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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Revolva(m): 3:36pm On Nov 22
Which holy spirit from where

You guys are nunb

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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Ahijobuzuzu(m): 3:39pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run

Op you already have the Holy Spirit when you became born again. Claim it by faith read Hebrew chapter 11. That's what I did back in school & immediately I went on my knees & I started speaking in tongues. It's instant. Hope to hear from you soonest
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Thelife: 4:01pm On Nov 22
Sodiquinone:
why do u need to have holy spirit??over 1million Christian denominations with different believes and doctrine all claiming to posses the holy spirit, spirit of truth...

over 100 Islamic terrorist groups all claim to be following that useless book called quran( the book that some idiot claim that it is one and was never review) smile yet it produce different peaceful and terrorist head slammer, yet they claim it is word of God.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Thelife: 4:04pm On Nov 22
techrola:

and who told u anyone has received the holy spirit, you received the holy spirit by claiming you have received it like those called God of men..

you mean the same way your gigolo fake prophet mumuhamad receive his quran.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by robosky02(m): 4:26pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run



Let me put you through once and for all



THE BIBLE EVIDENCE OF THE BAPTISM WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT

There are five recorded instances of people receiving the Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts, they are: Acts 2:1-4, Acts 8:14-18, Acts 9:17, and Acts 10:44-46.

The verses given record the five instances of people being filled, covering a period of about 20 years, and involved from one to many individuals. Three times out of the five it is recorded they spoke with Tongues and the other two instances infer they spoke with Tongues.

Paul himself said in I Corinthians 14:18,

*IS IT NECESSARY TO SPEAK IN TONGUES? *

For Salvation, no, but if one wants the true New Testament experience, then one should want to speak with other Tongues exactly as the Bible says. Don’t make the mistake of seeking Tongues, we don’t seek Tongues, we seek the infilling of the Holy Spirit with Tongues being the initial physical evidence one has been filled.

*SEVEN STEPS TO RECEIVING THE INFILLING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT *

1. You must be Born-Again: There is only one requirement for one to be baptized with the Holy Spirit and that is to be Saved. No other requirements are needed. Salvation now prepares one for the Holy Spirit to come and live and work in a new and dynamic fashion.

2. You must decide that it is Scriptural: You must settle it in your spirit once and for all that this great Gift is for all Believers for all time. There must not be any doubt in your heart. Don’t let Satan fill your mind with all kinds of negative thoughts. Don’t let those who are not believers of the Spirit Baptism influence you negatively.

3. You must have Faith: Everything we receive from the Lord is always by Faith. We are to believe what He has promised in His Word, and He has most certainly promised the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:4, Joel 2:28-29, Isa. 28:11-12). Hebrews 11:6 says, “Without Faith it is impossible to please Him: for he that comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a Rewarder of them who diligently seek Him.”

4. You must not fear: Don’t be afraid of opening yourself up to the spirit world, fearing that something of Satan will come upon you. Luke 11:11-13 says: “If a son ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them who ask Him?”

5. What to expect: You are to expect the Holy Spirit to put supernatural words (Tongues) into your spirit, and then for the Holy Spirit to move upon your vocal organs. The Lord will not force you to speak in Tongues. He will give the utterance, but we have to speak.

6. We must yield: By yielding I am meaning that in your heart you should say to the Lord, “I am asking You Lord to fill me with the Holy Spirit and by Faith I now receive.” We are not to beg, for the infilling of the Holy Spirit is a free Gift; neither are we to continually pray out loud in our own Tongue because one cannot speak in two languages at once.

7. Receive: You must understand that God has already given the Spirit and that it is a Gift and, consequently, the only thing one is to do respecting a Gift is to receive it. So you must say, “I am going to receive this Gift of God.”

So now if you haven’t received, then go through these steps and by Faith receive.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Nodogragra4me(m): 4:34pm On Nov 22
jesusjnr2020:
That's the simple process that made the measure of the Holy Ghost those of today have not to be as that which they which were first built upon the Word before the Holy Ghost came upon them had.

