- : to cause (a person, company, etc.) to have a better understanding of what is needed or wanted by a particular person or group. (Webster)
Paul was Attuned, or in tune with the Holy Spirit. He was Zealous in his Faith, and Desire to serve the God he knew.
A religious Jew, defending the Law, and Will of God. Then he met the Lord and became attuned to the leading of the Holy Spirit.
He wasn’t and isn’t alone. We all can be in tune with and led by, the Spirit of God. (There is more to the Holy Spirit than Speaking in Tongues).
Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert, to be tried by Satan. (Mathew 4:1). Phillip was led to the Ethiopian man, to explain the gospel, and was then translated to another country. (Acts 8:29, 8:39)
The Spirit spoke to Peter and gave him both a Word of Knowledge and a Word of Wisdom. that the unclean can be cleansed (Acts 10-11)
The Holy Spirit is our Comforter, Teacher, the Spirit of Truth, that Jesus sent to us to give us the Power to build His Church.
in acts 16, we find Paul following the directions of the Holy Spirit.
He with Timothy traveled through the cities and established the Churches in the Faith, and they increased in number daily. (Acts 16:5)
As they traveled they ‘were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia,’ (:6)
They attempted to go elsewhere, ‘but the Spirit suffered them not.‘ (:7)
When they entered Troas, ‘a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia, and help us.‘ (:9)
After receiving the vision, they were sure of the Lord’s direction and traveled to Philippi. (:12)
While there, the Lord opened the heart of a woman, who had them stay at her home and provided for them.
As they went to prayer a woman possed with the spirit of divination, (a fortune teller, an evil spirit).
The spirit was cast out by Paul in the Power of the Holy Spirit. Paul and Timothy were beaten and thrust into the inner prison their feet in stocks. (:14-24)
At midnight they prayed and praised God. resulting in an earthquake, their shackles being broken and the cells opening. (:25,26)
The jailer was saved, and his household. (:30-34)
We find following the lead of the Holy Spirit, brings us into a realm of Power, to save, deliver, and cause earthquakes.
I am convinced that whosoever is willing can become attuned to the Spirit and the Church can be empowered and enlarged daily
2 Corinthians 13: 14.
“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost be with you all. Amen.”
To be in tune with, or in communion with the Holy Spirit is one of the benefits of accepting not just Salvation, but the Baptism of the Holy Spirit.
Please study the Word. See what it says. Receive what to believe from the source, the Holy Spirit will guide you to all Truth.
If there is a conflict between what you were taught and the Word, THE WORD IS YOUR GUIDE.
Not man’s interpretation.
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We all have the relationship we want with God. My desire is a more intimate one.
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