Many years ago, my father spent much time in prayer, longing to be filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. He pleaded the Lord saying, “Lord, make me more like Thee. Fill me with the power of Your Holy Spirit and bless me with Your spiritual gifts. Let people see You in me. Help me to reveal You to those who come to me with a broken heart. Use me mightily and perform supernatural miracles” He fasted and prayed earnestly for seven years to have this divine experience.
And one day, the Holy Spirit filled him and took him into His presence. He saw Jesus sitting upon His throne with divine love filled with beauty. He looked at my father and asked, ‘My son, what you want me to do for you? As per the leading of the Holy Spirit, he started to ask, “Jesus, the harvest is many, but the labourers are few. I need the gifts of the Holy Spirit to serve You and win many souls for Your kingdom.” He also pleaded the Lord to grant him the fruits of the Holy Spirit” Jesus smiled and took him to His Father. He wanted my father to know God’s will according to the promise said in Matthew 7:21, One who does the will of My Father will enter the kingdom of heaven.
He was taken to an unknown place and suddenly he heard a voice of loud thunder. He trembled hearing that voice and asked the Father for the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The voice asked him, “Do you need Me or the gifts of the Holy Spirit?” My father said, “Father, I need You alone” Immediately he was filled with divine happiness.
He was granted the power and the gifts of the Holy Spirit and the spiritual gifts began to work through him. This had happened many years ago, but still the power of the Lord is helping us to carry out this divine service to wipe away the tears of the broken hearted. Many people are being blessed by the Jesus Calls Ministries. These things happen only if we know the will of God and are led by the Holy Spirit.
My dear beloved, to pray according to the will of God, you must be filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. The Lord desires to fill you and lead you according to His will. Luke 11:13 says, “If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him! ” The Holy Spirit alone can help you to speak what you are ought to speak. He alone can lead you and guide you according to the will of God. Completely yield yourself to the Holy Spirit so that He can possess you fully. When you allow God to fill you, you will experience the fullness of the Spirit's working and His power in and through you. Yes, when the Holy Spirit starts to occupy every part of your life, guiding and controlling you, no matter what, His power will be exerted through you making you to be a blessing to millions.
Loving Lord, You are the miracle-working God. I praise You and glorify You. Fill me with the anointing of Your Holy Spirit and use me mightily in the days to come. Perform mighty miracles for me so that Your name will be glorified through my life. Give me the courage to proclaim the good news to others. Enable me to pray with your Spirit and receive answers from You. Let your name alone be glorified through my life.
In Your matchless name I pray. Amen.