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Jeremiah 20:9 NKJV
9 Then I said, “I will not make mention of Him, Nor speak anymore in His name.” But His word was in my heart like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, And I could not.
Luke 12:11–12 NKJV
11 “Now when they bring you to the synagogues and magistrates and authorities, do not worry about how or what you should answer, or what you should say. 12 For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say.”
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Often In this Age of Church, people tend to think they can operate exclusively without the Holy Spirit.
Often In this Age of Church, people tend to think they can operate exclusively without the Holy Spirit.
As a matter of fact, many are operating in An imitation type spirt that wants to be the Holy Spirit.
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Matthew 7:21
Matthew 7:21–23 The Message
21 “Knowing the correct password—saying ‘Master, Master,’ for instance—isn’t going to get you anywhere with me. What is required is serious obedience—doing what my Father wills. 22 I can see it now—at the Final Judgment thousands strutting up to me and saying, ‘Master, we preached the Message, we bashed the demons, our God-sponsored projects had everyone talking.’ 23 And do you know what I am going to say? ‘You missed the boat. All you did was use me to make yourselves important. You don’t impress me one bit. You’re out of here.’
Romans 11:29 KJV 1900
29 For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.
From the days Of Moses there has always been imitations of Gods Glory.
Exodus 7:10 NKJV
10 So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and they did so, just as the Lord commanded. And Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
Exodus 7:11–13 NKJV
11 But Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers; so the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments. 12 For every man threw down his rod, and they became serpents. But Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods. 13 And Pharaoh’s heart grew hard, and he did not heed them, as the Lord had said.
So How do we weed out the imitation’s in the body of Christ…
Learning the Character Of The Holy Spirit..
A Dynamic Reading of the Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts 4. The Holy Spirit as a Divine Character

the Holy Spirit can also be considered a character because the Holy Spirit is portrayed as ‘person-like’.26 For instance, the Lukan narrative tells us

A Dynamic Reading of the Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts 4. The Holy Spirit as a Divine Character

the Holy Spirit reveals (Lk. 2:26), inspires (Lk. 2:27), leads (Lk. 4:1), teaches (Lk. 12:12), speaks (Acts 1:16; 4:25; 8:29; 10:19–20; 11:12; 13:2; 21:11; 28:25), gives utterance (Acts 2:4), forbids (Acts 16:6–7), testifies (Acts 20:23), oversees (Acts 20:28; cf. 15:28)

A Dynamic Reading of the Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts 4. The Holy Spirit as a Divine Character

On the other hand, it is also true that the Holy Spirit, like God, possesses some traits that ordinary people cannot share, that is, ‘person-unlikeness’.

A Dynamic Reading of the Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts 4. The Holy Spirit as a Divine Character

the Spirit’s external appearance: as a dove in Lk. 3:22; as fire in Acts 2:3–4; the Spirit’s environment: allusions to heaven as God’s throne in Lk. 3:22; 1:35; 4:18; 11:13; Acts 2:33).

A Dynamic Reading of the Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts 4. The Holy Spirit as a Divine Character

Hence, the Holy Spirit can be seen as a character who holds two dialectic paradigms of traits, i.e. those of ‘person-likeness’ and ‘person-unlikeness’. In a word, the Holy Spirit in Luke–Acts is to be understood as a divine character.

HOLY SPIRIT The Holy Spirit (or Spirit of God) transforms and empowers God’s people.

Introduction

God’s Spirit transforms His people to share His moral character and empowers them to fulfill His purposes. Scripture speaks of the human spirit, demonic spirits, and the Spirit of God

The Lexham Bible Dictionary God’s Spirit in the Old Testament

God’s Spirit in the Old Testament

In the Old Testament, God’s Spirit represents an active dimension of His character. Israel was learning to embrace monotheism over polytheism; thus, emphasizing the character and activity of the one true God was more important than distinguishing identities within God. In depicting God’s activity, it was natural to speak in terms of “Spirit” because of the term’s various connotations. The Hebrew term רוּחַ (ruach) can mean “wind,” and “breath”; it can also refer to the life principle of persons or animals. Some passages play on multiple senses of the term (Isa 25:4; 32:15; Ezek 37:1–14).

