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This covenant was given to Abraham (Genesis 15:18-21), and then passed on to Isaac (Genesis 26:24, 25) and Jacob (Genesis 28:13-15). God promised to give the land of Canaan...
As shepherds that must continually tend to the spiritual and material needs of their large flocks, clerics often get so absorbed in their works that they easily forget to take care of their own well-being.
The baptism in the Spirit is initiation into the Spirit’s fullness, prophetic activity and supernatural gifts for a lifetime of witnessing for Christ in power.
Luke (in his Gospel and in Acts) emphasises that the Holy Spirit’s power included the authority to drive out evil spirits and anointing to heal the sick, as the two essential signs accompanying the proclamation of the Kingdom of God ....
This “receiving” of life from the Spirit preceded both their receiving the authority of Jesus (Jn 20:23) and their baptism in the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:4).
“These are the commands, decrees and laws the Lord your God directed me to teach you to observe in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess, 2so that you, your children and their children after....
Breath on me, breath of God, until my heart is pure: until I will with The one will to do and to endure The words of the saintly A.J. Jordan seem to have special point and power, if you are willing to let the spirit have all of you.
The spirit and the bride say, “Come!.” The last mention of the Holy spirit in the Bible shows Him inspiring the bride (i.e., the church) to invite all who want salvation to come to Christ.
“Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
The “heart” as used in the Bible is spiritual language that encompasses the totality of one’s intellect, emotion and volition, (see Mark 7:20-23); feeling, affections....
The Holy Spirit is the agent of service, empowering believers for service and witness. This work of the Holy Spirit is related to the baptism in the Spirit or the fullness of the Spirit.