So we were talking about the gift of the Holy Spirit the other day. I believe that we are created with the gifts from the time we are formed in our mother’s womb.
In Jeremiah 1:5, we see that Jeremiah was created and called to be a prophet even before he was born.
We were talking about how there are visions, dreams, and prophetic areas of ones life even before knowing Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Even before the baptism of Holy Spirit with the Fire and Power that only comes from Jesus.
As we grow up in this world we at times notice things in the spiritual realm that we don’t understand where it comes from. We were given the gifts such as prophecy, visions, dreams, and discernment just to name a few.
They can be used for good or evil.
This is where we see that people who are gifted with these gifts can stray from the true purpose of why God gave them to each individual. If this individual is not aware of God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. You might see them use the gifts for evil….
Using the gifts for evil or worldly gain would be fortune-telling, mediums, and witch craft. They would seem natural to the person using the gifts.
Or if the person is raised knowing of God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit then they will understand the true meaning and use for the gifts. Discernment of good and evil, prophecy, and words of knowledge and wisdom. Which is the reason God gave these gifts to be used in the Kingdom of God.
As we were discussing this the Lord gave me an example of the gifts we have from the time we were formed in our mother’s womb and how being baptized in the Holy Spirit then gives the power that was not once there.
So here is the example of that Daddy gave me as to why we could have these gifts before we are baptized in the Holy Spirit with the fire and power.
Train up a child in the way that they should go…..
A parent gives their child a train set for a gift. This gift cost the child nothing. It is there to use without payment or earning it. This is a gift that the child receives without any thing attached.
If the child leaves the gift in the box then they will always have that gift but never really benefit from the true purpose of the gift.
If the child gets it out of the box and begins to put it together soon the track is ready to use. The pieces that were given to the child are usable. The track is all put together. Now we see the other pieces the train being placed on the track.
On our own accord the train can now be pushed around the track…. It goes where we take it. The set is all in working order. But something is truly missing…. Some might not even know that something is missing for it is all in working order and every gift works.
What is missing? What and why is this gift now not to the full potential?
It is missing the Power!!! With Power it is able to do the things it was created to do.
We are given fire and power when we are baptized by Jesus Christ. This is not the water baptism but the Holy Spirit baptism. Which with it comes the fire and power.
When we put the batteries (POWER) into the toy train we then see how it can reach its full potential. It no longer is running on our own ability but it is powered by something much greater that is within the gift.
The importance of receiving the Holy Spirit was never meant to be left out of the plan of using the gifts you were created to have. We were always meant to receive the power. We have to choose to allow that Holy Spirit to come in and take over. It is greater than we are. It is our ever help.
Train Up! Power Up! Use the Full Gift to its Ultimate Power!