Presence Of God | Series 3: Hunger, Worship & Baptism Of Holy Spirit
“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!” For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper And from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with His pinions, And under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark.”
Psalms 91:1-4 NASB1995
The source of our being a Christian walk is the Presence of God. A fish out of water dies. The source of our life is the Presence.
The highest approval a man can have is the presence of God.
It impossible to have God as a concept without the presence of God.
Encounter: The presence of God is always and invitation to experience Him.
The last day Church that is driven by the Presence of God.
The Spirit of God helps us to know the Presence of God.
“Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest, and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.”
Acts 9:1-2 NASB1995
The early Church was led by the Presence and the consciousness of His presence.
“As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him; and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?” And he said, “Who are You, Lord?” And He said, “I am Jesus whom you are persecuting, but get up and enter the city, and it will be told you what you must do.” The men who traveled with him stood speechless, hearing the voice but seeing no one. Saul got up from the ground, and though his eyes were open, he could see nothing; and leading him by the hand, they brought him into Damascus.”
Acts 9:3-8 NASB1995
Saul has an encounter with Jesus. Saul became Paul and became a writer of most the New Testament.
Hunger for the things of God requires humility. It requires your heart to go really low before Him.
Submission to God is a form of hunger for God. (James 4:7)
The gift of experiencing is God is hunger.
As a believer, it should be the normal to hunger for God.
Hunger can cause you to do things that you’ve never done before. We need this gift of hunger.
Something happens when you tap into the hunger of God.
The more you eat in the Kingdom of God, the more you hunger for the things of God.
The Church needs to go back to the experiencing and desiring the hunger of God.
The woman with the issue of blood and was unsatisfied and needed and encounter with His presence through touching Jesus’ garment.
We cannot go to the next phase of our life and destiny without a touch of the Presence of God.
Whatever overshadows you will be released. We need His presence to overshadow us.
The Word of God also leads you into His presence.
The presence of God can be so strong upon us that it leads those around us into an encounter with Jesus.
How hungry are you for the presence of God? One encounter with Jesus can change your entire life.
Passion for God is birthed from the Presence of God. Can we dedicate our passions to God?
A person with a passion of God cannot be quenched. Let the Lord renew passion for Him.
Everything changes in the presence of God.