- Christ-centered life
- Authentic power
- Bring others to Christ
- Effective prayers
- Understand God’s Word and life
- Trust & obey God
- Embody love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness & temperance
Colossians 2:9-10 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
John 7:38-39 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive:
1 Corinthians 2:15 But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.
Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
1 John 2:20 But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.
1. Crave the filling and empowerment of the Holy Ghost
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
2. Confess your sin and thank God for his forgiveness
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
3. Commit to God every aspect of your being
Romans 12:1-2 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
4. Claim his promises by faith
1 John 5:14-15 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
5. Continually dwell in love
1 John 4:16-18 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
Jude 1:19-21 These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit. But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.