November 2019

11 Nov The Unconstrained Holy Spirit – Part 3

Man was I on the way-too-wordy side of life in the last blog post. I will make up for my being loquacious by getting right to the second constraint that we impose upon the Holy Spirit. Constraint #2 – The Not Here Constraint. We constrain the working of the Holy Spirit by limiting WHERE He can minister. Where? Yes. And, you already know where the where is. (Did that make any sense?). I'll explain by reminding you of this story ...

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04 Nov The Unconstrained Holy Spirit – Part 2

If you have followed this blog for any length of time or attended one of our Holy Spirit Rallies or Ignite & Unite Conferences, you have heard me state "TODAY is the day of the Holy Ghost!" To me, this is one of the most powerful declarations that I can announce. TODAY is His day. He is still in the Book of Acts business. If today is truly His day (and it is), then why aren't we seeing demonstrations of His presence and power? The answer is quite simple.  You don't have to be a theologian or cemeterian (I mean seminarian) to see the answer. It's obvious that we have become quite proficient in constraining the Holy Spirit. This week, I want to share the first of three common areas of constraint. (This will be one of those amen or oh me revelations.) Constraint #1 - The Not Me Constraint. Simply stated, the Not Me Constraint is a misguided perception of who is supposed to flow in God's might and power. Many of those with this constraint have relegated the supernatural working of the Holy Spirit exclusively to the "super Christians". You know who that I am talking about ...

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