That a measure exclusive to those who have been built upon the Word of God as the Peter who said that, and the simple process you speak of can't get that for you.

The new wine must not be spilled because of simple processes. It needs vessels that have the capacity and preparedness to contain it. And that's what the obedience of the Word of God provides.

So do not expect to received the same measure of the Spirit without first keeping the Word of God which is Jesus.


The Holy Spirit is a gift to those who have accepted only Jesus Christ, not partially but completely in words and action as their Lord and Saviour


When your salvation is in place and you receive this gift evidenced by speaking in tongues you become a ”commissioned officer”

What then tells us your rating or rank in this field of power is exploit on behalf of Jesus Christ.

Power is not power. It is in levels. Anointing is not anoiting. It is in measures. Only Jesus had the anointing without measure.

You can't know the word except by the Holy Spirit. He is the decoder of the coded word of God so you cannot first begin to know the word on your own before accepting the Holy Spirit who is supposed to teach you the word. That is religion.. Trying to please or bribe God with our own self made ideas.


All the entire apostle did to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit was believe Jesus Christ and follow his instructions to wait. Instructions are the pathways to our high places in life. They didn't have a knowledge of the word beyond what Jesus did with them and their past knowledge of the scriptures.


The Holy Spirit cannot indwell anyone who has alternate means other than Jesus Christ of reaching the almighty God. Anyone praying to God through any other means is in disobedience and cannot harbour the Spirit of Jesus Christ.

Infilling follows your walk with the Lord through his appointed means
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by golamike: 4:41pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run

First, you need to acknowledge that the Holy Spirit is a "He" and not an "it". He is a person and not an inanimate object and should be addressed as such.
Second, you need to release yourself to the Spirit. The level of you He has access to determines the level of Him you experience.

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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Rrchrd(m): 4:47pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run
What kind of Holy Spirit
cos we have 7 Gifts of the holy spirit
1.)The Gift of Knowledge
2.)The gift of Wisdom
3.)The gift of Understanding
4.)The gift of Prophecy
5.)The gift of Healing & Deliverance
6.)The gift of Fortitude
7.)The gift of fear of the Lord

Or are you talking about the one that would make you vibrate like an engine
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Myer: 4:48pm On Nov 22
JourneytoEL:
I've had a good number but the problem is the time to type them. The major problem i had was i didn't understand what i was going through and at a point i was thinking i was under a demonic attack. When i received the Holy Spirit, i didn't know something like that existed. Infact, prior to then, i was so ignorant about christianity that i laughed at people who speak in tongues. The day it happened i found myself speaking in the tongues in the midst of a worship service. The more i tried to stop it the more it continued, so i stopped fighting it because i was enjoying the calm. "Problem" now started whenbi got home but i couldn't pray with English alone. whenever i want to pray i would start speaking in tongues involuntarily, at this point i felt tongues were indeed demonic to stop me from praying. So whenever i was praying and tongues issue started, i will start fighting hard to stop it. Little did i know i was grieving the Holy Spirit. I was also led to start praying at midnight. Whenever i was praying, my palms will begin to vibrate uncontrollably or i would fall down or feel vibrations. But in His mercy, he guided me to know him. I got to listen to Selman, Enenche, Arome's messages on the Holy Spirit. He also led me to Hagin and Hinn's books. That was how i learnt who the Holy Spirit was. I don't want to talk about the supernatural encounters like the healing and deliverance because of time. But, the greatest lesson i have in all this is, it is Jesus that gives the Holy Spirit but not in the fullest measure because you can waste it if you don't understand what is happening. The parable of the talents and how Jesus didn't allow food to waste after feeding the 5000 explains it. It is just like when you give birth to a child, you start with feeding with milk, then pap before you graduate to fufu. Same as it is here, when you receive the Holy Spirit, you need to develop it by reading about him, next fellowshipping with him in prayers, then learn his voice and how to distinguish his from that of flesh and the devil, next be obedient to his voice. It is after this you will begin to see the full manifestation of casting out demons etc. Even in the bible, Jesus trained his disciples for 3yrs, before giving them the gift of the Spirit. So, i would advise anyone to read about it so that you won't waste it like i almost did.

