What Does It Mean to Be Filled with the Spirit?

The following essay starts off with a brief survey of the OT backdrop of being filled with the Spirit. It is next devoted to a detailed study of all the references to a "filling” with the Holy Spirit or a person being “full of the Spirit” in the NT.

The Water of Life (Part 5): Filled With the Spirit

This article is the fifth in a series on the work of the Holy Spirit. Here the author distinguishes between occasional and habitual filling with the Spirit. Being filled with the Spirit is the work of the Holy Spirit; however, by filling ourselves with God's word we create a channel to experience the filling of the Spirit. The article also discusses corporate worship in relation to being filled by the Spirit.