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The Gifts Of The Spirit

“Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.”   — John 16:7 (KJV) “And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.”   — Luke 24:49 (KJV) "And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions: And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit."    -Joel 2: 28-29(KJV) Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by th

Spiritual Protection and Spiritual Security

I know many of us were taught to memorize some Psalms when growing up, most especially Psalms 91, 27, etc. We call them Psalms of protection. I have heard the general overseer of a megachurch in Lagos saying "Don't leave home and never go to bed without first reading psalm 91". But now we know better. Reading Psalms does not really guarantee our protection from all the evil and wickedness going on in the world. “We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.”   — 1 John 5:18 (KJV) The verse above says if you don't want the wicked to touch you, you should keep yourself and sin not.  “The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.”   — Psalms 34:7 (KJV) This next verse says, if you fear the Lord, his angels will protect and deliver you. “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”   — James 4:7 (KJV) Anothe