You didn't answer my question.
What extraordinary experiences like the early disciples have you experienced such as performing miracles, prophesying, etc.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Dosoq(f): 4:57pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run

Mark 16:17
These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak in new tongues;
Mark 16:17 AMP

My dear,sincerely ask God to fill you up with his spirit,he will.(1 john 5:14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:
1 John 5:14 KJV.


I can list out the benefits of the holy spirit to you if you're interested.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by peculi(f): 5:06pm On Nov 22
If you're born again, it's very easy and simple to receive the holy spirit.

1. Hunger for him
2. Yield yourself to him
3 Recieve him, either by laying of hands, by a Christian who is filled with the holy spirit, or you open your mouth and ask.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by infini771: 6:02pm On Nov 22
If you believe Jesus is the son of God, believe also that he died for your sin. Then confess with your mouth that he is the Lord of your life and there you have it, the holy spirit will come into your life.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by payloader(m): 6:07pm On Nov 22
Your problem is lack of knowledge. Jesus said, "If you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your kids, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him". All you have to do is ask Him to come into your life and take charge. Fellowship with Him through scriptural declarations, fasting and prayer, meditation on God's word, listening to Him, consciously walking in righteousness, and fellowship with the saints. Soon enough, He will start showing up in your affairs, and you will start experiencing His awesome presence in your life, and hear Him speak. He's an awesome companion, too awesome for description.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by MiaBeer(m): 6:14pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run

Ask God that question and patiently await His answers. Unlike others, He won't mislead you.

Good Luck
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by jamesjohn2010: 6:34pm On Nov 22
The Bible is written or spoken in allegories and most things you read are not as literal as they mean. The Bible says Jesus will speak in parables. To you ( true believers), understanding is given. To them ( unbelievers), they won't understand. It pleases the Lord so.

You need God Himself to tell you what they mean. You learn to listen to the holy spirit.

The Academic gurus brainstorm and attach whatever meaning that caught their fancy when they read the scriptures. Some of those books you read too are mere figments of man's imagination and uninspired. Sometimes, it is mixed with real truth though.


Our earthly knowledge and understanding of affairs is a great barrier to Faith.

Upon this Rock (personal revelation of the meaning of God's word) shall I build my church (the real true believers), and the gates of hell ( false preachers/interpreters/ prophets/pastors) shall not prevail. Pastors have misinterpreted the rock to mean Peter.

Another snag is the issue of anointing.
Anointing doesn't take us to heaven. Many anointed ministers working miracles through God's power will still go to hell if they refuse to obey the holy spirit.

The gifts of God is without repentance. People now sell the anointing for money. That's not the original purpose.

Satan had great anointing from God yet rejected. He can still work miracles!

Anointing for miracles is a bait that attract fishes( people) to hear the real word of God and repent and do God's will.
Follow me, I will make you fishers of men
People are no longer after the word but anointing. That's really funny!

If someone else that knows tells you what each word or passage mean you will not still believe until the spirit gives you personal understanding. This is why alone with God is necessary.


Speaking in tongues is just one of the numerous evidences of the presence of Holy Spirit. These signs shall follow them that believe, speaking with new tongues, deliverance from evil, healing, taken up deadly thing/serpent and not be hurt.

Some people spoke in tongues these days and are not inspired by Holy spirit.

Some pastors heal and prophecy and yet don't speak in tongues.

It is not everyone that has the gift of healing.

You can have the holy spirit and yet not speak in tongues. Many of Nigerian general overseers does not buy this concept and so are their members but very true.

The principle of repentance, baptism of water and baptism of Holy ghost is very valid in that order.

The Principle of repentance, baptism of Holy spirit, water baptism is also valid. Each of the elements is deep and not academic. The common denominator and prerequisite is repentance.

For you to have the desire to have the holy Spirit, you probably may have it already. You need more infilling most likely for experiential effect. No man can come to me except my father draws him. The Holy spirit will lead you to all truth. If otherwise, follow the principle. It doesn't require much of your effort. It's a free gift. You don't need to shout or fast too much just have a clear heart ready to follow His promptings. The more you follow righteous promptings the better. Otherwise you will be grieving Him and He may just be quiet all the while.

