Alpha Team

I John 5:6-8

6 This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.
7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water and the blood: and these three agree in one.
Day of Pentecost

The Alpha Team has three members:

[1] the Holy Spirit

As recorded in the book of the Acts of the Apostles (chapter 2:1-4), The Holy Spirit came down from heaven and filled all those who were gathered in an upper room as they were instructed by the Lord Jesus Christ to wait in Jerusalem.

Acts 1:8

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 Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

As a born again believer in these last days, it is absolutely critical that you be baptized with the Holy Ghost which is accompanied with the evidence of speaking in other tongues.

Acts 2:4

4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

Simply put, you cannot be an effective witness for the Lord if you are not filled with the Holy Ghost.

Zechariah 4:6

6 Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.

[2] the Water

Ephesians 5:25-27

25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

The Water here refers to cleansing power of the Word of God. Therefore an intimate knowledge of and the adherence to the Holy Bible is necessary if we are to be accounted worthy to escape those things which are coming upon those who dwell upon the face of the earth.

Luke 21:36

36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

While Jesus was here on the earth he gave a prelude of the importance of the washing of water by the word, when he washed his disciples’ feet:

John 13:6-7

6 Then cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter saith unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet?
7 Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.

[3] the Blood

Revelation 12:11

11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lived unto the death.

The regular application of the Blood of Christ is another absolutely critical activity if believers are to have success in defeating the devil. It is the Blood that continually cleanses us from all unrighteousness and allows our conscience to be  clear when we come before the throne of God.

Hebrews 9:11-15

11 But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;
12 Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.
13 For if the blood of bulls and goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh:
14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
15 And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

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