by Admin | 30 December 2021 08:46 pm12
Shalom People of God
Let us share the good news of God..
In this day we are living there is great spiritual turmoil that ever before.
And the originator of that is the devil because he knows in our new covenant the essence of the Church is the HOLY SPIRIT. So he knows if he allows the Spirit of God alone to rule the church, he will miss so many people.
So from the time of the apostles, he changed his military tactics, wanting to attack the church, he no longer came in the flesh, but he came with deceiving spirits like the true Holy Spirit but not.
So from that time on he began to offer very many offerings of those spirits. So far the offerings he has are so high that if you are not careful you will be attacked by the spirits of deception and think it is the Holy Spirit and it is a lie. We live in a time when we don’t suppose to believe every spirit that people preach.
And that is why the apostles warned us and said..
1 John 4:1 “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world”.
Now in order to be safe we need to know the true character of the Holy Spirit, so that we can be at peace with what we have received.
1) The first characteristic is that He will make you holy:
As His name is, “the Holy Spirit”, that’s what He does in a person when He officially comes upon Him, He will make Him holy. As He said in 1 Corinthians 3:16, that our bodies must be holy because the Spirit who dwells in us is Holy. So He must make sure that all the fruits of the Spirit are in you properly (Galatians 5: 22-23).If you see receiving the Holy Spirit and he doesn’t give you the hungry of being Holy as you go on with the World things, half naked clothes, bongo fleva musics, and many ungodly things, then know that’s not the Spirit of God, no matter how long you speak in tongues. Run there, real quick.
2) He will guide you into the knowledge of all the truth (John 16:13):
Another function of the true Spirit of God, is that He will not leave you in the same state, of spiritual ignorance you have always had, He must take you to intellectual steps until you stand firm in scriptures.
But if you see yourself saved and years go back, you don’t know anything about the Word of God, all you know is about witches and demons, know that He is not the Holy Spirit you received but another enemy spirit is in you.
3) He will testify of Christ in you:
The Holy Spirit’s job is to bear witness to Christ in the midst of his church, and not of any human being. If it means the essence of the church you are in, or the ministry you are serving, it must be the Lord Jesus Christ.
And not some man, or some saint. If you see that Christ is not given any priority, or is considered just an extra person, know that the spirit of the antichrist is there.
1John 4:2 “Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
4) He will put a gift or ministry in you (1 Corinthians 12):
The gifts of the Holy Spirit puts forth for the purpose of building up the church of God.
Impossible, you have been saved for many years and years, and you have said you have received the Holy Spirit but your work in the kingdom of heaven is not visible. One of the tasks of the Holy Spirit is to place the gifts in us.
So if you will not be a pastor, or a prophet, or an evangelist, or a deacon, or a gifted linguist, etc. then you will be another useful in the church like giving, singing, sponsoring etc. But it is impossible for a member to be completely useless in the body of Christ, who comes and goes, all these years, in seeing that you know that the Spirit you have received is not of God, but of the enemy.
5) He will move you to pray in you. (Romans 8:6)
Scripture says the Holy Spirit is sick in us, in a way that cannot be uttered. If it means a true Christian who has received the Spirit, he will not find peace to sit for weeks, months, years without praying. The joy of salvation will only depart from him, so he will have to be a good beggar, attend vigils, and fast sometimes.
But if you find you have peace, stay a whole month without praying, and in you do not feel anything, or any burden, then you have received another Spirit of the enemy. Evaluate yourself again.
These five (5) characteristics, if you see them in you. So know that the Spirit you have received is truly the Holy Spirit, be at peace. But if not all these things are in you, it is the Spirit of God who is in you. All you have to do is signify being saved in your life.
That is, truly repent of your sins, and then be baptized in the proper baptism by immersion in the name of JESUS CHRIST (Acts 2:38). Then after that, the true Spirit will come into you, begin to take those other steps.
Remember these are the last days, and we are very tempted to try those spirits, do not be satisfied with only one behaviour, Ask yourself all those are visible within you?
God Bless you.
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