Passages used to support this view actually teach that all believers in Christ receive the Holy Spirit at conversion.
Often Christians tend to think that if we don't have certain feelings, it means the Holy Spirit is not at work.
Some cults, and even some modern-day evangelicals, teach that the Holy Spirit, though perhaps somehow "divine", is an impersonal force.
Scripture clearly teaches the existence and deity of God the Holy Spirit.
I heard a preacher talk about Christ having two kinds of obedience, active and passive. What does that mean?
Although these terms not found in the Bible itself, they express key Biblical truth about what Christ did for sinners.
Sinners who believe on Him are not saved on the installment plan. The debt is "paid in full!"
According to reliable surveys, nearly half of all self-described Evangelical adults believe Jesus committed sin while on earth.
Much of contemporary preaching over-emphasizes Jesus' humanity and dangerously diminishes or even denies His deity.
Many people, from Muslims to cult members to liberal churchmen, deny that Jesus is God. But Scripture leaves no question.
Growing numbers of self-described Evangelicals talk blasphemously about "getting in touch with God's feminine side."