The Bible is symbolic. You can also ride on the shoulders of spirit filled men to understand some things.

Thanks.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by MightySparrow: 7:10pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run
You will meet some wrong teachers on Nairaland, however, read the Acts of Apostles, pray to God to give you the experience. I tell you, it is a sweet experience.

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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by PolymathDave(m): 7:46pm On Nov 22
shadeyinka:

Thanks a lot bro!

I also think that Pastors should stop preaching that speaking in tongues is the EVIDENCE of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit.
I agree, it is the Spirit that gives the utterance as He wills, no amount of tarrying will make you to receive the Holy Spirit if He wills not to give you, also He gives gifts in a way that profits the church of God, He helps oversee the will of God, He surely knows what is best.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by JourneytoEL(f): 7:57pm On Nov 22
Myer:


You didn't answer my question.
What extraordinary experiences like the early disciples have you experienced such as performing miracles, prophesying, etc.
when you receive the Holy Spirit you don't just go around performing miracles. You need to pay the price. Observe that when Jesus was baptized, the Holy Spirit came upon him in the form of a dove. But he didn't start performing miracles immediately, rather the Holy Spirit took him to wilderness to fast for 40days and be tempted. You see, even though he was a whole big Jesus, he had to follow the protocol of paying the price by prevailing in fasting and prayer before performing miracles. Even the apostles, despite receiving the Holy Spirit had to be persecuted and give to a life of prayer before even their shadow could heal the sick. As for myself, when i received the Holy Spirit, i was led by the Holy Spirit to pray at midnight. Prior to then, i always had malaria every 3months, but it has been months i had malaria or fell ill. Before my child falls ill, i do see myself in my dream praying for his healing, so whenever he begins to fall ill, i pray for him and he receives his healing. So since then, i haven't spent a dime on drugs or hospital bills. I do receive revelations from my dreams unlike before, like very clear and precise revelations, mostly about my family members and people i know, like who is about to die and in what manner, who is about to give birth and the sex, whose financial status is about to change for better. I haven't really received prophesies so i can't say i have gotten the gift yet, but i know i received that of healing and warfare, only problem now is i am pregnant so i can't fast and i find it difficult to pray at night because of my job and condition, so the revelations have reduced.

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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Phraences: 8:05pm On Nov 22
Hotonions:
I need your advice on how to go about with this. I am born again and I have been baptized for years now and yet I don't feel like I posses the holy spirit it's something I want really badly and yet I don't see myself receiving it.
Note: this is not as a result of lack of belief because I very much believe in the holy spirit and his works.
I also know that with the Holy Spirit to navigate you, the race becomes easier to run


I know what you mean and i feel the same way sometimes. It's sort of like hearing about something without having experiencing it. You want to feel the holy spirit and know he's there with you and not just imagine he is there. It's like when the bible says things like "you have not been given a spirit of fear, but of power, of love and a sound mind" but you feel the fear of the unknown pushing at the edges of your sanity. Sometimes i wish Jesus had never come or if he came he never left (i mean physically). Seeing something is different from imagining it. Let me stop here before i write an epistle....

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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by shadeyinka(m): 8:41pm On Nov 22
PolymathDave:

I agree, it is the Spirit that gives the utterance as He wills, no amount of tarrying will make you to receive the Holy Spirit if He wills not to give you, also He gives gifts in a way that profits the church of God, He helps oversee the will of God, He surely knows what is best.
I think what is wrong is that our men of God mix up
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
with
The Operations in the attributes of the gift

The gifts and offices of the Holy Spirit is well known as in 1Cor12:1-
These are supernatural abilities given by the Holy Spirit to every believer as He wills for the edification of the body of Christ.

Even though the gifts and offices exist, every believer is supposed and expected to operate in each not necessarily because they have been given the gifts.

Let me explain:
Every Christian is expected to give but not every Christian have the gift of giving.

Every Christian is expected to have faith but not every Christian have the gift of faith.

