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Walking in the Power of the Holy Spirit We have become so used to depending on feelings instead of facts in the Christian walk that we tend to doubt God’s Word and inwardly question whether He will do what His Word says He will. 2. 3 Living in the “fullness” of Holy Spirit takes us to our destinies, as we go from glory to glory. <> But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh. He always leads us through his written Word, which was revealed to the prophets by the Holy Spirit (2 Pet. �i��6�h�o�~�^|�Ŋ˄+���O�t��Kw�ݟ��˯��"^�yx����x~y�/��)�~~�#N��G���5x�[���G�����G�g�g�O��k8���ȴ��ט�6n|a���ma�����/�ݽ*���zx�+ _]oo�8�^_Ƌ�����X~7`���������z��R�����p`i�4���p���J�ś��+������������/�qi�ſG�����6>��>�ۃ)�s�Ua�bd y���;�&֒�j��ui�P6ʧ4��v���8;||=Y�#�������͏Oa�^|� �c������Oa�|�o`~��9�7vɸ�u2�A}6:!�IG����n[PJ �w���5F�F��G������g`����:� ;F�Wx�'��( �g. In the King James Version, the Holy Spirit is called the Holy Ghost. The Holy Spirit gives us the power to be witnesses. the Holy Spirit are so much alike that when the Holy Spirit came into them, He would indeed be “Christ in them, the hope of glory” (Col. 1:27). power to satisfy every longing of the soul. The life of Jesus was saturated with the Presence of the Holy Spirit. Here are 11 ways we can use the power of the Holy Spirit each day. This #1 Recognize That God Offers Us the Baptism of the Holy Spirit In Isaiah 63, the Prophet Isaiah looks forward to the final day when God will judge His enemies and redeem His people from bondage to the enemies of God (Isaiah 63:1-6).The redemption spoken of here refers back to the Exodus where the Lord saved the Israelites from Egypt’s oppression. 2 Romans 8:27 Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God. 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Help us to become like the Disciples of old, walking in the full power of your might. 1:20–21). h�bbd``b`Z$�� �"$�Y@�y1�d��"xA�Z��@��H� �5���� Then the Holy Spirit did a wonderful thing. Prior to Jesus’ virginal conception an angel said to Mary, “the Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you” (Luke 1:35; cf. They, who thus receive the Holy Ghost can say, "The spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death." Jesus and the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit also gives the apostles and other believers boldness to speak the word of God in the face of opposition (Acts 4:31), and He directs the route of Paul and his companions on their missionary journeys (Acts 16:6-7). 1:18, 20). Being filled with the Spirit is key to our daily Walk. Studies on Walking in the Spirit 2 Here’s how important it is that you understand the content of this series. The Holy Spirit has been used as something one must work or earn, or as a litmus test to prove a spiritual status. H�\T?��0����B ���Сe�u!����Ŧ�o_ɒ�-�e==�ϒ��O�t�ږp���m�d����]�3 &�*���ƕs��m��+#�f��� The Holy Spirit was and is present at every Divine function. they have the Holy Spirit) but they can be oppressed, hindered and harassed. 4 0 obj Just released. <> All of which has resulted to people being hurt, becoming spiritual stunted, being spiritually misused or abused, or just giving up on God altogether. Once we have genuinely confessed (agreed with God from the heart about our sin), the resultant effect is that we are then prepared to “ surrender control ” of our lives to the Holy Spirit. Of every worldly joy it must be said, "Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again." Furthermore, Jesus said that when people have holy spirit, they have power (Acts 1:8). The Work of the Holy Spirit: The Work of the Holy Spirit: 2. 1. The power of the Holy Spirit enabled the disciples of Christ to turn the world upside down with the powerful preaching of the gospel. Such spiritual oppression often stems from things such as involvement in the occult, false teaching, and sexual immorality, or from keeping idols or magic books in the house (Deuteronomy. %PDF-1.5 %���� In a very wonderful sense Jesus could have said, “He that hath seen me hath seen the Holy Spirit.” Walking in the Spirit outlines the work of the Holy Spirit in the believer and eradicates common misunderstandings about Him, showing clearly how the Scriptures reveal the Holy Spirit as a divine person who There is no substitution. satisfaction. During His earthly ministry, Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit (Luke 4:1), led by the Spirit (Luke 4:14), and empowered by the Spirit … Walking in the Power of Holy Spirit Prayer for Today. 3. From eternity past --"In the beginning" (Gen. 1:1,2), to the creation of the cosmos, and of man; -- to the establishment of Israel as a nation; -- to the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus; -- to the formation of the Church at Pentecost, and during its growth and development over the past 2000 years. Do you want to live with real peace, contentment and joy in life? ]^ً�� In this unit, we discover the end result of all of our spiritual warfare: living in the Walking in the flesh only leads to trouble and destruction. The Holy Spirit, then, has power to give abiding and everlasting . He also lets us tap into His power to withstand temptation and boldly proclaim the Gospel to those around us. 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Many of you have come to realize that you have been living a Click here to read more… “This is a revelation given to me supernaturally by the Holy Spirit over many years duration, revealing to me the true Ministry of Melchizedek, the Holy Spirit of Christ, Priest unto the Most High God (Gen.14:18). %���� The Holy Spirit was intimately connected with Jesus throughout his entire life. The Holy Spirit in Creation 7:24-26). endobj The Disciples Filled with the Holy Spirit. We are able to do this as we are baptized into the Body of Christ by the Holy Spirit and are sanctified — increasingly formed into the life of Jesus through the power of His Holy Spirit. Walking the journey means to live as disciples of Jesus, following Him on "the Way" that leads to abundant and eternal life. Jesus promised that the Spirit would come, live within them, and empower them in a miraculous way. ��M�&tsN��j[!���Ԑ֤q��,J ���18�����>��+�w���I�Z\�Y��_H�z��Dk�!VZC���1~�QcL��{�FJ}������p%{ak�wR��Ctc�d��]��a�C�z8ԡ��80=K3TA�{��q],�:+ȴ̭�� E@�A��P��=�l��2z�4#�0� ��S�mX4oƋ>�(�5b�s���g�IiDp�����fv��9�X�����$t4���h�A�����83О��pA��4.t]wBx�r>H/M��bO_���>J:N�V��zf�Ⴡ������Z�G�+y��bX��������ޅxx�6V�7h���酇w����r���;�{J���Q��w�M��?3��q�c�~5�����_ �xql endstream endobj 33 0 obj <>stream The Anchor Bible Dictionary, in its article on the Holy Spirit, describes it as "The manifestation of divine presence and power perceptible especially in prophetic inspiration" (Vol. endobj this same omnipotent power, the power of the Holy Spirit, is available to you to enable you to live a holy and fruitful life for Jesus Christ. Father God, we thank you for the “great cloud of witnesses you provided for us in your word. Or, if they do, they do not know how to appropriate His power. %PDF-1.5 Holy Spirit. Matt. 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