Follow John Lindell
In this message, Pastor John Lindell shows us what happens when we are empowered by the Holy Spirit and gives us six ways to be more sensitive to the working of the Spirit in our lives. As you listen to this message, our prayer is that you would be able to recognize the presence of the Holy Spirit all around you every day!
SeriesThe Prayer Meeting
Scripture ReferenceSelected Scriptures
Sensitivity to the Spirit
Then John gave this testimony: "I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him. I would not have known him, except that the one who sent me to baptize with water told me, 'The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and remain is he who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.'
Ephesians 4:30 NIV
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
1 Thessalonians 5:19 NIV
Do not put out the Spirit's fire;
Acts 3:19 NIV
Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord
3. Take 5 minute spiritual breaks
Psalm 27:8 NIV
My heart has heard you say, "Come and talk with me." And my heart responds, "Lord, I am coming."
Psalm 16:8-9 NIV
I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.
4. Read your Bible until God speaks
5. Ask God to give you a listening heart
2 Chronicles 1:7 NIV
That night God appeared to Solomon and said to him, "Ask for whatever you want me to give you.”
2 Chronicles 1:10 NIV
Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?"
1 Kings 3:9 MSG
"Here's what I want: Give me a God-listening heart so I can lead your people well, discerning the difference between good and evil. For who on their own is capable of leading your glorious people?"
6. Before you enter a place ask God to set His peace on it
Matthew 10:12 NLT
When you enter the home, give it your blessing. 13 If it turns out to be a worthy home, let your blessing stand; if it is not, take back the blessing.