6-3-15 Fire and Power

fire of the holy spirit

But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you:

and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea,

and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Acts 1:8 KJV

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Before the Lord rose up into the clouds,

He spoke to His disciples full of love

About the Holy Ghost they’d be endowed,

And His great power come from up above.

When you accept the Savior as your Lord,

Believing that He died for all your sin,

The Holy Ghost will come with one accord

And enter you with power deep within.

Then in this fire you know that He is real,

That Jesus lives within you heart and soul.

The Holy Ghost abides in you with zeal;

You’ll tell the world how Christ has made you whole.

The power that rose Jesus from the grave

Resides within you like a tidal wave

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sonnet #378

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4 comments on “6-3-15 Fire and Power

  1. Dorothy Sittler says:

    Matthew 28:18-20 says And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority / power has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.

    The word for power in the Greek is a different meaning in the 2 passages. This needs researching. Thank you for opening my eyes to this.

    • jaytharding says:

      Sister, your eyes have been wide open from the moment Christ came into your heart, because He lives in you and sees through your beautiful eyes. Praise Jesus!

  2. Planting Potatoes says:

    great words today – very powerful image you used to – like it a lot! Blessings to you!

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