SEEK THE FIRE (3)
John 1:12 ► But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
Insight and Highlight 1 Cor 4:20 ► For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power. Scripture Commentaries Words of eloquence, no matter how motivational, charismatic, or persuasively viral they may appear, if not backed by fire and revelational power of God, will be to no avail. Apostle Paul says in 1 Cor 2:4 ► My message and my preaching were not with persuasive words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit's power,
Only the inspired word of God remain the true source through which the fear of God is imparted. We must never walk without the Holy Ghost. The believer needs power for himself, to deliver the captives and to do exploits. As a carrier of the fire, you may not experience immediate supernatural intervention as expected. The fire helps you to understand the principle that the: Kingdom of God may not immediately remove weaknesses but will bring about the manifestation of God's power in weakness 2 Cor 12. Paul, though he had a thorn in the flesh, still continued unrelentlessly in the Lord's service reminding himself as the Holy Ghost has assured him: "My grace is sufficient for you" The fire will keep you going, encouraging you that when you are weak, you are strong. Those who truly carry the fire will not give up, they keep the fire burning and are re-filled in their moments of despair.
Though you have received the Holy Ghost baptism, you can receive fillings after to revive you from disappointments, discouragement etc. The scriptures record instances where believers received several filling after their initial encounter, Acts 4:8, 31, 13:9. Remorse corner Holy Ghost in you will not die until you choose to quench it yourself. 1 Thess 5:19 ► Quench not the Spirit. Allow no one, or yourself to quench Him, if you do, you will find yourself to blame. Call to Word action Are you discouraged? Ask God for a fresh filling of His Spirit. The Christian clarion duty When you receive power, the Holy Ghost helps you. You will not need to be persuaded or encouraged. You are convinced, persuaded and are encouraged in yourself ".... that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers,.... shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. ► Rom 8:38-39 Prayer Lord, let the power l have received never go out. Let me do exploits and work in me with the demonstration of the Spirit's power, in Jesus name. Good morning all and have a blessed day. God bless you.