Furthermore, Elisha was given the ability to perceive human thoughts and see angelic forces. This is the first level of Holy Spirit influence. Lastly, we understand that there are different gifts, administrations or dimensions (or levels of operation) of these gifts as well as different operations of the gifts. The Spirit of God called them out of this world to form the invisible, universal Church Triumphant. Anointing is done by Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit. The measure of success in the Christian Service is according to the degree of Holy Spirit fillings in us. And he said, Thy servant went no whither. Unde… The Holy Spirit reveals God’s thoughts, teaches, and guides believers into all truth, including knowledge of what is to come. The Holy Spirit is the annointing from the Father. This Plane is on the level of the Fourth Dimension, yet it is within the realm of the Holy Spirit, as there is a type of Christian dominion there within this realm. Again, thank you for the suggestions, kind regards, Kelvin. Likewise, to this day, the Holy Spirit is teaching us and leading us in the same manner! And he said unto him, Went not mine heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? In the Garden of Gathsemane Jesus said, “Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?” A legion in the Roman army is about 6 thousand soldiers. This third level of Holy Spirit influence called the baptism of the Spirit or infilling of the Spirit is also referred to as the “early rain” of the Spirit (Joel 2:23).  However, in this verse in Joel he also refers to a “latter rain” of the Spirit (Joel 2:23).  This latter rain of the Spirit is what I call the fourth level of Holy Spirit influence.  Also, by Joel using the term “early rain” to refer to the great outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost he informs us that we must personally experience the early rain, baptism of the Spirit to the fullest if we want to benefit from the latter rain of the Spirit.Â. He manifests in three different forms which could also be stages in spiritual growth. Jesus could see and perceive human thoughts and being God, could forgive sins. A powerful spirit of prayer descended upon us and some prayed for as long as 18 hours a day. None of us had a higher level of anointing than any other believer. Elisha knowing the military plan of the king of Syria warned the king of Israel and saved him from harm more than twice. The Holy Spirit Is a Helper Who Teaches and Reminds The Holy Spirit guides us to the truth. Other pastors, including me, also prayed with those the pastor anointed. And the third level of our relationship with the Holy Spirit is found in the book of Acts. how shall we do? John the Baptist is known as the “preacher who lost his congregation”. They daily feed on the Bible, the living bread from heaven. The people who halted between two opinions cried out, “The LORD, He is THE GOD! The Holy Spirit has opened their eyes of faith in the Living God through the saving death of Jesus on the cross for all their sins. When Jesus was nearing His trial and crucifixion, He promised his apostles that He would ask God to send them His Holy Spirit. The incommunicable attributes are Divine Omnipotence (All Powerful} Omniscience {All Knowing} and Omnipresence (All Present -God is Everywhere at the same time.}. Meet With Bryan; Published; News & Events; About L.O.V.E. Anointing in makes a person the Bride of Christ. While many others are still serving the Good LORD faithfully in one way or another. Helen Calder. In THE JOURNAL ONCE LOST (Extracts from the Diary of John Sung) I quote, “On the infilling of the Holy Spirit: He who has such an infilling will have an army of heavenly soldiers with him. “For Jesus whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.” (John 3:34). In the conquering mood, the Holy Spirit is joyful, triumphant and victorious. Sometimes it will take higher levels of faith to pull down a major miracle from the Lord, and where our faith levels will not be high enough or good enough to be able to do this, this is where the direct faith of the Holy Spirit Himself will then move up in us and pick up the slack with our own imperfect faith levels so God can then manifest the miracle that He will be looking to do through us. . He says, He must increase, but I must decrease (John 3:30) “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.” Among the disciples of John the Baptist was Andrew who broght the Apostle Peter to Christ. There are different spiritual levels. The Holy Spirit has been in this world from the beginning of creation (Gen 1:1-2). They sing , “Thy Word our Law Thy path our chosen way”. A word spoken by you when your conscience is clear, and your heart full of God’s Spirit , is worth ten thousand words spoken in unbelieve and sin.”  – Robert Murray McCheyne. In Mark 5, when the woman with the issue of … My Ideal Day of Love; Love; Father’s Day Tribute ; Tag: Holy Spirit Speaking in Tongues, Acts 2. About 4 Levels of Love. The following are 10 ways the Holy Spirit works in the lives of believers. I am unable to describe my feelings, which is rejoicing and glorifying God on the one hand and trembling with divine awful fear on the other. Holy Spirit gifting plus proper ministry allows for a Spirit controlled operation. The anointing is one of the most precious gifts that God has given the church. 