Every Christian is expected to teach but not every Christian have the gift/office of teaching.

Every Christian is expected to heal but not every Christian have the gift of healing.

Every Christian is expected to prophecy but not every Christian have the gift/office of a prophet.
e.t.c.

Just look at each of the available gifts and office, you will see that with or without the gifts, EVERY Christians is expected to operate in each one of them.


Such is Speaking in Tongues which can exist as a GIFT or as an OPERATION. 99% of those who speak in tongues do NOT have the gift of Tongues. The Gift of Tongue is meant to be Understood while the Operations may not be interpreted. This is why if tongues doesn not have an interpretation in worship, then the speaker should speak to himself.


1Cor 14:5: "I would that you all spoke with tongues but rather that you prophesied: for greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying."

1Cor 14:2: "For he that speaks in an unknown tongue speaks not to men, but to God: for no man understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries."

1Cor 14:4: "He that speaks in an unknown tongue edifies himself; but he that prophesies edifies the church."

1Cor 14:6: "Now, brothers, if I come to you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?"

1Cor 14:9: "So likewise you, except you utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for you shall speak into the air."

1Cor 14:19: "Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue."

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Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 8:56pm On Nov 22
Ahijobuzuzu:
Op you already have the Holy Spirit when you became born again. Claim it by faith read Hebrew chapter 11. That's what I did back in school & immediately I went on my knees & I started speaking in tongues. It's instant. Hope to hear from you soonest
Where in the Gospel of the Kingdom of Heaven did Jesus Christ tell you that the Spirit of God is a silent partner in your walk?
Also, where did Jesus Christ suggest that to be convinced of the Spirit in You, you need to "claim it"? Stop believing the lies that are doctrines and traditions of men, many of whom are themselves thoroughly deceived. At least learn to check whatever you hear them say against what is in fact recorded as Truth of Jesus Christ in the Gospels.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by kareemkamil(m): 8:57pm On Nov 22
By sterving ur self 40days & 40night
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 8:59pm On Nov 22
MightySparrow:
You will meet some wrong teachers on Nairaland, however, read the Acts of Apostles, pray to God to give you the experience. I tell you, it is a sweet experience.
You forget that those who are recorded to have received the Holy Spirit in the book of Acts, did the work that was necessary for them to in the Gospels.

Had the disciples, and everyone else recorded in the book of Acts to have received the spirit, not done the work as commanded by Jesus Christ and recorded in the Gospels, do you think the Spirit of God would have found them worthy vessels for His person? undecided
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 9:04pm On Nov 22
payloader:
Your problem is lack of knowledge. Jesus said, "If you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your kids, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him". All you have to do is ask Him to come into your life and take charge. Fellowship with Him through scriptural declarations, fasting and prayer, meditation on God's word, listening to Him, consciously walking in righteousness, and fellowship with the saints. Soon enough, He will start showing up in your affairs, and you will start experiencing His awesome presence in your life, and hear Him speak. He's an awesome companion, too awesome for description.
The Spirit of God is not "A gift" from God, He is instead Jesus's Christ's proxy. Think carefully will you! He is the seal of the New Covenant that is Jesus Christ.

You don't tell Him to come into your life for Him to do so. No, you have to show yourself worthy of Him for Him, of His will, to come into your life. He is not your puppet or your property... He is God and will only inhabit vessels that are worthy of Him, and the only way to become so is to obey the commandments of Jesus Christ. All the fasting, Prayer and meditation in the world will not change what Jesus Christ has said is the only way to become Born of the SPirit of God i.e. Become worthy of Him.

Obedience is the key into the Kingdom of God. Acceptance means obedience of His commandments. No one can become a follower of Jesus Christ simply by wishing for it. Jesus required that those who choose to follow Him do the work that He commands they first do i.e. Obey that which He has stipulated.

