The Holy Spirit filled, led, anointed believer

 

Gal 2:2 KJV   And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles,

To be led directly by the Holy Spirit even these days is a normal Christian walk.
 
One also  has to have first plenty of real personal Christian experiences, to have really studied the Bible directly itself before one can even next start to study what the other Books say about the Bible. It is thus always firstly better to rely on the Holy Spirit’s direct teaching to us than those of others..
 
The Devil and unconfessed, UNREPENTANT personal Sin will keep many  away from the Bible.. and not let the Holy Spirit speak to them more clearly through it too. The sinners be do not like  to read the Bible cause they are scared of the truth they will find out about themselves even.. their need of both Slvation and personal repentance.
 
God’s saving grace works in the life of a believer in such a manner that He God through his Holy Spirit eventually can turn the cooperative sinner into having virtues of a  the saint.

The saintly characteristic that marks each Christian is the Holy Spirit’s work in his or her life, conforming them to a likeness of Jesus Christ includes  ((Gal 5:22 KJV)   the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23  Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. 24   And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. 26  Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.) and since ((2 Pet 1:3 KJV)  According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 4  Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. )  with all of  this attesting the  grace of God by our  still application of our personal reliance  on the Holy Spirit for our personal faith, walk is s evidenced in our visible  personal joy, peace, goodness, meekness, love, patience, faithfulness, and self-control.
 
It is thus very clear that in the opening section of Peter’s second epistle which  attends to this very matter Peter does not intend for any of the Christian persons, readers to wrongfully to think that he or she might, on their own, by only their own effort, attain to any virtue that is acceptable to God.
 
Apostle Paul attests the same facts in  (Galatians  2:16 KJV)  Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified. 17 But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God forbid. 18  For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor. 19  For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.20  I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. 21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
 
(Gal 3:1 KJV)  O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?2   This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?3  Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh? 4  Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.5  He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
 
While Apostle Paul also writes
 
(2 Tim 2:15 KJV)  Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.16   But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
 
Clearly studying the Bible also cannot be done in our own wisdom, insights, even here we have to humbly, prayerfully pray and ask the Holy Spirit to guide and lead us in all truth
 
(John 16:13 KJV)  Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.
 
(John 16:15 KJV)  All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall show it unto you.
 
…yet many many persons do not, they wrongfully rely on the sold books, tapes, videos, seminars, dictionary, expository.. MANY WRITTEN STILL IN THE FLESH TOO.
 
Why do so many persons still using this false and unacceptable still  approach? Many they are yet not fully broken before God, have not totally cast themselves on his mercy, grace, have not abandoned self, the flesh or it’s lusts as well, and they also yet have not learned to seek God with all of their heart, to humbly come before God desiring to know his truth… to patiently wait on the Holy Spirit for his guidance, strength.. so they study also the Bible in the flesh, in their own limited, false approach still.
 
So how do we properly wait on the Holy Spirit to teach us?
 
First question we do still do personally need to look at before we can tackle any harder issues next too. God has the answer.. now we need to get it from Him..
 
There are two ways of asking the Holy Spirit to be involved in any process of guidance, studies, transformations,  even the one leading to our own holiness, or our personal goals, or they should be rather God’s goals..
 
– One is to ask The Holy Spirit to assist with our efforts and we purse on with them..
 
This the way of ethics: we do the planning, we make the efforts, and the Spirit is asked to help.
 
– The other way is to leave everything to the Spirit. We do nothing but pray, and leave everything to the Spirit.
 
Both of these approaches by themselves  are wrong, but of these two the first one is probably the one we have to watch out more carefully at this time of widespread rationalism and planning, taking control of one life.
 
The solution to both approaches is actually next the same, for the first thing we have to do is by faith wait on the Holy Spirit asking him what to do and when he tells us to do it next  by faith as he leads, guides us…. now why do many persons till do not use this approach..
 
The Devil and unconfessed, UNREPENTANT personal Sin will keep them away from the Bible.. and not let the Holy Spirit speak to them more clearly through it too.
 
