Conditions to recieve the Holy Spirit. Conditions to recieve the Holy Spirit. 1.Prayer. Lk 11:13 "If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will [your] heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!" 2.Forgiveness. Acts 2:38 Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 3.Desire. Jn 7:37 On the last day, that great [day] of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. 38 "He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water." 4.Faith . Jn 7: 39 But this He spoke concerning the Spirit, whom those believing in Him would receive; for the Holy Spirit was not yet [given], because Jesus was not yet glorified. 5. Obedience. Acts 5:32 "And we are His witnesses to these things, and [so] also [is] the Holy Spirit whom God has given to those who obey Him." 6.Waiting, Luke 24;49 "Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high." 7.Laying on Hands. Acts 8:17 Then they laid hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. 8.Listening to the spiritual messages. Acts 11:15 "And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them, as upon us at the beginning. 16 "Then I remembered the word of the Lord, how He said, 'John indeed baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit.' 17 "If therefore God gave them the same gift as [He gave] us when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could withstand God?" Supporting verses. Mk 1;8 "I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." I Thess 4; 8 Therefore he who rejects [this] does not reject man, but God, who has also given us His Holy Spirit.