1. Be prepared to abandon parents, brother, sister, children, spouse, in-laws, e.t.c.
2. Abandon all that you know/believe, have, and all that you are
3. Bear your own burden (not someone else's cross- not even your family's or children's)

Matthew 10 vs 34-39
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34. “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace. I came to bring trouble.[h]
35. I have come to make this happen:
‘A son will turn against his father.
A daughter will turn against her mother.
A daughter-in-law will turn against her mother-in-law.
36. Even members of your own family will be your enemies.’
37. “Those who love their father or mother more than they love me are not worthy of me. And those who love their son or daughter more than they love me are not worthy of me.
38. Those who will not accept the cross that is given to them when they follow me are not worthy of me.
39. Those who try to keep the life they have will lose it. But those who give up their life for me will find true life.

4. Become a child again in your thinking and your actions

Matthew 14 vs 23-24
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23. Then he said, “The truth is, you must change your thinking and become like little children. If you don’t do this, you will never enter God’s kingdom.
24. The greatest person in God’s kingdom is the one who makes himself humble like this child.
5. Be prepared to lose life(reputation, career, control, property, etc.)

Matthew 16 vs 24-27
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24. Then Jesus said to his followers, “If any of you want to be my follower, you must stop thinking about yourself and what you want. You must be willing to carry the cross that is given to you for following me.
25. Any of you who try to save the life you have will lose it. But you who give up your life for me will find true life.
26. It is worth nothing for you to have the whole world if you yourself are lost. You could never pay enough to buy back your life.
27. The Son of Man will come again with his Father’s glory and with his angels. And he will reward everyone for what they have done.

6. Desire above all to find and enter the Kingdom of God and also walk the path of righteousness, with God as your guide every step
7. Let go of all control you have over your life and circumstances, allowing God to take care of your every need

Matthew 6 vs 25-34
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25. “So I tell you, don’t worry about the things you need to live—what you will eat, drink, or wear. Life is more important than food, and the body is more important than what you put on it.
26. Look at the birds. They don’t plant, harvest, or save food in barns, but your heavenly Father feeds them. Don’t you know you are worth much more than they are?
27. You cannot add any time to your life by worrying about it.
28. “And why do you worry about clothes? Look at the wildflowers in the field. See how they grow. They don’t work or make clothes for themselves.
29. But I tell you that even Solomon, the great and rich king, was not dressed as beautifully as one of these flowers.
30. If God makes what grows in the field so beautiful, what do you think he will do for you? It’s just grass—one day it’s alive, and the next day someone throws it into a fire. But God cares enough to make it beautiful. Surely he will do much more for you. Your faith is so small!
31. “Don’t worry and say, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’
32. That’s what those people who don’t know God are always thinking about. Don’t worry, because your Father in heaven knows that you need all these things.
33. What you should want most is God’s kingdom and doing what he wants you to do. Then he will give you all these other things you need.
34. So don’t worry about tomorrow. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Tomorrow will have its own worries.
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Matthew 6 vs 5-15
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5. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
6. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
7. “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.
8. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
9. Pray then like this:
“Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.[a]
10. Your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
[b] 11.
Give us this day our daily bread,[c]
12. and forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13. And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.[d]

14. For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,
15. but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 9:07pm On Nov 22
infini771:
If you believe Jesus is the son of God, believe also that he died for your sin. Then confess with your mouth that he is the Lord of your life and there you have it, the holy spirit will come into your life.
That is a lie... the statement above has no bearing on the words of Jesus Christ Himself. It may be what your pastors have told you but the truth is far from it.

To gain salvation, you simply have to believe in Jesus Christ, and what you get is salvation from the condemnation of sin and death which is eternal life. Being saved is not the same thing as being born again. No, to become born again, you have to submit to the lead of the Spirit of God and obey the commandments of Jesus Christ, the New Covenant. Jesus Christ even made it easy when He set out only about 7 commandments for all those who want to become born again.

Obedience is the key into the Kingdom of God. Acceptance means obedience of His commandments. No one can become a follower of Jesus Christ simply by wishing for it. Jesus required that those who choose to follow Him do the work that He commands they first do i.e. Obey that which He has stipulated.

