The Power and Privilege of the Holy Spirit

Click here to listen to the Fourth Watch message from July 28, 2020.

In the beginning there was power. The power, the Holy Spirit, hovered over the face of the deep. He assisted God in the production of light. Genesis 1:1-3

The power of the Holy Spirit was the message Jesus left with the disciples. When you receive this power, the privilege of being a witness unto me will be yours as well. Acts 1:8

Use this power and privilege to build yourself up on your most holy faith. Praying in the Holy Spirit empowers you to help others become empowered as well. This is the power that keeps you in the love of God.  


Lord Jesus, we are grateful for Your presence. We are grateful that You did not leave us as orphans when You returned to the right hand of The Father. Thank You that You asked The Father to send The Comforter, who is the Holy Spirit. Thank You that The Holy Spirit is The Spirit of Truth. Thank You that You reveal Your will to us through Your Spirit. Thank You that the same Spirit that raised You from the dead is the same Spirit that lives on the inside of us. We thank You for the power of Your Spirit leading us and reminding us of Your Word. Thank You that You are continually drawing us nearer to You by Your Spirit. Thank You that Your power is demonstrated through Your Church by the Holy Spirit. May we stay yielded to Your power. We are seeking Your Kingdom, a kingdom not made with human hands nor by the wisdom of men.  We are pressing toward the mark for the high calling. We know that only comes by submitting to Your Holy Spirit.  Lead us today in all truth by the power of Your Spirit.  What a privilege it is to be belong to You Jesus. What a privilege it is to be able to bring everything to You in prayer. Thank You that when we don’t what to pray, that Your Spirit prays through us and for us. Thank You that You have not left us and that Your Spirit is active in the earth and on the inside of us.  Thank You for the ministry of the angels that encamp around us to deliver us and defend us. May we stay sensitive to Your instruction and Your leadership as we go throughout the day. May we be quick to yield to You in prayer. We will let no corrupt communication come out of our mouths today. Only that which is good to edifying and that will minister grace to the hearers. Help us to not grieve You with doubt and unbelief. May we be believers that believe the Word of God. May we be witnesses throughout the earth because You live on the inside of us. Thank You Father for sending Jesus. Thank You Jesus for sending back the Holy Spirit. Thank You Holy Spirit for living on the inside of us today. In Jesus Name.


Power- the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality. The capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events.

Privilege- a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group.


What a fellowship!!  We have been given power through the leadership of God’s Holy Spirit that lives on the inside of us. But do we really realize what a privilege we have been given?  Just to be able to know that the same power that assisted God when He said, let there be light, is the same power that lives on the inside of us. Amazing!!  We have received the gift of the Holy Spirit. He leads us and guides us, He reminds us of the word of God, He prompts us to yield when we are going astray.  That is power and privilege combined. Today, may we take another look at the gift sent back to us from the presence of God on the day of Pentecost. The gift that keeps on giving, The Holy Spirit. Don’t ignore His presence. Don’t resist His power. Don’t dismantle the privilege that is yours and mine. Own it!  Be blessed by it. Bless others with it. In Jesus Name. Angels All Around You


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