Pastor Taiwo Odukoya @Sunday service
Once you have received life through the Holy Spirit, you are qualified to receive power. These were the words of Pastor Taiwo at the June 2 Sunday service as he continued his message from last Thursday Showers on the Power of the Holy Spirit and the need for every believer to be filled with Him.
Reading from the Books of John 20:1-0;19-23 and Acts 1:4-8, Pastor Taiwo impressed upon the congregation to always crave for the in-filling of the Holy Spirit for it is only then will they experience an over flow of Life, Power and Boldness to do that which they have been called to do. “Once you are filled with the Holy Spirit, you cannot remain the same. Once He in-fills you, you will overflow,” he said.
He went ahead to say that only those who embark on their divine calling without the help of the Holy Spirit will be frustrated. “Trying to do the things of the Spirit carnally will only lead to struggles,” he said. He therefore encouraged the church to always know who they are, the power they carry and to allow the Holy Spirit do His work in them.
“THE HOLY SPIRIT”
Pastor Taiwo @ Thursday showers
Pastor Taiwo in his Thursday Showers message to the congregation, spoke on the need for every believer to be constantly filled with the Holy Spirit. Reading from the Book of Acts 1: 4, he explained why Jesus, after His resurrection, instructed the disciples to wait in Jerusalem for a period until they received the Holy Spirit. Before then, the scriptures had promised of the Indwelling of The Holy Spirit as recorded in Joel 2: 28-29 and that moment finally came on the day of Pentecost as seen in the Book of Acts 2:1-4.
Pastor Taiwo, however, explained that since after Pentecost, there was no more need to “wait” again to be filled, as the Holy Spirit is being poured out fully to anyone willing to receive.
He stressed further that God does not desire that believers live the New Life in Christ Jesus without the help and assistance of Holy Spirit. “Only with Him are we able to comprehend fully and mature entirely into what God has in mind,” he said.
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