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In this message, Pastor John Lindell speaks on the supernatural life of the believer as we experience a fresh revival in our time. Our Prayer is this would encourage you to dive deeper with God as we witness heaven coming to earth before our eyes.
Scripture ReferenceActs 10:1-22
The Supernatural Life of the Believer
At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment.
Acts 10:2 NIV
He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.
Acts 10:3 NIV
One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision.
Acts 10:3-4 NIV
One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, "Cornelius!" And he stared at him in terror...
Hebrews 13:2 NLT
Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!
Hebrews 1:14 NIV
Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?
Acts 1:10-11 NIV
They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. "Men of Galilee," they said, "why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven."
Acts 5:18-20 NIV
They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. "Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life."
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Go south to the road — the desert road — that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza."
Acts 12:7-10 NIV
Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him up. "Quick, get up!" he said, and the chains fell off Peter's wrists. Then the angel said to him, "Put on your clothes and sandals." And Peter did so. "Wrap your cloak around you and follow me," the angel told him. Peter followed him out of the prison, but he had no idea that what the angel was doing was really happening; he thought he was seeing a vision. They passed the first and second guards and came to the iron gate leading to the city. It opened for them by itself, and they went through it. When they had walked the length of one street, suddenly the angel left him.
On the appointed day Herod, wearing his royal robes, sat on his throne and delivered a public address to the people. They shouted, "This is the voice of a god, not of a man." Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.
Acts 27:23-24 NIV
Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me and said, 'Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.'
One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, "Cornelius!" And he stared at him in terror. What is it, Lord?" he asked. The angel answered, "Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God. Now send men to Joppa to bring back a man named Simon who is called Peter. He is staying with Simon the tanner, whose house is by the sea."
Acts 10:7-10 NIV
When the angel who spoke to him had gone, Cornelius called two of his servants and a devout soldier who was one of his attendants. He told them everything that had happened and sent them to Joppa. About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance.
Acts 10:10 NIV
and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance (ekstasis) ecstasy.
Genesis 15:12-17 NLT
As the sun was going down, Abram fell into a deep sleep (tardemah, eckstasis), and a terrifying darkness came down over him. Then the LORD said to Abram, "You can be sure that your descendants will be strangers in a foreign land, where they will be oppressed as slaves for 400 years. But I will punish the nation that enslaves them, and in the end they will come away with great wealth. Abram saw a smoking firepot and a flaming torch pass between the halves of the carcasses.