MONDAY March 26, 2018
Power of the Holy Spirit
…I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your old men shall dream dreams, Your young men shall see visions. And also on My menservants and on My maidservants I will pour out My Spirit in those days.
The Old Testament is important, and it needs to be studied reverently. There are so many mysteries written that I never saw until I read a book on symbols and types, and they were pointed out to me by studying with Pastor Chuck Smith. Christians really have to know what typology and symbols are in the Bible. We should never over-spiritualize God’s Word, or the Scriptures will become distorted. Always let the Word of God speak directly to you by the power of the Holy Spirit.
We need the power of the Holy Spirit to baptize us so we can have discernment, the word of wisdom, and the word of knowledge. We are living in days where we need God’s supernatural power like never before. If we do not have discernment, then leaven––sin––will get into the Church, and we shall get infected. God will never accomplish His work that He wanted to do through each one of us individually. He does not operate through dirty vessels, but clean vessels (2 Timothy 2:21).
God hates sin. He does not put up with it. If you do not have holiness and the fear of God in your life, you really have no power. The power of the Holy Spirit is supernatural––not natural. Remember that! Every single day the Holy Spirit leads and guides us, He helps us not to walk in the flesh, but to operate in the Spirit. There are too many natural men––those who are walking after the flesh in the Church.
I want to make a difference by doing the things of God. In the remainder of my life, I want God to speak through me as much as He can. I want to please God. Open your heart to God and He will give you the power of the Holy Spirit so you can do His work.
I do not want to be like other men, I want the Holy Spirit to use my life.
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