Follow John Lindell
In this message, lead Pastor John Lindell speaks on the significance of living by the Spirit and our humility and willingness to follow wherever He leads. Our prayer is this message encourages your heart to be ready and yielded to Him for the move of God in your life.
SeriesThe Prayer Meeting
The Wind of The Spirit
Galatians 5:25 NIV
If people can't see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed.
3 Phrases that describe a visitation of God
1. Great Awakening
3. A move of God
Galatians 5:25 NIV
Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.
1. Holiness increases our sensitivity to the Holy Spirit
Ephesians 4:29-32 NIV
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. (distress, sorrow, heaviness, sad) Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.
Hebrews 12:13 NIV
"Make level paths for your feet," so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
2. The Holy Spirit cannot be controlled
[Jesus said,] "Apart from Me you can do nothing."
James 4:8 NIV
Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom. Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
Matthew 4:1 ESV
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness...
The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness.
Luke 5:17 NLT
One day while Jesus was teaching, some Pharisees and teachers of religious law were sitting nearby. And the Lord's healing power was strongly with Jesus.
Acts 10:38 NIV
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with Him.
3. Responding to the Spirit requires that we die to self
Mark 8:34 NIV
Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
John 3:8 NIV
The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit."
4. To see God do more - we need to spend more time with
Jeremiah 29:13 NIV
You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
2 Chronicles 15:1
The Spirit of God came upon Azariah son of Oded. He went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin. The Lord is with you when you are with him.