do today show
you what jesus said show you what the
rest of the new testament says and what
paul believed because that’s very
important so the question is when you
were born again did you receive the holy
spirit let’s go to luke 5 and jesus is
talking there and he spoke a parable and
he’s speaking about a new
uh he says no one puts a new piece on
new garments otherwise there will a new
one make a tear and so on and then he
says it for 37
and no one puts the new wine into old
wineskins or else the new wine will
burst the wine skin and be spilled and
the new skins will be ruined but new
wine must be put into new wine skins and
both are preserved
what is jesus talking about
well you know the wine and your wine is
the holy spirit so he speaks about a
holy spirit must be put into a new wine
skin
what is the wine skin well your spirit
is the wine skin your spirit contains at
a certain point the holy spirit but your
spirit
you cannot put the holy spirit into an
old
not born again unborn again spirit
because
it doesn’t mix you know you will die and
an example of that you can find in
second samuels chapter six four three
two seven and then you can read that
other put out his hand or yeah as i
think it’s his name to the ark of god
to hold it because the axle stumbled and
you want to keep it from falling on the
floor and then it says that he died why
did he die was it like god struck him or
something no that was not case because
of course in the old testament no one
was born again you can only be born
again when you believe that jesus then
that he rose from the dead that he is
the son of god and he rose from the dead
so no one in the old testament was born
again so when he
uh
came in contact with the glory of god
his spirit could not contain it and he
died and his body could not contain it
and he died so you have to have that new
wine skin you must be born from above in
john chapter 3 let’s go there
let’s go there john 3 verse 3
the new birth there was nicodemus he was
a ruler of the jews
and he said jesus said answered him and
he said a certain point to him i said i
i assuredly i say to you unless one is
born again he cannot see the kingdom of
god
and nicodemus was just thinking in a
natural say how can a person be born
again you know when he is old can he
enter a second time until into his
mother’s womb and be born and jesus
answered him i say i i assuredly i say
to you unless one is born of water and
the spirit he cannot enter the kingdom
of god because that which is born of the
flesh is flesh which is born of the
spirit is spirit
do not marvel that i say to you you must
be born again
or born from above thee again some
translations say you must be born from
above
so what does the bible say when you are
a when you must be born again is that
your spirit is renewed
the second corinthians 5 talks about
that we are a new creation
all things have become new so when you
open your heart and you say and you
invite the lord to come into your life
and you say please forgive me of my sins
make me new i want to be part of you
want to know you you know please forgive
me come into my life what happens then
that wine skin that old spirit of you
where you will have a new spirit a new
wine skin and now you are able to
receive the new wine the holy spirit but
what happened the moment you were born
again equal to ephesians chapter one in
verse
13 it says in him you also trusted after
you heard the word of truth the gospel
of your salvation in whom also
having believed so first you have
believed you were sealed with the holy
spirit of promise so the moment you
believed you were sealed with the holy
spirit of promise so a promise means
okay there’s something waiting for you
right
and then it says in verse 14 who is the
guarantee of our inheritance
inheritance until the redemption of the
purchased possession to the praise of
his glory
sealed with the holy spirit and the
guarantee means like a down payment it’s
a pledge to follow through so you got a
holy spirit it’s a down payment it’s a
promise you know that or your whole body
spirit soul they will be part of god you
will go to him in the future you will
meet him now you are part of the kingdom
of god wow and seal is a great word
because seal
you know in the past when they had four
inches and letter and they sealed it you
know the hot wax and then they had like
a
a mark from what is it
like a ring or whatever and they put a
mark on the seal it means okay the owner
it comes from me
and it was also uh
the direction where that letter was
going and also that the in the content
the letter or whatever it was is secured
so who it was sent from destination that
it is secured so it means when our
spirits were sealed with the holy spirit
he says okay now you are mine you you i
i own you you are mine i i
i am i’m protecting you and there is in
this destiny for you you will be me for
buy me with me i’m sorry you will be
with me forever
so that is amazing so and it will give
you great comfort when you know that the
content of your heart that your heart is
protected and sealed by the lord that no
one can touch it no one can touch your
spirit and not even the devil or the
enemy can touch you inside so because
some people think okay i’m doing so many
things wrong still will i be able to go
to heaven will the lord accept me or
will he reject me he will look at your
spirit that you are born from above part
of his kingdom you are his daughter you
are his son right and that is an amazing
thing to think about
you know our body is like a visa
i oftentimes
explain it like that and your spirit
is like your passport your spirit tells
you where you are from what is your home
country your home country now is heaven
kingdom of god
and but your body you live here on the
earth it’s like a visa and when your
body
expires when your visa expires you go to
the country that you are part of for
instance when we want to travel to uh to
the united states for instance uh to
visit our daughter there and her family
of course we will have a visa and it is
valid for three months i think but after
three months we have to go back because