The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as a Person

The Spirit as a Person

In later biblical passages, the Spirit appears as a distinct divine person. The Old Testament occasionally provides hints that the Spirit might be distinguished from God the Father (Isa 48:16). The New Testament writers then link the Spirit with the Father and the Son (1 Cor 12:4–6; 2 Cor 13:14; Eph 4:4–6; Matt 28:19

The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as a Person

The Spirit appears most clearly as a distinct person in Jesus’ farewell discourse to His disciples in John 14–16

Another Advocate: Who carries on Jesus mission after the his ascension
John 14:16–17 KJV 1900
16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; 17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.
John 16:16–17 NKJV
16 “A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me, because I go to the Father.” 17 Then some of His disciples said among themselves, “What is this that He says to us, ‘A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me’; and, ‘because I go to the Father’?”
Jn 1
John 14:26 KJV 1900
26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
John 16:7–15 The Message
7 So let me say it again, this truth: It’s better for you that I leave. If I don’t leave, the Friend won’t come. But if I go, I’ll send him to you. 8 “When he comes, he’ll expose the error of the godless world’s view of sin, righteousness, and judgment: 9 He’ll show them that their refusal to believe in me is their basic sin; 10 that righteousness comes from above, where I am with the Father, out of their sight and control; 11 that judgment takes place as the ruler of this godless world is brought to trial and convicted. 12 “I still have many things to tell you, but you can’t handle them now. 13 But when the Friend comes, the Spirit of the Truth, he will take you by the hand and guide you into all the truth there is. He won’t draw attention to himself, but will make sense out of what is about to happen and, indeed, out of all that I have done and said. 14 He will honor me; he will take from me and deliver it to you. 15 Everything the Father has is also mine. That is why I’ve said, ‘He takes from me and delivers to you.’
2. Convicts or Prosecutes the world concerning sin and judgement
John 16:8–9 NKJV
8 And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me;
John 16:11 NKJV
11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.
John 16:10–11 NKJV
10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; 11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.
Jn 16
Just Like Jesus
John 3:19–20 NLT
19 And the judgment is based on this fact: God’s light came into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light, for their actions were evil. 20 All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed.
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John 8:46 NKJV
46 Which of you convicts Me of sin? And if I tell the truth, why do you not believe Me?
John 3:19 NKJV
19 And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
3. Acts in Jesus place after jesus exaltation
John 14:16 NLT
16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you.
John 16:10 NKJV
10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more;
John 16:9
John 16:9–10 NKJV
9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me; 10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more;
Jesus uses the ‘He,’ a masculine pronoun, because he refers to the Spirit with a masculine Noun
( Parakletos, Counselor, Advocate)
(Parakletos, Counselor, Advocate)
4. Roles Of The Holy Spirit
The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as Transforming Power

The Spirit as Transforming Power

In Scripture, the Spirit transforms God’s people. For example, in Ezekiel, God had exiled His people because of sin; however, He promised that He would restore them and put His Spirit in them so that they would obey Him in the future (Ezek 36:26–27). Jews valued this hope, and some Jewish groups, such as those who composed the Dead Sea Scrolls, emphasized this future spiritual purification.

Early Christians often wrote about spiritual purification and transformation as well
2 Corinthians 3:3–6 GW
3 It’s clear that you are Christ’s letter, written as a result of our ministry. You are a letter written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, a letter written not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. 4 Christ gives us confidence about you in God’s presence. 5 By ourselves we are not qualified in any way to claim that we can do anything. Rather, God makes us qualified. 6 He has also qualified us to be ministers of a new promise,a spiritual promise, not a written one. Clearly, what was written brings death, but the Spirit brings life.
The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as Transforming Power

Paul uses wording that links Ezekiel’s promise of the transforming Spirit to Jeremiah’s promised new covenant, in which God would write His laws in the hearts of His people

Jer 31:31
Jeremiah 31:31–34 NKJV
31 “Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah—32 not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, though I was a husband to them, says the Lord. 33 But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put My law in their minds, and write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. 34 No more shall every man teach his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more.”
The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as Transforming Power

In Exodus 34:29–30, Moses’ face was transformed as he saw the Lord; Paul says that believers in Jesus are similarly transformed as they pay attention to God’s Spirit

