Testing Spirit Manifestations

We must test all things by looking at the fruit or how it affects our lifestyle. We must all examine everything in the light of Scripture. We test all things to discern if these reactions are from God, the flesh, or the devil. We test it by seeing whether it honors the Scripture and bears [...]

How do You Explain the Manifestations of the Holy Spirit?

PURPOSES OF THE MANIFESTATIONS The fruit of manifestations: is seen in the lives of believers. They are greater intimacy with God; impartations of love, peace, joy and the fear of God; freedom from bondages (fear, anger, bitterness, pain, lust, etc.); physical healings and emotional healing; empowering for ministry (healing the sick, prophesying, intercession, etc.); refreshment. [...]

The Manifestations of the Spirit in the Scripture

Falling under the influence of the Spirit: This is often referred to as being “slain in the Spirit,” or resting in the Spirit, or being overcome in the Spirit. This is the most common manifestation. People feel lightness, often with a sense of joy. Some just lie down to receive more from God, such as [...]

Discern if Manifestations of the Spirit are of God

THREE THINGS IN EVERY MOVE OF GOD: GOD’S POWER, DEMONIC, THE FLESH 1.God’s power: miracles that bring people to salvation and healing (Mt. 10:8; Mk. 16:15). 2.Demonic activity: Satan came among them. Wherever we find God at work, the devil won’t be far behind. In Acts 16:16-34 we see a girl with the spirit of [...]

The Manifestations of the Spirit in Church History

HISTORICAL PRECEDENTS There is a historical precedent for the manifestations of the Spirit. Throughout church history unusual manifestations caused by the Spirit’s presence have been documented in virtually every part of the Body of Christ. Christians from every tradition have written extensively about manifestations for centuries. There are thousands of testimonies that substantiate this as [...]

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