1. Be prepared to abandon parents, brother, sister, children, spouse, in-laws, e.t.c.
2. Abandon all that you know/believe, have, and all that you are
3. Bear your own burden (not someone else's cross- not even your family's or children's)

Matthew 10 vs 34-39
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34. “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace. I came to bring trouble.[h]
35. I have come to make this happen:
‘A son will turn against his father.
A daughter will turn against her mother.
A daughter-in-law will turn against her mother-in-law.
36. Even members of your own family will be your enemies.’
37. “Those who love their father or mother more than they love me are not worthy of me. And those who love their son or daughter more than they love me are not worthy of me.
38. Those who will not accept the cross that is given to them when they follow me are not worthy of me.
39. Those who try to keep the life they have will lose it. But those who give up their life for me will find true life.

4. Become a child again in your thinking and your actions

Matthew 14 vs 23-24
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23. Then he said, “The truth is, you must change your thinking and become like little children. If you don’t do this, you will never enter God’s kingdom.
24. The greatest person in God’s kingdom is the one who makes himself humble like this child.
5. Be prepared to lose life(reputation, career, control, property, etc.)

Matthew 16 vs 24-27
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24. Then Jesus said to his followers, “If any of you want to be my follower, you must stop thinking about yourself and what you want. You must be willing to carry the cross that is given to you for following me.
25. Any of you who try to save the life you have will lose it. But you who give up your life for me will find true life.
26. It is worth nothing for you to have the whole world if you yourself are lost. You could never pay enough to buy back your life.
27. The Son of Man will come again with his Father’s glory and with his angels. And he will reward everyone for what they have done.

6. Desire above all to find and enter the Kingdom of God and also walk the path of righteousness, with God as your guide every step
7. Let go of all control you have over your life and circumstances, allowing God to take care of your every need

Matthew 6 vs 25-34
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25. “So I tell you, don’t worry about the things you need to live—what you will eat, drink, or wear. Life is more important than food, and the body is more important than what you put on it.
26. Look at the birds. They don’t plant, harvest, or save food in barns, but your heavenly Father feeds them. Don’t you know you are worth much more than they are?
27. You cannot add any time to your life by worrying about it.
28. “And why do you worry about clothes? Look at the wildflowers in the field. See how they grow. They don’t work or make clothes for themselves.
29. But I tell you that even Solomon, the great and rich king, was not dressed as beautifully as one of these flowers.
30. If God makes what grows in the field so beautiful, what do you think he will do for you? It’s just grass—one day it’s alive, and the next day someone throws it into a fire. But God cares enough to make it beautiful. Surely he will do much more for you. Your faith is so small!
31. “Don’t worry and say, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’
32. That’s what those people who don’t know God are always thinking about. Don’t worry, because your Father in heaven knows that you need all these things.
33. What you should want most is God’s kingdom and doing what he wants you to do. Then he will give you all these other things you need.
34. So don’t worry about tomorrow. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Tomorrow will have its own worries.
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Matthew 6 vs 5-15
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5. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
6. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
7. “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.
8. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
9. Pray then like this:
“Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.[a]
10. Your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
[b] 11.
Give us this day our daily bread,[c]
12. and forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13. And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.[d]

14. For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,
15. but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 9:08pm On Nov 22
Charliewyt:
Spirit Controlled Temperament by Tim LaHaye will do just fine.
That book and its author are filled with lies. Read instead the Gospels as contained in the Bible to learn everything you need to of how to become worthy of being a follower of Jesus Christ i.e. Born of His Spirit.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 9:15pm On Nov 22
Toks2008:
Very easy..
If you speak in tongues already then it means you are already baptized with the Holy spirit but if you don't speak in tongues yet then do this...
This night just go into your room, go on your knees and start worshipping GOD, as you worship him, the Holy spirit will come upon you and you will start to speak in tongues.
The tongues will come when you free yourself and start speaking it out when it comes, the devil will tell you to shut up that you are mumbling rubbish but don't give in, just speak out and there you are.
You are baptized with the Holy spirit and when the Holy spirit comes upon you, it will be a whole new experience..
There are many spirits out there, be careful that you are not channelling them as so many so-called Christians are already known to.

