THE TRIUMPHANT ENTRY AND THE TRIUMPHANT SEPARATION.

THE TRIUMPHANT ENTRY AND THE TRIUMPHANT SEPARATION.
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You sat down worshipping God for more than half an hour.  And the Holy Spirit began to whisper into your eyes what he planned to do with you, how he will take you to greater heights, and how he will keep you safe to fulfill his will. He whispered so many other things as you progressed in worship to the point you could feel his warm embrace overshadow you and at the same time you could feel his power rumble like fire in your belly. You did enjoy every part of that intimacy to the point that you could not stand because he caused your knees to buckle that you just decided to lie on the ground and worship him with tears flowing out of your eyes. It was awesome and you wanted this every moment of your life. But, you know what? Life must continue because the triumphant entry of the Spirit is over (which was intimate) and the Holy Spirit will need to work on his temple.
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After this beautiful ecstasy in the presence of God reality begins to dawn on you. Every thing He said, is about to take place but not the way you expected. He begins to separate you from friends, habits, addictions, and everything negative. But,...Mr. Flesh begins to revolt. Your best friend just called you "HOLIER THAN THOU" and she said it in a way, to make you feel inferior. You felt bad that you are about to lose her. You wept in your heart because you could notice that challenges had increased, since you made up your mind to become a Christian. You had decided not to cut corners,  not to sleep with that guy that every girl in class fancied, despite how much he had promised you.
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At this point you begin to have double thoughts, forgetting that he that wavers is unstable in all his ways. You begin to consider following some sisters and brothers in the church who are prayer warriors and who even cast out demons but yet were still involved in one or two worldly desires.  You then tell yourself "there is nothing wrong, if I cut a few corners,  I'm just being wise." Men have now become your standard, despite how much emphasis the Holy Spirit had laid in heart, on you following Christ and Christ alone.


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Your life is now like the temple, Jesus came to in Jerusalem, were everyone was worshipping him when he rode on a colt but when the time of cleansing the temple came there was a lot of disagreement.  The issue of whose authority are you functioning in came in. The same people he came to give life began to reject him, because he will not yield to their lustful desires. They had forgotten he was their Saviour and that he had promised them a bright future. They had begun to choose the scriptures to follow saying "Wisdom is profitable to direct". The precious Holy Spirit, had become a thing of pastors and not a thing for the members. Hmm, such worldly wisdom!!! What decay? All because of lack of trust in God and his words.


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Will you let the Holy Spirit have a triumphant separation? Will you let him have his way? Or will you resist him. Until you come to that point of saying "Lord let only your will be done, intimacy is not complete." Learn to trust God, for he knows what should be in His temple which is your body, better than any man. 
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Live in righteousness. 

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