Exodus 34:20–30 NKJV
20 But the firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb. And if you will not redeem him, then you shall break his neck. All the firstborn of your sons you shall redeem. “And none shall appear before Me empty-handed. 21 “Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; in plowing time and in harvest you shall rest. 22 “And you shall observe the Feast of Weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year’s end. 23 “Three times in the year all your men shall appear before the Lord, the Lord God of Israel. 24 For I will cast out the nations before you and enlarge your borders; neither will any man covet your land when you go up to appear before the Lord your God three times in the year. 25 “You shall not offer the blood of My sacrifice with leaven, nor shall the sacrifice of the Feast of the Passover be left until morning. 26 “The first of the firstfruits of your land you shall bring to the house of the Lord your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.” 27 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Write these words, for according to the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.” 28 So he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he neither ate bread nor drank water. And He wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments. 29 Now it was so, when Moses came down from Mount Sinai (and the two tablets of the Testimony were in Moses’ hand when he came down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone while he talked with Him. 30 So when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone, and they were afraid to come near him.
Exodus 34:29–30 NLT
29 When Moses came down Mount Sinai carrying the two stone tablets inscribed with the terms of the covenant, he wasn’t aware that his face had become radiant because he had spoken to the Lord. 30 So when Aaron and the people of Israel saw the radiance of Moses’ face, they were afraid to come near him.
2 Corinthians 3:13–18 NLT
13 We are not like Moses, who put a veil over his face so the people of Israel would not see the glory, even though it was destined to fade away. 14 But the people’s minds were hardened, and to this day whenever the old covenant is being read, the same veil covers their minds so they cannot understand the truth. And this veil can be removed only by believing in Christ. 15 Yes, even today when they read Moses’ writings, their hearts are covered with that veil, and they do not understand. 16 But whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. 17 For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as Transforming Power

On the last day of the Festival of Tabernacles (see John 7:2), Jesus announces that rivers of living water will go forth from the “belly” (John 7:37–39)

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John 7:37–39 NKJV
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.” 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.
Jn 7:37-
Rivers of Living Water refers to the spirit..
The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as Transforming Power

The Scriptures read on the last day of that festival included Ezek 47 and Zech 14, both of which spoke of rivers of fresh water flowing from the temple or from Jerusalem. Many Jewish people saw Jerusalem as the navel—or belly—of the earth. Yet Jesus invites the thirsty to drink from Him (John 7:37) because He is the foundation of God’s new temple. In John 19:34, when Jesus dies, blood and water flow out, probably implying that by His death, Jesus had made new life available by the Spirit

Paul also emphasizes that the Spirit transforms people and provides new life and a new identity.
Romans 7:6 NLT
6 But now we have been released from the law, for we died to it and are no longer captive to its power. Now we can serve God, not in the old way of obeying the letter of the law, but in the new way of living in the Spirit.
Romans 8:5–16 NLT
5 Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit. 6 So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. 7 For the sinful nature is always hostile to God. It never did obey God’s laws, and it never will. 8 That’s why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God. 9 But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all.) 10 And Christ lives within you, so even though your body will die because of sin, the Spirit gives you life because you have been made right with God. 11 The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you. 12 Therefore, dear brothers and sisters, you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do. 13 For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature, you will live. 14 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. 15 So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” 16 For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children.
Romans 8
dominated thoughts (Sinful or Spiritual)
letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death
letting the spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.
Sinful nature is always hostile to God.. it never did obey God’s law, and it never will..
It lacks submission, honor & respect of authority. (You can never please God Verse 8)
Romans 8:9
Romans 8:9–10 NKJV
9 But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. 10 And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
Romans 8:11 NKJV
11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
So if the same spirit that raised Jesus up from the dead dwells in you, That same spirit should be able to keep you from cussing, lying, stealing, gossiping, fornicating, drinking, smoking, not able to get along with others, fighting, back- bitten, scheming, unforgiving, prideful, lasciviousness, lust, adultery, mean, arrogant, unforgiven, nasty, disrespectful.. self..
Because The Holy Ghost Can’t live anywhere..
Romans 8:14 NKJV
14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
Romans
Someone Say New Life New Identity
Galatians 5:19–23 The Message
19 It is obvious what kind of life develops out of trying to get your own way all the time: repetitive, loveless, cheap sex; a stinking accumulation of mental and emotional garbage; frenzied and joyless grabs for happiness; 20 trinket gods; magic-show religion; paranoid loneliness; cutthroat competition; all-consuming-yet-never-satisfied wants; a brutal temper; an impotence to love or be loved; divided homes and divided lives; small-minded and lopsided pursuits; 21 the vicious habit of depersonalizing everyone into a rival; uncontrolled and uncontrollable addictions; ugly parodies of community. I could go on. This isn’t the first time I have warned you, you know. If you use your freedom this way, you will not inherit God’s kingdom. 22 But what happens when we live God’s way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a basic holiness permeates things and people. We find ourselves involved in loyal commitments, 23 not needing to force our way in life, able to marshal and direct our energies wisely. Legalism is helpless in bringing this about; it only gets in the way.
Gal
The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit of Prophecy