2 Cor 3:18 says that we go from one level of glory to another. 4 Levels of Holy Spirit Influence The Holy Spirit has been in this world from the beginning of creation (Gen 1:1-2). Jesus Christ is the “only-begotten Son of God”. At the moment of salvation, the Spirit baptizes the believer into the Body of Christ (Romans 6:3). King David summarized … That has been my heart’s desire particularly over this last twenty years. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he  saw: and behold, the nountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha And when they (the army) came down to him, Elisha prayed unto the LORD, and said, Smite this people, I pray thee, with blindness, And he smote them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.” (2 Kings 6:15-17). Aha! Ezekiel gives a clear description of a five-fold level of the anointing upon every Spirit-filled believer. The Holy Spirit also helps Christians in their weakness and intercedes for them. The Spirit does not stop natural or manmade destruction. In our Glorious Lord Jesus the fullness of the Holy Spirit dwelleth bodily. The Holy Spirit is the present-day advocate of Jesus Christ in our hearts. Anointing In. Still looking at the different levels of relating with the Holy Ghost, we saw two levels yesterday- the Ankle-deep level: when you are in control of your life and decisions and also, the Knee-deep level, when you have totally yielded control to the Holy Spirit. . Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to proclaim good news to the poor. Because they are the New Testament temple of the Holy Spirit, they are the source of God’s river. It is of the Light, but there are many places within Purgatory that would be considered a high-level security prison atmosphere. We will be looking at each of these levels with regards to relating to the Holy Spirit. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” (Col. 1:16-17 ESV). But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. The men have become pastors and many sisters have become pastor’s wives. Obviously, Jesus was flowing according to the will of God. Therefore saving grace will preserve him by a special protection. the culprit is the all knowing prophet Elisha which must be apprehended at all cost. All over the congregation, people got up and confessed their faults one to another and also confessed publicly their sins against men and God. Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants?”(2 Kings 5:25&26) Elisha saw not only the outward action of Gehazi in taking the silver and garments, but also the inward thoughts of his intention to acquire oliveyards, vineyards, sheep, oxen and servants. What is the difference between those three, and are the soul and the spirit the same thing? These consist of the majority of the seven billion people on planet … The Bible tells us there is a spiritual gift of discernment of spirits, which is a gift of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor 12:10). The Church of God can never function fully and reach it's maximum potential when it ignores the anointing. In 1 Corinthians 14:1, Paul says, ‘Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit…’ This brings us to the third level of discernment. Numerous outpourings of the Holy Spirit are mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles , in which healing, prophecy, the expelling of demons ( exorcism ), and speaking in tongues ( glossolalia ) are particularly associated with the activity of the Spirit. The levels of the Holy Spirit anointing are: 1. The adults in the building get to know students through Spirit Families in which students of different grade levels are placed into "family" groupings for All-School Masses and other activities; as they supervise morning recess, lunch and arrival and dismissal times. Helen, I would like to be used by The Holy Spirit in this gifting at a level similar to Rees Howells, who along with other members of the Bible College of Wales, fought the Second World War on their knees in prayer with incredible results! Obedience to the Holy Spirit can be in four levels according to Ezekiel 47:1-5. He says, more than 12 legions. 1. We receive the Holy Spirit the moment we believe in Christ. He also determined how much anointing to flow in at a particular time and place. Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, ACCORDING TO THE POWER THAT WORKETH IN US. It was a time of great revival, on hindsight, after seeing its lasting fruit more than 33 years now in August 2011. More than 30 young men and women out of a congreagation of over 150 people responded to the call of full time Christian Service. Which is like our body? It's the miraculous period where you have nothing and God opens all doors for your new birth that results in a new man while the old man is dying, sort of like the metamorphasis of a butterfly. When his covetous servant Gehazi took silver and garments from Naaman and hid them in covert action, Elisha said unto him, “Whence comest thou, Gehazi? The Holy Spirit would remain with them all after Jesus died, was resurrected and returned to the Father. On the very first day of the Camp the Spirit of God came with convicting power. Elijah prayed and the fire of God fell upon the sacrifice. In a sense John Baptist, through the infilling of the Holy Spirit, helped Jesus to form His core group of Apostles in His first Coming. The Holy Spirit does everything. Sometimes when God tells Him to flow in a sign, He will demonstrate a sign. . The prefix, “omni,” is a Latin term meaning, all or universal. And so they are invinsible. Published on May 28, 2009 May 28, 2009 by Bryan Lee Martin Leave a comment “Zaaba, zaaba, zaaba,” Stan repeated, over and over again. The 4th Level Of Love. These are Christians who live the victorious lives like the Ephesians and Colossians, unlike the carnal Corinthians. Unto Him BE GLORY in the Church by CHRIST JESUS throughout all ages, world without end. The Holy Spirit regenerates and renews the believer (Titus 3:5). The 2 Major Types of Anointing – In and Upon 1. What is the difference between the soul, the spirit, and the flesh? In a clear and distinct manner, Apostle Colin Nyathi explains the importance and the value of the Anointing of the Holy Spirit. Spirit Baptism - Understanding the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. They may be Preachers, Pastors, Evangelists, Missionaries, Soul winners, Teachers or just ordinary simple plain people. God is everywhere always because “… all things were created through him and for him. In December 1977, I attended a Church Camp held by the Jesus Saves Mission on Penang Hill, an island on the West Coast of Malaysia. They may join like-minded believers in local Churches like Baptist, Presbyterian, Anglican, Methodist, Lutheran or any other name. Level 1 – Watching 5. 12 legions equal to 72,000 angels. After having confessed our sins in a protracted way and having spent countless hours on our knees in prayer, praise and supplication we received an unction, an anointing of the Holy Spirit (though not all experience this). “The Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.” John 14:25-26. It is on one aspect of this operation of the Spirit that this article will focus – the operation of the Spirit through worship. ANOINTING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT SERIES DIFFERENT LEVELS OF ANOINTING We have seen how Jesus functioned and flowed in the anointing. A person is not made a true Bride of Christ by being baptized with water by the clergy, going through a program, being born in religion, church membership, etc but a person becomes a true bride of Christ when the Holy Spirit moves from dwelling with the person to dwelling in her/him. In Bible seminaries we were taught that there are the communicable attributes and the incommunicable attributes of God. The Holy Spirit functions in the natural world as well as in the sphere of man. Frustrated and very troubled by his constantly twarted purposes and failed missions he said to his servants, “Will ye not show me which of us is for the king of Israel?” He suspected a spy in their midst. “And  one of his servants said, None my lord, O king, but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words that thou speaketh in thy bed chamber. They have joy in prayer and delight in the singing of hymns or spiritual songs. Jesus wanted the Holy Spirit also to be sent to anyone else who believes in Him, in Jesus. Holy Spirit, also called Paraclete or Holy Ghost, in Christian belief, the third person of the Trinity. [(2 Kings 6: 11&atmp;1. . The Holy Spirit who is selfless and self-effacing always point men to Christ. The third level of Holy Spirit influence is what the Bible calls the baptism of the Spirit or infilling of the Spirit.  In the Old Testament times this level of Holy Spirit influence was only available to a few individuals who God chose for a specific work such as Moses, Elijah, Elisha, the Old Testament book authors, etc.  This limited level of Holy Spirit influence continued until after Christ’s death, burial, resurrection and ascension to the Father. Joel foretold that the time would come when this third level of Holy Spirit influence would be available to “all flesh,” meaning being available to every believer and it would take place following the appearance of the “I AM” in Israel (Joel 2:27-29).  Jesus also told His disciples of this happening when He said the time was coming when the Spirit would “dwell in them;” not just “with them” (John 14:16-18).  The availability of the infilling, baptism of the Spirit for every believer in Jesus took place on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2:1-4).  Peter in his sermon on that day pointed to this outpouring of the Spirit as fulfillment of Joel’s prophecy (Acts 2:14-20).  Every believer should daily ask God to fill them with His Spirit so they can daily experience this third level of Holy Spirit power in their life (Ephesians 5:18).