“Joy.” If you’re just constantly depressed and discouraged, and look, I know we all go through, but it’s just that’s your thing. He noted answers to prayers as well as healing and deliverance. I want you to understand what I’m about to say. “For ye are bought with a price. However, Scripture does teach who the Spirit is and how we can live dependently upon Him. If we walk on these three paths, God will transform our lives by the power of the Holy Spirit and we will be changed daily into Jesus’ image. I can get up here and say, “Osama Bin Laden, Barack Obama, Hakuna Matata,” but you know that head fake fire on the top of my head, because that’s what happened on the day of Pentecost, but here’s the thing. You may be sealed, but you’re not filled because it says, “Be not drunk with wine wherein is excess, but be filled with the Spirit.” You say, “What does have to do with being filled?” Well, here’s what you need to understand. I defended these people and they did nothing but try to …” Look, if I spent my whole day thinking about that, you know what it would make me? You only have these if you’re yield into the Spirit, and the fact that the Bible says that you can quench the Spirit or you can grieve the Spirit means that you can have the Spirit and not be walking in the Spirit. Keep your place in 2 Corinthians. Redeemed by the blood of the Lamb.” You and I were redeemed by Lord Jesus Christ. He put down His Holy Spirit and said, “I am so committed to the redemption of this purchase. We’ll be done in like five, 10 minutes. You’re not filled with the Spirit. You got enough of the Spirit to make sure you’re sealed and to make sure you were saved, but you know what? In the fourth century Augustine initially believed the gifts of the Holy Spirit were for the past, but then Augustine changed his mind, and he reported in The City of God that he had witnessed healing of blindness, of cancers, paralysis, and other diseases. The Spirit truly is willing, but the flesh is weak and your flesh, you give into it because you’re weak in that area. Your email address will not be published. It’s not yielding to the law of God, neither indeed can be. We are dependent on the Spirit for everything relating to our life and walk in Christ. You’re showing your intention. I’ll put my spirit down.” Here’s the thing, if God sends me to hell after I believed on Christ, He’d have to send His Holy Spirit with me because He sent the Holy Spirit as the earnest. He wants everybody to be saved. Ephesians 4:30, notice the first part of this verse, it says, “And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.”, Notice, this is not talking to unbelievers. You’re always going through something. Speaker 1: God is not willing that any should perish. It is God who has loved us and who has purposed the work of redemption. We expect Him to guide and instruct us specifically, when He chooses to do so, where scripture provides only general principle or precedent. Not only does it require a controlling of your mind, but it also requires a controlling of desires. Why? If you’re looking at pornography and things you shouldn’t be looking at, you’re giving in to lasciviousness, you’re walking in the flesh. Living in dependence on God's Word, trusting in Jesus Christ, and showing the fruit of the Spirit is a life that is lived in dependence on the Holy Spirit. Read more >>, 800-621-1008 I’m not saying they’re bad people, and I’m not even saying they’re necessarily wrong. Look at verse 17, “For the flesh lusted against the Spirit.” See, inside of you, you got your flesh, the old man and you got a spiritual man or the new man.