our our um visa expires and we have to
go back to the country that we are
citizen of and we are a citizen of the
kingdom of the netherlands so it is with
our body we are here we are living right
here our body is that visa but when our
body expires so to speak we go back to
the sid to the kingdom that we are a
part of and now you are part of the
kingdom of god amazing well so god
doesn’t he doesn’t look at what you’ve
done right or wrong and he’s waiting
like a balancing shall i answer shall i
accept him into my kingdom yes or no no
you are part of his kingdom that is what
uh uh what is written on your passport
okay so that was the seal assuring the
owner destination and the protection and
the security of the contents of your
heart you are protected by him but now
the question still when you are born
again that you receive the holy spirit
you have to think how was it with the
disciples when you know you now know
that he could only be born again after
jesus was risen from the dead let’s go
to john
14
john 14 where is it
um that’s a a
scripture a lot of people do not
understand
jesus is talking about that he will
leave them and he will give the promise
of a helper to holy spirit and he says i
will send the holy spirit the spirit of
truth
whom the world cannot receive because it
neither sees him nor knows him but you
know him so the new holy spirit for he
dwells with you
and he will be in you
so at this moment the holy spirit
dwelled with him with them they did
miracles right the lord used them but he
said he will he will be with you so at
this point in time they were not born
again they did not have the holy spirit
go um
to john chapter 20
uh verse 22 and when you see at the
beginning of
chapter 20 it says the empty tomb so
this is after
after jesus died and actually after the
resurrection because the tomb was empty
and then it says verse 19 okay the
disciples were assembled and then
suddenly jesus stood in their
and he said peace be with you
and then it says in verse 22 he breathed
on them and said to them receive the
holy spirit
then you say see now they receive the
holy spirit was it that they received
the new wine or did they receive the new
wine skin
you have to go the bible will explain
itself so when you go to genesis chapter
2
right there and read of course the story
of adam and eve and it says in chapter 2
verse 7 that the lord breathed into
adam’s nostrils
the breath of life and he became a
living being so it’s the same lord the
same method he breathed in then life and
here in the disciples he breathed in
them life
what life he reformed their spirit and
they
they they received
the work of the holy spirit they
received a new white skin and now they
are ready now they are able i could say
to receive the new wine the holy spirit
are you sure i am not quite sure well go
to acts chapter one this was when the
lord
well it says here okay
uh verse four acts one verb first verse
four it says being assembled together
the lord commanded them not to depart
from jerusalem but to wait for the
promise of the father which he said you
have heard from me what promise well
that was the promise we were just
reading here in the
in in chapter 14 the promise of the
father that they will have the holy
spirit he will be in them and he said
john baptized with water but you shall
be baptized with the holy spirit not
many days after
so were they baptized
here in chapter 20 were they baptized
with the holy spirit no that’s obviously
because jesus said you will be baptized
with the holy spirit not many days from
now and in verse 8 he says you shall
receive power when the holy spirit has
come upon you right so it’s obviously
chapter 20 of john they received the new
wine skin and jesus that you will
receive the new wine not many days after
and we know what happened in chapter 2
of acts of course they were all
assembled together and the whole house
were shaken and they were all filled
with the holy spirit acts 2 verse 8 at 4
and they began to speak with other
tongues as the spirit gave them of
utterance so at that moment they
received the new wine they were all
filled with the holy spirit
now the new wine so first the new wine
skin than the new wine so there are two
separate experiences and sometimes it
can happen at the same time that the
person believes open his heart his
spirit is renewed he has a new white
skin and immediately he’s filled with
the holy spirit that is possible but
most often you have like those there are
there’s a time frame between being born
again and being filled with the holy
spirit what did paul believe go to acts
19
what did he believe did he believe that
you have the holy spirit the moment you
were born again or not
it says here in verse 1 acts 19 that he
came to ephesus and he found some
disciples so disciples meaning they were
born again
right and he said did you receive the
holy spirit when you believed or
actually the king james says did you
receive the holy spirit since you
believed
so you they believed and after that
since they believed it in at any time
they did that you received the holy
spirit and he said well we have never
heard that there is a holy spirit and
then he said well we were baptized in
john’s baptism and then
he better he explains it more
what really happened they were baptized
in the name of the lord verse six and
paul laid their hands on them holy
spirit came upon them and they spoke
with tongues and prophesied so at that
moment they were filled with the holy
spirit and they spoke with tongues that
prophesied so here you see first era
disciples and then they received as the
baptism with the holy spirit and now the
new wine i hope it makes sense and and
and if you are not sure go go back to
all those scriptures that i uh read with
you that i mentioned
and if you are born again but you have
not received the holy spirit yet
you are able your spirit is recreated
you have the new white skin now you are
able to receive the new wine and i will
teach you a little bit about that about
the baptism with the holy spirit and
speaking in tongues next time see you
then bye-bye

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