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Helpful Information: The Holy Spirit

Discussion in 'Controversial Christian Theology' started by Agallagher, Jan 7, 2021.

  1. Agallagher

    Agallagher Slow learner.

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    Have you read the new testament?

    If you have not read the new testament, there is a section where the Jesus Christ is told by a man, who was a Pharisee, named Nicodemus who was a ruler of the Jews, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

    Then Jesus Christ responses to this is unless a man is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus in response to this, how can you be born again, I'm a grown man, how am I to go through my mothers womb again?

    Jesus Christ response once again is, that unless you are born of water and of the Spirit, He cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of flesh is flesh, and that which is born of Spirit is Spirit.

    How do you see this?

    My response to this is that the more you read the Word of God, and if you are paying attention to what it is saying completely rather than, simply reading for the sake of reading but reading for understanding.

    We can see that Jesus Christ is talking about the Kingdom of God, no one can see it. The Kingdom of God must be invisible, so is the Holy Spirit that invisible that comes from God, to believers and it is received in life by accepting God, and/ if you have heard of Jesus, by accepting the Lord Jesus Christ who died, and was risen again by God, and the Lord Jesus Christ brings the spirit with-in us which is unseen.

    This is being reborn, belief in God, you have repented. Now saying God with a capital G, it means the creator God, the one who was Word once was with, before coming down to Earth.

    If you have repented and turned from darkness towards the Light of all men, the Lord Jesus Christ, an you have faith and trust in God and His Son, you have been born again.

    It's up to you what you will do with this spirit God has freely given unto you.

    Know these two things. You are able to build the spirit up inside of you if you go and build your faith and trust in God, that spirit inside of you will get stronger.

    We will not be perfect, however we are given the strength that comes from God, to overcome the self/flesh - which can create chaos, meanness, unloving, unkindness, non-gentleness, anxiety (that leads to self deprecation), depression, we will have to suffer in this flesh because of these things the flesh can do.

    However with the Holy Spirit, and the Word of God and those who worship God in spirit and in truth, can remind you of this very next thing.

    With the Word of God, it says nothing can separate us from Gods love in Christ Jesus. It's true. It's complete truth. Those things I described in the flesh are part of this world though by the spirit we can overcome these things by the strength that comes from the Lord Jesus Christ because of all the wonderful and beautiful things that he had taught, that helps us in reassurances that God is able to handle anything and everything, while we are unable to do it.

    Where does that leave you as a last and third thing?

    Choice. Do you desire God to be in your life more abundantly? Do you desire the spirit to be in your life more abundantly?

    Pray. Pray about the things you really need help with, not the things you want help with but need.

    There is a big difference between want and need.

    Don't want God to this and that for you, but go to him in need, in love, in corresponding in what the scriptures say about praying.

    Pray for help with anxiety, help with not letting others judgements toward you effect you, help with loving your neighbors, help with patience, help with (sometimes you might be struggling and need help with doctor bills that might not be much and God will send you someone to help type needs ).

    God is a great provider, and he will provide, it is up to you if you trust Him, and to ask him for your needs to be helped, he cares about you and loves you.

    He also listens to us all when we pray and ask for help for the right things that are needed to get by and pass through this life when it comes to us as individuals living in a world with more individuals who all have needs and need help with their own problems they are dealing with.

    Need God, He is always there cares for you, loves you, and we receive the Holy Spirit from Him, and having Faith on the Lord Jesus Christ.

    Learn to know you are, in Christ Jesus and remember where the Lord is there is freedom.


    God bless.

    -Matthew
     
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  2. Arc F1

    Arc F1 Let the righteous man arise from slumber Supporter

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    I read that as the transition from flesh to spirit. Born again is that transition. We can't be born again until we die. " flesh and blood shall not inherit the kingdom.”
     
  3. Agallagher

    Agallagher Slow learner.

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    Thank you for reading, Arc F1.
     
  4. 1213

    1213 Disciple of Jesus

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    I see it is the words of Jesus that can cause the change:

    It is the spirit who gives life. The flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and are life.
    John 6:63
     
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  5. com7fy8

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    It is good how you know these things are wrong; and right from wrong, then, does not have to do with only our outward behavior.

    And yes God is easily able to overcome wrong things in us > His peace is almighty, so easily able > Philippians 4:6-7.

    I need correction > Hebrews 12:4-14 < correction of my character.
     
  6. Agallagher

    Agallagher Slow learner.

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    Thank you so much for taking time to read. 1213, and sharing.

    Thank you so much for taking time to read. Com7fy8, and sharing back some more scriptures. I have not read Hebrews 12 in a while and was surprised at what was seen there.

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    To all who read, my only goal is to help for you to seek and trust God in spirit and in truth, may you get something out of what the Lord has been training believers up and into, not perfection of the flesh but to seek help from God, and to really understand and believe if you Go and pray, ask, and not be double-minded you will receive help from the spirit.

    What does that spirit cause for us? Galatians 5

    The more you pray and go to God, your life will change!

    The more you reflect on yourself on who you are as a person without God and all that has been done in your life.

    Remember this God forgives, you, he loves you, he cares you, and most all he would never feel the want to see you hurting in the sense of being alone because He is with us. The Lord is with us and he loves us and cares.

    Have a good rest of the day!
     
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  7. com7fy8

    com7fy8 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    "Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us." (Romans 5:5)

    From this, I now see how God desires to share with us, all the time, in His own love. He proves Himself in this love, how He pleases to so personally share with every one of us.

    And God is the One who is spiritual enough to change us so we so share with Him. This comes with the real correction > Hebrews 12:4-14 < which our Father Himself does in us.

    He changes us to become like Jesus. His correction is not only punitive or hard circumstances, but in us He changes our character to become like Jesus who is so pleasing to our Father.

    Jesus is God's very own Son so pleasing to Him, and God has shared His very own Son with us, plus He wills to conform us to the image of Jesus who is so pleasing to our Father > I now see that this is included in God's focus of His message and all He is doing >

    "For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren." (Romans 8:29)

    This shows me how greatly our Father desires to share with us, and how God is about family. This has our Father's attention, right now . . . right while this world is acting to highjack our attention elsewhere.
     
  8. Agallagher

    Agallagher Slow learner.

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    Thank you so much for sharing com7fy8.
     
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