By Jack Levison
Forty Days with the Holy Spirit will motivate you to come across God in clean and astonishing methods. you are going to advance greater religious muscle tissue as you breathe, learn, mirror, and pray—all with an eye fixed to cultivating a dating with the least known member of the Trinity. The booklet is interactive, providing the chance to jot down and pray on a daily basis; clever, rooted in a rigorous examine of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation; and alluring, with forty insightful, well-planned 20–30 minute day-by-day routines; and prayerful, with forty unique prayers that catch every one day's perception into the deep, non secular paintings of the Holy Spirit. "Jack Levison's full of life new booklet forty Days with the Holy Spirit is an interesting devotional that invitations the Christian neighborhood to be reacquainted with the individual and ministry of the Holy Spirit. I learn it as a Pentecostal pastor/theologian and it provoked me to contemplate anew how the Spirit is actively at paintings in my lifestyles and on the planet. notwithstanding there are...
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Turn the page and glance at the table of contents, where you’ll see seven verbs. There is a sequence to these verbs. They lead from deep within to the world outside. BREATHING It’s easy in English to distinguish between breath and Spirit, but in Hebrew, breath and Spirit reflect the same word, ruach, so it’s better to speak of Spirit-breath. In our first days together, we’ll become attentive to God’s Spirit-breath within each of us. PRAYING Settled, able to breathe deeply, we turn to prayer. Not so much prayer as request but prayer as rejuvenation: listening, receiving, and whispering, “Abba.
We both melted into belly laughter. The moment was intimate, indulgent, and inspiring. Like Adam born from dust. Like the widow’s son come alive. Like sun-bleached bones bursting back to life. Like Jesus’s dearest friends in the embrace of their risen Lord. Intimacy can be embarrassing, but it can also be enthralling. If you can, put aside your embarrassment for a moment and reflect on the Spirit-breath of Jesus entering you in the embrace of a kiss, lavish with life. REFLECT BREATHE PRAY Holy Spirit Closer than my breathing Nearer than my heartbeat When I tuck myself away for fear of life And hide from threats real and imagined Consider my lost call, my vanishing purpose And fill me deep Like my dear friend’s kiss Face to face with Jesus I’ll receive you Heart to heart with Jesus I’ll breathe you in Amen DAY 7 READ 1 Thessalonians 4:3–8 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from fornication; that each one of you know how to control your own body in holiness and honor, not with lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God; that no one wrong or exploit a brother or sister in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, just as we have already told you beforehand and solemnly warned you.
But Elihu is only half-right. He mistakenly believes that he has wisdom because he has lost control, because he can’t hold his tongue. What does he gather from this lack of control? That it must be the Spirit-breath that engorges his mouth. ” A siege could be so devastating that the Israelites, it was predicted, would eat their own children to stay alive (Deuteronomy 28:53–57). The word constrain is used of Delilah’s relentless nagging of Samson to let her know the mystery of his superhuman strength (Judges 16:16).
40 Days with the Holy Spirit by Jack Levison