Matthew 16:19-21

Bible Fact: Jesus expects all of His disciples to demonstrate the authority and power of His kingdom as a witness to a weak and wicked world.

The Big Idea: To get Christian disciples to surrender their faith beyond the traditional to be offered the opportunity to engage with God without restrictions to do miraculous works that represent God.

The SOUL ONLY is the lone citizen that lives in the kingdom of heaven.

II. 7 Keys to unlock kingdom authority and power within you:

III. Kingdom citizen rules Jesus taught that release His keys of authority to His disciples

IV. The Holy Spirit’s release of God’s power to unlock authority and power in Christians

A. The objectives of the Holy Spirit in Christians

1. To exemplify His person

2. To experience His power

3. To elevate His purpose

4. To execute His plan

B. The five primary activities of the Holy Ghost

To direct believers in the way of righteousness to represent The Lord;

To divert harm from the presence and way of the believer:

To discern with a supernaturally higher recognition about things, events, activities, and actions of people.

What is discernment?

the ability to judge well.

C. What the Bible says about Godly spiritual discernment:

Discernment is a gift from God; I Corinthians 12:10

Discernment is not used or understood by nonspiritual people; Matthew 16:3; Exodus 9:22-35

Discernment is used by God to unveil evil; Hebrews 5:14; Ezekiel 44:23,24; Malachi 3:18

Discernment is used by God in believers to know or recognize false prophets, demons and evil doers; I Kings 22:19-23/2 Chronicles 18:18-22; Nehemiah 6:12,13; Matthew 24:23-26; Luke 4:33,34; 11:14

Note: When we address the Holy Spirit we must do so in three ways to completely cover the broad perspective of:

His Objective – the aim or goal

His Role – the function/purpose/responsibility

His Activity – happenings that are done, state of being active or actions, deeds