Early Christians regularly associated the Spirit with empowerment, which often involved speaking for God. For example, throughout the New Testament the Spirit empowers witness for Christ

Matthew
Matthew 10:20 NKJV
20 for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.
John 16
John 15:26–27 NKJV
26 “But when the Helper comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify of Me. 27 And you also will bear witness, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
Acts 1:8 NKJV
8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
1 Thessalonians 1:5 NKJV
5 For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance, as you know what kind of men we were among you for your sake.
You Can’t be filled Without Power to Speak..
There should be a boldness in you if you have the Holy Spirit, your prayer should be bold, your singing should be bold, your teaching and preaching should be bold, your soul winning, everything about you when it comes to speaking about the savior should have power behind it..
The Lexham Bible Dictionary Empowerment for Witness

Empowerment for Witness. The book of Acts emphasizes the Spirit’s role in the Church’s cross-cultural witness for Christ (Acts 1:8). Although the initial witnesses are the 11 apostles (Acts 1:2), the promise of the Spirit is ultimately for all believers (Acts 2:38–39) who share in the mission of bringing the gospel to all people. Throughout Acts, the Spirit pushes God’s people across cultural barriers (Acts 8:29; 10:19; 11:12; 15:28):

Acts 2:38–39 NKJV
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. 39 For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call.”
Acts 2:38
Acts 8:29 NKJV
29 Then the Spirit said to Philip, “Go near and overtake this chariot.”
Acts
Acts 10:19 NKJV
19 While Peter thought about the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, three men are seeking you.
Acts 11:12 NKJV
12 Then the Spirit told me to go with them, doubting nothing. Moreover these six brethren accompanied me, and we entered the man’s house.
The Lexham Bible Dictionary Empowerment for Witness

The Spirit empowers them to hear from and speak for God the way prophets did (Acts 2:17–18). Some people in Acts prophesied more than others (Acts 11:27–28; 21:9–11), but all were called to speak God’s message.

The Lexham Bible Dictionary Empowerment for Witness

On three occasions in Acts, believers empowered by the Spirit began praising God in tongues. If God empowered some of His servants to worship Him in other people’s languages, He could also empower His servants to cross cultural barriers with the good news about Christ.

• The Spirit also falls on new groups of believers, showing that they, too, are empowered by God to share in the mission (Acts 8:14–17; 10:44–47; 19:6).

The Holy Spirit isn’t predudice as some of us may be.. And If you have the Holy spirit that should no longer be an issue..
Bishop CH Mason the founder of Church Of God In Christ, in the early 1906 had caucasian members. He Ordain elders who then branched out to start the Assemblies Of God.
The Holy Spirit doesn’t have a Color he is the spirit of God…
The Holy Spirit doesn’t have a Color he is the spirit of God…
The Holy Spirit doesn’t have a Color he is the spirit of God…
Empowerment @ Conversion
Acts 9:17 NKJV
17 And Ananias went his way and entered the house; and laying his hands on him he said, “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road as you came, has sent me that you may receive your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.”
Acts 19:18 NKJV
18 And many who had believed came confessing and telling their deeds.
Acts 9:18 NKJV
18 Immediately there fell from his eyes something like scales, and he received his sight at once; and he arose and was baptized.
Acts 9:2
Acts 9:22 NLT
22 Saul’s preaching became more and more powerful, and the Jews in Damascus couldn’t refute his proofs that Jesus was indeed the Messiah.
Tell Someone, Your Conversion, then a filling of His Spirit, Then Power..
Acts 8:14–17 NKJV
14 Now when the apostles who were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them, 15 who, when they had come down, prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit. 16 For as yet He had fallen upon none of them. They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 17 Then they laid hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.
See Some become satisfied with conversion and never get the Power.. got a gift but don’t have no power, can sing but don’t have no power..
The Lexham Bible Dictionary Gifts of the Spirit

