The instant effect of the descent of the Spirit on the first Gentile converts in the house of Cornelius was that they began to “magnify God.”
Not every Spirit-empowered leader will look the same way, but there are some principles that can be observed about how the Holy Spirit empowers leaders.
Awakenings are surges of the Spirit exalting Jesus over an area. Read a sampling of these movements in modern church history.
The Holy Spirit reverses the curse of entropy, of chaos. He renews to counterbalance the fallen state of this world that is headed for destruction.
The more you turn to the Holy Spirit, the more you develop a secure, ridiculous, and joyful hope that everything is possible.
It is boldness that plants revival cultures throughout the new nation and brings wave after wave of revival.
Jesus was human and because Jesus was a human, he needed to be empowered from day one with and by the Holy Spirit. If this is true, then it is true that you and I need the Holy Spirit even more so.
What does the Bible teach about the Holy Spirit? Here is an outline of seven points to help keep the church grounded in biblical teaching on the Spirit of God.
When we first believe, Paul says, we are marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit. No caveat is in that statement.
Steve Seamands encourages us to ask the ascended Christ to send the Holy Spirit upon you so that you can join him in participating in his mission.