Holy Spirit? Well it’s pretty sweet stuff ..

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Something is filling in me...it’s seems like when im full something will be revealed.. I think I’m going out of my mind.

Could be the spirit, but the only time I’ve recognised Him without doubt was when I got saved... but it was not the same slow filling.. dunno it seemed like a rush and it wasn’t me doing it. It had me wake up one morning after giving up on Christianity for months and start reading scripture for hours. That ain’t me folks, I’m telling ya.
 
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Something is filling in me...it’s seems like when im full something will be revealed.. I think I’m going out of my mind.

Could be the spirit, but the only time I’ve recognised Him without doubt was when I got saved... but it was not the same slow filling.. dunno it seemed like a rush and it wasn’t me doing it. It had me wake up one morning after giving up on Christianity for months and start reading scripture for hours. That ain’t me folks, I’m telling ya.
It is wonderful
God bless you
The scripture say that it is sweet in the mouth but bitter in the stomach so don't be surprised by the battle with principalities and powers.
But it also says that He is more than able to complete that which He started.
 
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Something is filling in me...it’s seems like when im full something will be revealed.. I think I’m going out of my mind.

Could be the spirit, but the only time I’ve recognised Him without doubt was when I got saved... but it was not the same slow filling.. dunno it seemed like a rush and it wasn’t me doing it. It had me wake up one morning after giving up on Christianity for months and start reading scripture for hours. That ain’t me folks, I’m telling ya.
May the Lord continue to bless you!!!

It sounds to me like you are experiencing the doctrine of "Sanctification".

1 Peter 1:15...……...
"But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do".

Many, many born again believers are saved at an early age and then are taken to Church where they are exposed to the Bible and its teachings.
In that way they/we do not even realize that we are in the middle of being "Santified". However, when we are saved at an older time of our lives, what we experience is what you have described. We notice it more because we are more aware as adults than we were as children.

Sanctification is the call to put off the old self, one wrought with sin, and put on the new self, one filled by the Spirit. It is the process of our hearts, minds, and desires being brought into greater conformity with God's written WORD and desiring to be more Christlike. Sanctification is the Christian's growth in grace and knowledge. Sanctification means to become more Christlike, an aspiration that seems all but impossible to reach - but the Lord calls all Christians to holiness and Christlike. We can only do that by submitting our selve to the Holy Spirit and studying His written Word.

The proof of this is found in 2 Corinthians 3:18...…...….
"And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another.[ For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit."

In the Christians life, there are 3 steps...…….
1. Justification.
When we accept Christ as our Saviour, we are at the very moment of accepting Christ, born again and are legally declared NOT GUILITY. That is called justification, we are united to Christ by faith in the gospel and person of Jesus Christ.

2. Santification.
Those who have been united to Christ have been justified, but there is still the reality that we will not be fully sanctified or as some say, "set apart",
while we live in a world dominated by sin.

3. Glorification.
There are TWO ways to be glorified. "Glorified" means that we will have the same kind of body Jesus had after He rose from the dead and then assended to heaven.
A. DEATH in the Lord Jesus Christ.
B. RAPTURE of all believers.
 
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Amen Major
But whether we realize our salvation early or later in life, I expect you will agree that God has no grandchildren, only sons and daughters.
 
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Amen Major
But whether we realize our salvation early or later in life, I expect you will agree that God has no grandchildren, only sons and daughters.
Yes I would. Excellent comment.

We are saved "Individually" --one person at a time.

Matthew 5:9 says that Jesus confirms the relationship between God and being sons and daughters of God when He says...….
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God."
 
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Well it’s been revealed!
I was kinda expecting Him to give me some kind of awesome exciting magic powers or news of how to be a millionaire or something.

instead He showed me all my limiting beliefs and what I’m holding onto
haha

Praise the Lord!
Amen
 
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Well it’s been revealed!
I was kinda expecting Him to give me some kind of awesome exciting magic powers or news of how to be a millionaire or something.

instead He showed me all my limiting beliefs and what I’m holding onto
haha

Praise the Lord!
Amen
Hi Via;

I'm enjoying your thread and the other's posts. What you described is an awesome feeling in Christ, and thank you for sharing with your brothers and sisters.
 
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Well it’s been revealed!
I was kinda expecting Him to give me some kind of awesome exciting magic powers or news of how to be a millionaire or something.

instead He showed me all my limiting beliefs and what I’m holding onto
haha

Praise the Lord!
Amen

In a nut shell;-)
Your initial expectations are good but were focused on base perspectives.
If earthly wealth and prosperity were so important then all of God's children would be millionaires.
I also appreciate your comments on limitations, for we know that God can't help us if we can help ourselves... God has to get us to a place where we have to look up.
God is the source of all things, wisdom, ability etc. and when we look at the Source and not focus on the gifts we avail ourselves to things that have eternal value, things that can also be realized 'in part' on this temporal journey like peace, contentment, happiness, even to the revelation where death has lost it's sting - then we are ready to soar...
God bless
 
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Well it’s been revealed!
I was kinda expecting Him to give me some kind of awesome exciting magic powers or news of how to be a millionaire or something.

instead He showed me all my limiting beliefs and what I’m holding onto
haha

Praise the Lord!
Amen

He DID just that!!!

God made it possible for you to live eternally in a "Mansion" in heaven with no pain and no sorrow and it did not cost one single penny.
 
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Thanks guys,
Your all very inspiring.😇
Initially I was happy with what He revealed, but then for Hours after, I felt real sickly, like I was in this dark place never to see the light of day again. because He showed me how angry I was with Him.
Now I sense a stronger Faith has been released, and It’s relaxing.

I know this might sound odd. But it doesn’t seem like I have put on any armour at all..( the bible tells you to put on the armour)
It seems like what was stripped away revealed the armour already there.

I’m confused.🤔
 
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Thanks guys,
Your all very inspiring.😇
Initially I was happy with what He revealed, but then for Hours after, I felt real sickly, like I was in this dark place never to see the light of day again. because He showed me how angry I was with Him.
Now I sense a stronger Faith has been released, and It’s relaxing.

I know this might sound odd. But it doesn’t seem like I have put on any armour at all..( the bible tells you to put on the armour)
It seems like what was stripped away revealed the armour already there.

I’m confused.🤔
Hi Via;

Good question that we all ask from time to time.

In Ephesians 6:10-18,
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.

Because we as Christians are always in the spiritual battle, for example, feeling sickly or in a dark place, and when we fall short (sin) we let go of the armor. So we pray for God to clothe us again, and again and again.

God is not limited, therefore, fills us with His forgiveness and renewed chances. Praise Him!

What may have been stripped away was the "old self" our past sins and replaced with the full armor of God. Then the next time we ask God for forgiveness, He redeems and restores us and our sins become past and once again we become filled with the armor of God.
 
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Is it possible that the Spirit will lead us to another teaching from a different faith?

I was suddenly overcome with a need to search for something outside the faith and I came across a Buddhist meditation practice by a lama yoda which seemed to do some good...it was like a narrow path and I’ve never been the same.
Since then it’s like the hatred has been lifted.
I’ve even started enjoying the company of some of the residents at work that do my head in.


I most certainly haven’t abandoned the Christian Faith, if anything it’s enhanced it. Wierd but cool stuff is happening😊