Exposing False Equations and Dangers of Spirit Manifestations

EXPOSING FALSE EQUATIONS ABOUT THE MANIFESTATIONS False equation #1: If a manifestation is genuine it will always bring lasting fruit and change. Scripture has many examples of people who stumble after encountering God in a powerful way. False equation #2: If you are sensitive to the Spirit you will be touched in the ways others [...]

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. [...]

Manifestations that have been Commonly Reported in History

MANIFESTATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN COMMONLY REPORTED IN HISTORY Manifestations that have been commonly reported in meetings throughout the world and throughout church history include falling, laughing, weeping, shaking, “drunkenness,” inability to speak normally, staggering, feeling lightness or heavy weight of glory, loss of strength, eyes fluttering, lips trembling, screaming, groaning, heavy breathing, gold fillings in [...]

Manifestations Not Specifically Recorded in the Scripture

The Bible does not record all the possible experiences that the Spirit gives. It records examples of experiences that point to broader categories that are typical of how the Spirit works. John wrote of this principle, explaining that all the works of Jesus were not recorded in Scripture (Jn. 21:25). Manifestations that are not written [...]

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