The majority of so-called born-agains today exhibit what is called "glossolalia" when they claim to speak in tongues, and this is no different from the kind of "speaking in tongues" or what I like to call "speaking in gibberish" found among pagans and witches. If you want confirmation of the spirit of the antichrist, then go right ahead and continue trying to force yourself to "invoke" a spirit your way. Be sure that any spirit you are able to invoke of your will is not of God.. certainly not the spirit of God.

For according to Jesus Christ, He only comes to those who have done what is commanded of them by Him. The Spirit is not a servant of yours but instead is a proxy for the one who is master over you and so, He does not obey you but you are meant to follow His lead by submitting complete control over your life and self to Him.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Funkybabee(f): 9:32pm On Nov 22
Go and attend winners wofbi and prepare your mind and spirit for it, during the holy ghost ministration the spirit will fall on you if you have high expectations for him and mostly stay far away from sin. holy Spirit is not an hypocrites.

option2

fast for 7days, stay away from sin. on the last day after your fast, begin to speak any thing with any tongue, I mean anything even if it's jagons under highly worship song maybe you are yahweh or you are Jehovah and be concentrated.


holy ghost will dwell on you seeing your light heart.

wish you best bro, try to hv it, life without holy Spirit is dulless


but I prefer number on for you, because it will be under someone anointing, and it free
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Myer: 9:32pm On Nov 22
JourneytoEL:
when you receive the Holy Spirit you don't just go around performing miracles. You need to pay the price. Observe that when Jesus was baptized, the Holy Spirit came upon him in the form of a dove. But he didn't start performing miracles immediately, rather the Holy Spirit took him to wilderness to fast for 40days and be tempted. You see, even though he was a whole big Jesus, he had to follow the protocol of paying the price by prevailing in fasting and prayer before performing miracles. Even the apostles, despite receiving the Holy Spirit had to be persecuted and give to a life of prayer before even their shadow could heal the sick. As for myself, when i received the Holy Spirit, i was led by the Holy Spirit to pray at midnight. Prior to then, i always had malaria every 3months, but it has been months i had malaria or fell ill. Before my child falls ill, i do see myself in my dream praying for his healing, so whenever he begins to fall ill, i pray for him and he receives his healing. So since then, i haven't spent a dime on drugs or hospital bills. I do receive revelations from my dreams unlike before, like very clear and precise revelations, mostly about my family members and people i know, like who is about to die and in what manner, who is about to give birth and the sex, whose financial status is about to change for better. I haven't really received prophesies so i can't say i have gotten the gift yet, but i know i received that of healing and warfare, only problem now is i am pregnant so i can't fast and i find it difficult to pray at night because of my job and condition, so the revelations have reduced.

I like your honesty.
You seem genuine. More Grace to you.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Kobojunkiee: 9:41pm On Nov 22
backbone503:
The Holy Spirit is the essence of God that sustains all life forms. It is omnipresent, hence, you can't "posses" it.

View It like the ocean, and you, a thirsty person standing at the shore starring at it. You can only drink or partake of it only to the extent at which you have the capacity to. Expand your vessel and you'll "have" more of it.
While this sounds good in theory, it stands contrary to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Re: How Do I Receive The Holy Spirit? by Toks2008(m): 9:42pm On Nov 22
Kobojunkiee:
There are many spirits out there, be careful that you are not channelling them as so many so-called Christians are already known to.

The majority of so-called born-agains today exhibit what is called "glossolalia" when they claim to speak in tongues, and this is no different from the kind of "speaking in tongues" or what I like to call "speaking in gibberish" found among pagans and witches. If you want confirmation of the spirit of the antichrist, then go right ahead and continue trying to force yourself to "invoke" a spirit your way. Be sure that any spirit you are able to invoke of your will is not of God.. certainly not the spirit of God.

For according to Jesus Christ, He only comes to those who have done what is commanded of them by Him. The Spirit is not a servant of yours but instead is a proxy for the one who is master over you and so, He does not obey you but you are meant to follow His lead by submitting complete control over your life and self to Him.


ok thanks but if he does what i asked him to do and he is truly born again, the right spirit will come upon him.

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