When things are not going right, there are satanic forces in operation. What is my solution? To rebuke the condition of sin, death, disease, or whatever it is. I can pray in the Holy Ghost, and that prayer is effectual to bring down every stronghold of the enemy.— Smith Wigglesworth
Reckoning Holy Ghost quotations
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.
Enter into the promises of God. It is your inheritance. You will do more in one year if you are really filled with the Holy Ghost than you could do in fifty years apart from Him.
God wants to purify our minds until we can bear all things, believe all things, hope all things, and endure all things. God dwells in you, but you cannot have this divine power until you live and walk in the Holy Ghost, until the power of the new life is greater than the old life.
Holiness is not the way to Crisht; Christ is the way to holiness.
In answer to your inquiry, I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell.
There's only one proof of the Holy Ghost in your life and that's a holy life.
We worship unity in trinity, and trinity in unity;
neither confounding the person nor dividing the substance. There is one person of the Father, another of the Son, and another of the Holy Ghost; but the Godhead of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, is all one; the glory equal, the majesty co-eternal.
Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.
I can say, through the power of the Spirit that wherever God can get a people that will come together in one accord and one mind in the Word of God, the baptism of the Holy Ghost will fall upon them, like as at Cornelius' house.
There is no use in running before you are sent;
there is no use in attempting to do God's work without God's power. A man working without this unction, a man working without this anointing, a man working without the Holy Ghost upon him, is losing time after all.
What the Church needs to-day is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use men of prayer, men mighty in prayer. The Holy Ghost does not flow through methods, but through men. He does not come on machinery, but on men. He does not anoint plans, but men, men of prayer.
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased.
Sometimes I wish God would give me a Holy Ghost machine gun. I'd blow your head off!
I believe in one God, the first and great cause of goodness.
I also believe in Jesus Christ, the rebirth of the world. I also believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter.
To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground
The first essential for the coming of the Holy Ghost into a heart today is that the heart should be cleansed from sin, for the Holy Spirit does not fill an unclean heart. What God has cleansed, He then fills. Finally, whom God fills, He uses. A holy life is the authentic sign of being filled with the Spirit.
The Spirit and the Word must be combined.
If I look to the Spirit alone without the Word, I lay myself open to great delusions also. If the Holy Ghost guides us at all, He will do it according to the Scriptures and never contrary to them.
How little chance the Holy Ghost has nowadays.
The churches and missionary societies have so bound Him in red tape that they practically ask Him to sit in a corner while they do the work themselves.
There is a day coming when there will be a religion without repentance, a salvation without the Holy Ghost, a Heaven without Hell.
Thug Life hit me like the Holy ghost.
God not only initiated my salvation, He not only sowed the seed, but He made sure that that seed germinated in my heart by regenerating me by the power of the Holy Ghost.
Wherever the Holy Ghost has right of way, the gifts of the Spirit will be in manifestation; and where these gifts are never in manifestation, I question whether He is present.
The Holy Ghost does not come upon methods, but upon men.
He does not anoint machinery, but men. He does not work through organizations, but through men. He does not dwell in buildings, but men. He indwells the Body of Christ, directs its activities, distributes its forces, empowers its members.
The Church is the dwelling place of God in the Person of the Holy Ghost.
Where the Church thrives, people are blessed and progress is evident. Where there is no Church, people feed their babies to crocodiles and roam naked in the jungles.
How can you glorify God in your body, when it doesn't function right?.
...What makes you think the Holy Ghost wants to live inside of a body where He can't see out through the windows, and He can't hear out the ears?
You may have the administration of angels, you may see many miracles;
. . . but I claim that the gift of the Holy Ghost is the greatest gift that can be bestowed upon man.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
A man is not saved against his will, but he is made willing by the operation of the Holy Ghost. A mighty grace which he does not wish to resist enters into the man, disarms him, makes a new creature of him, and he is saved.
The church for too long has followed Casper, the friendly ghost instead of seeking the fire of the Holy Spirit. We have turned limp at the thought of our own cross; we faint when we think of suffering or sacrifice. Beloved, it is time to embrace the fire of God's Presence. It is the fire that purifies our sacrifice.
The spirit of God speaking to the spirit of man has power to impart truth with greater effect and understanding than the truth can be imparted by personal contact even with heavenly beings. Through the Holy Ghost, the truth is woven into the very fibre and sinews of the body so that it cannot be forgotten.
Jesus Christ carries on intercession for us in heaven;
the Holy Ghost carries on intercession in us on earth; and we the saints have to carry on intercession for all men.
All who call the Holy Ghost a creature we pity, on the ground that, by this utterance, they are falling into the unpardonable sin of blasphemy against Him.
The Bible says, "For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink;
but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost"
The true sin against the Holy Ghost is ingratitude.
The gift of the Holy Ghost is as important to man as sunshine and water are to plants.
One of the special marks of the Holy Ghost in the Apostolic Church was the spirit of boldness.
The standard is clear. If something we think, see, hear, or do distances us from the Holy Ghost, then we should stop thinking, seeing, hearing, or doing that thing... Because we estrange the Spirit of the Lord when we engage in activities we know we should shun, then such things definitely are not for us.
The gift of the Holy Ghost, given to us when we are confirmed, gives us the ability to discern the difference between the giving ways of the kingdom of God and the taking practices of the world.