(Psa 119:173 KJV)  Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. 174 I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight. 175   Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me. 176  I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.
 
(Rom 10:17 KJV)  So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
 
(Isa 8:19 KJV)  And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead?
 
(Isa 8:20 KJV)  To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
 
(Heb 10:38 KJV)  Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
 
(Heb 10:39 KJV)  But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
 
When you want to know what to do, pray for the Holy Spirit to Guide you and read firstly, mediate on the  Bible itself.. not books, not other people’s sermons.. or their books, videos, tapes. expositions.
 
Speaking of writings, books too.. . Ever wonder why there are so few books, material on the fact the Holy Spirit is Holy, The Holy Spirit is HOLY.. Holy is also part of his name.. Most s people do not firstly want to see it, they would have to admit they are sinning against him.. by doing their own thing too.. not letting him still guide them.  Sad.
 
While God will do his part related to the  the issue of overcoming sin, sanctification, Holiness and as to how we can personally live a holy life still  we also must do our own parts..  A successful recipe  requires ingredients and a cook too.
 
Even for any  Christians  ACTING WITH DISOBEDIENCE towards the Holy Spirit may next bring real and strong personal judgment  
 
Annanias and Saphira ‘lied to the Holy Spirit’ and instantly fell down dead (Acts 5:1-10). The author of Hebrews warns of sinning against the  Holy Spirit: ” If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left, but only a fearful expectation of judgment and of raging fire that will consume the enemies of God. Anyone who rejected the law of Moses died without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. How much more severely do you think a man deserves to be punished who has trampled the Son of God under foot, who has treated as an unholy thing the blood of the covenant that sanctified him, and who has insulted the Spirit of grace? For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” (Hebrews 10:26-31)
 
(Psa 27:14 KJV)  Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
 
(Psa 37:34 KJV)  Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
 
(Prov 20:22 KJV)  Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
 
The Holy Spirit filled,  led, anointed believer knows now firsthand the value of a daily Biblical Quiet time with God morning and night to effectively deal with all life has to throw at us.. this is a great time for the Holy Spirit to guide and lead us into all truth too.
 
(Psa 119:173 KJV)  Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts. 174 I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight. 175   Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me. 176  I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.
 
(Psa 120:1 KJV)  A Song of degrees. In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me. (Psa 120:5 KJV)  Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!6 My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace. 7 I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.
 
Some persons still really cannot live in peace, for their sins, their lusts, their unepentancess troubles them,  and wrongfully stirs them up in the flesh..
 
Waiting patiently quietly before God in his word, in the morning  has been  worth it for   when sin, evil spirits, and proud men now had  tried to prevail over us we would have perished unless God had been our refuse, our help and strength.
 
(Psa 121:1 KJV)  A Song of degrees. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2  My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth. 3   He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
 
 (Psa 121:5 KJV)  The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand. 6 The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. 7 The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.  8 The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
 
(Psa 122:1 KJV)  I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.
 
(Psa 123:1 KJV)  A Song of degrees. Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.
 
(Psa 123:2 KJV)  Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us. 3   Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt. 4  Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.
 
(Psa 124:1 KJV)  A Song of degrees of David. If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say; 2 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us: 3  Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: 4  Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul: 5 Then the proud waters had gone over our soul.
 
(Psa 124:6 KJV)  Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth.7  Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.  8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
 
(Psa 125:1 KJV)   They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. 2  As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever. 3  For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
 
 (Psa 125:4 KJV)  Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.5  As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: 
 
(Psa 126:2 KJV)  Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. 3   The LORD hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
 
(Psa 126:4 KJV)  Turn again our captivity, O LORD, as the streams in the south.
 
(Psa 126:5 KJV)  They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. 6   He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
 
(Psa 127:1 KJV)   Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. 2  It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
 
(Prov 3:5 KJV)  Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
 
(Prov 3:6 KJV)  In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
 
(Prov 3:7 KJV)  Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. 8   It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.

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About thenonconformer

I am a Canadian, retired and I do have an Engineering degree, from Concordia University , Montreal 1968, plus I had also now worked as a Re/Max Realtor in Calgary too.
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