Life In The Spirit (5 of 17) by Ken Trivette

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Life In The Spirit (5 of 17)
Series: Samson - A Life Of Strength And Weakness
Ken Trivette
Judges 13:25

Outline

1. ENCOUNTERED BY THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD

a) The Person by which He Was Encountered
b) The Process in which He Was Encountered

2. ENDUED BY THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD

a) The Spirit's Presence in Us
b) The Spirit's Power on Us

3. ENABLED BY THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD

a) The Source of Our Power
b) The Sustaining of Our Power

1. When I read Judges 13:25, I think of Charles Gabriel's hymn Pentecostal Power:

Lord, as of old, at Pentecost,
Thou didst Thy power display,
With cleansing, purifying flame,
Descend on us today.

Lord, send the old-time power, the Pentecostal power!
Thy floodgates of blessing, on us throw open wide!
Lord, send the old-time power, the Pentecostal power!
That sinners be converted and Thy Name glorified!

2. If there is anything we need it is the old-time power of the Spirit of God. Someone has written:

God makes his ministers a flame of fire.
Am I ignitable?
God, deliver me from the dread asbestos of ''other things.''
Saturate me with the oil of thy Spirit that I may flame.
Make me thy fuel, Flame of God.

3. As Christians, and as Churches, we need to be saturated with the oil of the Holy Spirit. A.J. Gordon tells about how an American was viewing Niagara Falls with an Englishman. ''There,'' he said, ''is the greatest unused power in the world!'' His friend replied, ''Ah, no, my brother. The greatest unused power in the world is the Holy Spirit of the living God.'' I say Amen!

4. The Bible says of Samson in Judges 13:25, ''And the Spirit of the Lord began to move him at times in the camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol.'' In our last study we looked at Judges 13:24 and how the Bible says ''the LORD blessed'' Samson. As we closed, we briefly thought of how one of the ways God blessed Samson was His power was on Him. Samson knew something of the old-time power and being saturated with t ...


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