THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY GHOST
We believe that the Baptism of the Holy Ghost is an experience subsequent to conversion and sanctification and that tongue‐speaking is the consequence of the baptism in the Holy Ghost with the manifestations of the fruit of the spirit
(Galatians 5:22‐23; Acts 10:46, 19:1‐6).
We believe that we are not baptized with the Holy Ghost in order to be saved (Acts 19:1‐6; John 3:5). When one receives a baptismal Holy Ghost experience, we believe one will speak with a tongue unknown to oneself according to the sovereign will of Christ. To be filled with the Spirit means to be Spirit controlled as expressed by Paul in Ephesians 5:18‐19. Since the charismatic demonstrations were necessary to help the early church to be successful in implementing the command of Christ, we, therefore, believe that a Holy Ghost experience is mandatory for all men today.