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By Jack Levison

Forty Days with the Holy Spirit will encourage you to come across God in clean and astounding methods. you will enhance more advantageous religious muscle groups as you breathe, learn, replicate, and pray—all with an eye fixed to cultivating a dating with the least customary member of the Trinity. The ebook is interactive, delivering the chance to jot down and pray on a daily basis; clever, rooted in a rigorous examine of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation; and welcoming, with forty insightful, well-planned 20–30 minute day-by-day workouts; and prayerful, with forty unique prayers that trap every one day's perception into the deep, non secular paintings of the Holy Spirit. "Jack Levison's full of life new e-book forty Days with the Holy Spirit is a fascinating devotional that invitations the Christian group to be reacquainted with the individual and ministry of the Holy Spirit. I learn it as a Pentecostal pastor/theologian and it provoked me to contemplate anew how the Spirit is actively at paintings in my existence and on the earth. notwithstanding there are...

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Snakes and scorpions, “all the power of the enemy,” waylays the pilgrim en route to God. Those who are tenacious in prayer—like the prophet-widow Anna, who fasted and prayed for decades on end (Luke 2:36–37), like the person in another gospel story who knocks and knocks at midnight (Luke 11:5–8), like the widow who is so determined that even an unjust judge relents and grants her plea (Luke 18:1–8)—are the kind of praying people who know despair, who know the evil of rejection or, better yet, divine silence.

That it must be the Spirit-breath that engorges his mouth. ” A siege could be so devastating that the Israelites, it was predicted, would eat their own children to stay alive (Deuteronomy 28:53–57). The word constrain is used of Delilah’s relentless nagging of Samson to let her know the mystery of his superhuman strength (Judges 16:16). Like Samson, Elihu can’t resist—or so he thinks—the Spirit-breath travelling up his throat, over his tongue, and out of his mouth in a torrent of words. The Spirit-breath of God, in short, lays siege-works against his self-control, prompting his self-claimed wisdom to echo on the ash heap where Job sits.

Tossing my clothes into the closet, I turned the chair so that it faces the window instead of the room. I put my favorite books on a nearby shelf. I stocked a small basket with a journal, pens, plenty of tea-light candles, and matches. It’s spectacular—in an understated sort of way, of course. This is my spot—my sacred space. I can pray without exams, articles, and e-mails in the corner of my eye. I’ve even found Priscilla occasionally hiding away in that space. I don’t blame her one bit. Sometimes we don’t slip away because we have no place to slip away to.

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