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.
- 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
- The Holy Spirit’s release of God’s power to unlock authority and power in Christians
- The objectives of the Holy Spirit in Christians
- To exemplify His person
- To experience His power
- To elevate His purpose
- To execute His plan
- 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.
- the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscureor difficult to see or understand by others, especially in the norm, carnal or flesh level of thinking. (obscure = something unseen or uncertain or unclear)
- Where does the discernment ability in a Christian come from? How does God deliver the spirit of discernment to His believing people?
- Through spiritual wisdom;
- Through teaching of The Word of God;
- Through direct Divine revelation;
- What the Bible has to say about Christian discernment:
- Christian Discernment is a spiritual gift that comes from God;
- Christian Discernment helps the people of God to know the movement and actions that are of God;
- Christian Discernment allows the Holy Spirit to help the believer to use spiritual discernment to identify truth with Jesus;
- Christian Discernment assisted Solomon in his abilities to be trusted to lead God’s people with honesty, wisdom and integrity. I Kings 3:9-14
- Solomon’s ability to discern was tested, proven and respected; 16-28
- Christian discernment helps God’s people to see what others cannot see and to know what others will not know; Ezekiel 44:23,24; I John 4:1-6
- Christian discernment helps spiritual people to know good from evil; John 16:8,11-15; I Thessalonians 5:21; I Timothy 5:21,22; I Corinthians 2:9-16
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