Prayer, what is prayer? Gifts, what are Gifts? Prayer is words addressed to God, entreating, imploring or making a request or petition in a humble manner with adoration, confession, supplication, or thanksgiving. A gift is notable capacity, talent, presents, or endowments that is voluntarily given by God to man through special favor to people that have or possess the ability or talent to get a job done for God.
We must fit into a certain profile that our prayer and gifts work together. We have to represent who it is that have made the outline for us to follow. Christ is the head of the church. God is the God of Heaven and earth, the Holy Ghost moves when God speaks to get the job done. If Jesus, the Word come from God, had to be endowed with power from on high to pray the prayer of faith, what more do we that say we love him? Matthew 28:18, all power is given unto me in heaven and earth. Jesus come down from heaven and he prayed. He had gifts but the power he had came down from heaven. John 10:29, my Father which gave them me is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Fathers hand. Jesus profile has faith, trust and love of the Father. There is love, miracles, giving over to the Fathers all of him, submitting to the Spirit, submitting to the Law of the earth and prayer.
Jesus professed what the Word said and readily acknowledged the Spirit. Mark 13:11, but when they shall lead you and deliver you up, take no thought before hand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate; but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye, for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost. Can you hear Him? Do we know the Holy Ghost when he speaks to us. The Holy Ghost is a gift from God. It is the power Jesus promised in John 44:16, and I will pray the Father and he shall give you another comforter that he may abide with you forever. But the Comforter that He may abide with you forever. But the comforter which is the Holy Ghost whom the Father will send in my name, He shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. Some of us don't want to learn, we don't want to be taught. Thank God the Holy Ghost don't forget, we would be in bad shape.
It's only God, the Word and Holy Spirit that is perfect. We are to be pure in heart if we expect to see God. We must drink of the cup that Jesus drank of, taking the bitter as well as the sweet. Jesus said in John 4:14, but whosoever drink of the water that I give him shall never thirst of water springing up into everlasting life. We are in this world but not of the world. Just like Jesus was hated of men, so will you be, so why do we try making friends with the Devil? We have been chosen out of the world by Jesus Christ for the Father. Jesus said that he would be in us as God is in Him that we may be made perfect in one and that the world may know that God has sent Jesus to us and he loves us as God loves Jesus in St. John 16:7, realized that it was expedient that he we away that the comforter would come. Jesus prayed for us and the power of his prayers brought forth the work we can have the Gifts of God operate in our lives through the Holy Ghost. Matthew 10:20, for it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaks in you. The two the Son and the Spirit agree on earth, so when we yield ourselves to them they reach the Father on our behalf when we pray. Matthew 18:19, again I say unto you that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask; it shall be done for them of my Father, which is in Heaven.
We have to learn to pray out of ourselves, pray out of our thinking and yield our prayer to the Holy Ghost that makes intercession to the Son, the Son to the Father. Luke 12:12, for the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what ye ought to say. Jesus brought forth the promise of His Father and because of His unselfishness caused us to be endued with power from on high. When we are born of the Spirit we do not know how it will come but we know that it is the Spirit that quickens.
The flesh profit nothing; the words that I speak to you said Jesus in St. John 6:63, they are Spirit and they are life,
Praying in the Holy Ghost is where our victory over the flesh lies. Now that we have been filled with the power through heart felt prayers we have been enabled to be receivers of the Gifts of God. But we have to as much as possible remain free of willfully committing sin. Remember the Spirit came in and reproved the world of sin, righteousness and judgment. Now that we believe on Him and we put him first and forbid sin to reign in our life that we pass over the judgment. We submit to be Spirit led; he will lead us through all that comes in our lives to the Spirit What a mighty God we serve; whatever we pray in Jesus name the Spirit will hear and speak. The power of God working on the insides of us is the Holy Ghost that we maybe blessed with the gifts of the Spirit. The Gifts only operate with the Spirit.
From the time Jesus came and left the earth he prayed us through to receive the Holy Ghost of whom would help us in our prayer life. The evidence of the Gifts is present in our lives today. Each one have diversities but the same spirit. There is also differences of administrations but the same Lord. They also have diversities of operations but it is the same God which works all in all. Every Gift is given and manifests itself to profit God and not us. God wants glory out of our lives, that splendor, honor, praise, fame and glory. Glory also means we are come in the divine presence of God or its manifestation. We then are given grace according to the measure of the Gift of Christ. All the Gifts of God works with the Spirit. Every one has their own natural gifts, talents, abilities and Spiritual Gifts. Most Christians do not possess all nine of the Spiritual Gifts, but a few do.
1.Words of Wisdom, we speak the wisdom of God which is in mysteries, wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times and strength of salvation.
2.The Word of Knowledge, knowledge with good and evil attached; Knowledge is powerful discernment, wisdom, acquaintances of the Word.
3.Faith, believing without seeing, holding fast to unseen goodness, defy wickedness, looks forth to the future, makes the future appear present, expels fear. Faith is the belief, confidence or trust we have in some person or thing.
4.Gift of Healing, anointed specifically to cure sickness, make whole, sound in mind and body.
5.Working of Miracles, a divinely natural phenomenon experienced humanly as the fulfillment of spiritual law, supernatural happenings, the wonders of God and His work above nature, marvel, an extraordinary events manifesting divine intervention in human affairs. Outstanding or unusual event.
6.Gift of Prophecy, a foretelling special words expounded or foretold, before happening, any utterance, whether including a prediction or not of one who has received, his message directly from God, whatever he commands.
7.Discerning of Spirits, perceive and recognize what Spirit is operation in a specific place and time. See the quality of being able to grasp and comprehension of what is obscure.
8.Divers kinds of Tongues, different in kinds
9.Interpretation of Tongues, explaining what tongue is speaking and what is being said.
Aside from these nine Spiritual Gifts of the Spirit God gave us His Son Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Comforter, grace, wisdom, repentance, faith, food and raiment, rain and fruitful seasons, peace and joy to be used and enjoyed if we would partake of him. God gave us the gift of life and added to our lives. Its up to us if we accept and use God's gifts for righteousness. Every man have their proper gift of God. One manner and another after that. The gifts and callings is without repentance. So some could have the gift and misuse it for the Devil rather than God. God will put a new spirit within us and give us a new life God gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to them that know understanding
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