Gifts of the Spirit. The ideal in early Christianity was for all Christians to be empowered to serve one another with distinct empowerments. Although Paul is not the only writer to mention “gifts” (see 1 Pet 4:10–11), he mentions them the most frequently (see Rom 12:4–8; Eph 4:11; 1 Cor 12:4–11)

1 Peter 4:10–11 NLT
10 God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. 11 Do you have the gift of speaking? Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. Do you have the gift of helping others? Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Amen.
1 Peter 4:
The Lexham Bible Dictionary Gifts of the Spirit

The idea of gifts aligns with Paul’s emphasis on being saved from sin’s penalty and power through faith; and then fruit of the Spirit (in everything that believers do as they live their new life in Christ), depending on Christ and the Spirit. Ultimately, Paul argues that believers can expect God to empower them in both character and ministry.

Character & Ministry
The Lexham Bible Dictionary Gifts of the Spirit

The context of each of Paul’s major “gifts” passages emphasizes that the body of Christ has many members, and all must function together. This means that no one should look down on one’s own gifts or on those of others; instead, each must contribute in whatever ways God has gifted them for the common good

The Lexham Bible Dictionary The Spirit as a Foretaste of the Future

Because the fullness of God’s promises still lay in the future, the promised coming of the Spirit served as a foretaste of the future world (see 1 Cor 2:9–10). Thus Paul spoke of the Spirit as the “down payment” of Christians’ promised inheritance in the world to come

2 Corinthians 1:22 NKJV
22 who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.
2 Corinthians 5:5 NKJV
5 Now He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.
Ephesians 1:13–14 NKJV
13 In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, 14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
He has sealed Us With The Holy Spirit....
Tap somebody and tell them you betta get this fire...
See only those who have been sign sealed and delivered shall be caught up…
2 Thessalonians 2:3 NKJV
3 Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition,
2 Thessalonians 2:2–3 The Message
2 Don’t let anyone shake you up or get you excited over some breathless report or rumored letter from me that the day of the Master’s arrival has come and gone. 3 Don’t fall for any line like that. Before that day comes, a couple of things have to happen. First, the Apostasy. Second, the debut of the Anarchist, a real dog of Satan.
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2 Thes 2:
2 Thessalonians 2:4–5 NKJV
4 who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God. 5 Do you not remember that when I was still with you I told you these things?
2 Thes 2:4
2 Corinthians 10:4–5 NKJV
4 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, 5 casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:6–7 NKJV
6 And now you know what is restraining, that he may be revealed in his own time. 7 For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way.
2 Thes 2:6
The Mystery of Iniquity is working and lurking in the dark places, and the Holy Spirit is he is hold’s back this force from coming out. But When the Holy Spirit is taken out of the way..
2 Thessalonians 2:8–10 NKJV
8 And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming. 9 The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders, 10 and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
2 Thes 2:8
2 Corinthians 2:8 NKJV
8 Therefore I urge you to reaffirm your love to him.
2 Corinthians 2:11–12 NKJV
11 lest Satan should take advantage of us; for we are not ignorant of his devices. 12 Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ’s gospel, and a door was opened to me by the Lord,
2 Thessalonians 2:11–12 NKJV
11 And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, 12 that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
2 Cor 2:11-12
2 thes 2:11
Jeremiah 20:9 NKJV
9 Then I said, “I will not make mention of Him, Nor speak anymore in His name.” But His word was in my heart like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, And I could not.
He was under great attack, and folks where making fun of him and his ministry. And felt God was putting him in these horrible situations, and he decided i not going to talk about God anymore.
But it was like Fire Shut up in his bones.. Thats the Holy Spirit, he is a consuming fire..
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